Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

U.S. News Rank

70

Acceptance Rate

72.60%

Contact Info

(540) 231-6000 ext. 6000
Price Hall, Room 216A, Virginia Tech
170 Drillfield Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

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About The Entomology Program

Our faculty address a broad range of issues involving insects in most of their habitats: in our crops, houses, forests, fields, vegetables, fruits, water, food, and on our bodies. Research programs are varied and include internationally recognized foundational biomedical research programs emphasizing vector-borne diseases and their transmission by mosquitoes. Comparative genomics and molecular genetics of these vectors provide insights into our ability to explain their vectorial capacity with the goal of improving pest management and disease reduction.

About Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

As a broad-based research university with a large undergraduate population, Virginia Tech strikes a balance among learning, discovery, and engagement. The university offers almost 200 degree programs among eight colleges with historic strengths in science, technology, engineering, and professional programs. Virginia Tech provides a comprehensive education placing a special emphasis on professional development – a hands-on, minds-on way of learning. Exploration of new ideas takes center stage at this Top 40 ranked U.S. Research University where research is a hallmark experience for every student. Defined as an experiential learning activity that synthesizes knowledge and skills acquired in the classroom, research provides a unique opportunity for students to contribute to knowledge creation.

Tuition Cost

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Faculty Size
47

Students In Program
37

Average GRE Scores
660