Convenient, but hardly ordinary
Step Into Blacksburg and you'll find excitement, adventure and every form of entertainment imaginable. There's truly something for everyone. Arts, education, dining, recreation, technology and more. It is a place with small town charm and big university vibe, a place that offers unmatched beauty and uniqueness all of its own. With hundreds of outstanding retail and dining establishments, numerous art galleries, performance halls, museums, and lush green parks, it's easy to see the allure of Blacksburg.
Blacksburg is also known nationally as an ideal place to raise a family, a hub for research and entrepreneurship and for the unmatched athletic and academic achievements of the Virginia Tech Hokies.
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Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing students to be leaders and problem-solvers. As the commonwealth’s most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers about 280 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 34,000 students and manages a research portfolio of more than $521 million. The university fulfills its role as a land-grant by fostering a collaborative environment that integrates technology into all disciplines, so that the Virginia Tech community can serve as a force for positive change around the commonwealth, the country, and the world. Through experiential learning, future-focused research, and an inclusive, spirited culture, Virginia Tech strives to accomplish the charge of its motto Ut Prosim (That I May Serve).
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