About the School
Founded in 1872, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, commonly known as Virigina Tech, is a public research university with an endowment over $1 billion. Located in Blacksburg, Virginia, its 2,600-acre rural campus is about 200 miles west of Richmond. Enrollment is approximately 29,000 undergraduate and 6,000 graduate students. Virginia Tech has a Catholic Campus Ministry, Thomistic Institute chapter, and FOCUS ministry.