Virginia Tech (VA)

Virginia Tech (VA)

Common Application


Early Decision: Nov. 1, 2016
Regular Decision: Jan. 15, 2017

Essay Questions:

Supplemental Essay Questions: 

On an attached sheet, you ou may respond to up to three of the essay prompts below (choose one, two, or three) as you feel they support your individual application. In general, concise, straightforward writing is often the best for college essays. Please limit your responses to no more than 300 words in length.

1. Tell a story from your life, describing an experience that either demonstrates your character or helped to shape it.

2. Describe a time when you made a meaningful contribution to others in which the greater good was your focus. Discuss the challenges and rewards of making your contribution.

3. Has there been a time when you’ve had a long-cherished or accepted belief challenged? How did you respond? How did the challenge affect your beliefs?

4. What is the hardest part of being a teenager now? What’s the best part? What advice would you give a younger sibling or friend (assuming they would listen to you)?

5. Submit an essay on a topic of your choice.

Documents Required:

  • $70 Application Fee
  • Official score reports from the SAT or ACT
  • Official score reports for TOEFL or IELTs
  • Secondary School Report
  • Mid-Year Report

Other Information:

Address: Virginia Tech, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, 
               201 Burruss Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone: 540-231-6267
FAX: 540-231-3242 
Application Info:

SAT/TOEFL Code: 5859
ACT Code: 4420