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How to Apply – Master of Engineering (greater Washington, D.C., metro area)

Applicants applying for admission to ECE Graduate Programs at all campuses are to use the online Virginia Tech Graduate School Application Form. The complete application includes:

  • A completed Virginia Tech Graduate School online application form. The application deadlines are given below under key dates.
  • An up-to-date, electronic copy of all official transcript(s) must be submitted with your on-line application.
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation.
  • GRE is not required for qualified domestic applicants. For stronger consideration please submit a GRE score if the applicant GPA is below 3.0.
  • GRE is required for international students.
  • TOEFL or IELTS exam for applicants earning undergraduate or graduate degrees from non-English institutions.
  • A Resume and a Statement of Purpose submitted with the online application.

For more information contact us at vt.ece.gradadm@vt.edu.

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Key Dates & Contact Information

April 1: Deadline for international students applying for fall admissions

June 1: Deadline for domestic students applying for fall admissions

October 1: Deadline for international students applying for spring admissions

November 1: Deadline for domestic students applying for spring admissions

For more information contact us at vt.ece.gradadm@vt.edu.


TOEFL and IELTS scores

Recommended TOEFL scores for each test types are:

Internet based: 90
IELTS Band 6.5

GRE scores

Recommended GRE scores (RGT):

GRE (V): 150
GRE (Q): 155
GRE (W): 3.5