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How To Apply

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. Students interested in being part of the new areas of emphasis (QuantumMachine LearningSecure Information Systems & NetworksElectronic Power Systems; and Communication, Signal Processing, & Radar) should select the NCR campus on their EE or CPE MEng application. 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.


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