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

Graduate Programs

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.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
    • The GRE is not required for Virginia Tech undergraduate students earning a B.S. degree in ECE at Virginia Tech with a GPA of 3.5 or higher in their last 60 hours.
  • 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.

View scholarships & fellowships available here.

Key Dates & Contact Information

March 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