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Virginia Tech Housing Costs

$5,890 On-Campus Room Typical Cost
$4,736 On-Campus Meals Typical Cost
$1,100 Books & Supplies Typical Cost
$3,250 Other Living Expenses Typical Cost

What are the Virginia Tech Living Expenses?

It is very important to understand the many expenses associated with going to college so you're able to plan accordingly. The cost of housing, meal plans, and supplies really can accumulate after four years (or maybe more)! Make a good financial decision by considering these costs.

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Virginia Tech Housing and Meal Plan Costs In 2021, Virginia Tech students paid $5,890 for housing and $4,736 for dining.

The next table outlines average prices at Virginia Tech for both living on campus or off campus, dining plans as well as other charges.

Expense On Campus Off Campus
Room and Board $10,110 $11,580
— Housing       $5,890
— Meals       $4,736
Other Living Expenses $3,250 $3,250
Books and Supplies $1,100 $1,100
Total $14,460 $15,930

Over 4 Years You Could Spend About $62,738 for Housing, Food and Other Stuff

In the past five years, Virginia Tech room and board have adjusted 4.2% each year on average, compared to a nationwide average change of 2.4%. If today's trends in housing and meal expenses go on, we predict incoming freshman students in 2022 to pay about $14,929 for their first year of school. Those students will likely end up spending somewhere around $15,418 for their second year, and $16,461 for their 4th year.

Bachelor's degree students will wind up spending a total of around $62,738 in housing and dining expenses by the time they finish, while students obtaining their associate degree will pay a total of about $30,347.


* estimated

How to Finance Your Virginia Tech Education?

More Details on Living On Campus

Are you wondering whether you may be required to live on campus? If you are a first-time full-time student, some schools may require it. See the table below to find out whether Virginia Tech does or not, as well as the on-campus housing capacity.

Question Answer
Are Freshmen Required to Live on Campus? No
On-Campus Housing Capacity 9,471

Campus Expenses Here are Similar to Other Schools

Virginia Tech on-campus students pay a total of $14,460 for living expenses. This cost is not far from the nationwide average of $15,282.


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