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Virginia Tech PhD in Computer & Information Sciences

28 Doctor's Degrees Awarded

Computer & Information Sciences is a program of study at Virginia Tech. The school offers a doctor’s degree in the area. We’ve pulled together some essential information you should know about the doctor’s degree program in computer and information sciences, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more.

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How Much Does a Doctorate in Computer & Information Sciences from Virginia Tech Cost?

$16,030 Average Tuition and Fees

Virginia Tech Graduate Tuition and Fees

Out-of-state part-time graduates at Virginia Tech paid an average of $1,534 per credit hour in 2019-2020. The average for in-state students was $761 per credit hour. The following table shows the average full-time tuition and fees for graduate student.

In StateOut of State

Does Virginia Tech Offer an Online PhD in Computer & Information Sciences?

Virginia Tech does not offer an online option for its computer and information sciences doctor’s degree program at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Virginia Tech Online Learning page.

Virginia Tech Doctorate Student Diversity for Computer & Information Sciences

28 Doctor's Degrees Awarded
21.4% Women
7.1% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2019-2020 academic year, 28 students received their doctor’s degree in computer and information sciences. The gender and racial-ethnic breakdown of those individuals is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

About 21.4% of the students who received their PhD in computer and information sciences in 2019-2020 were women. This is in the same ballpark of the nationwide number of 22.6%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those graduates who received a doctor’s degree in computer and information sciences at Virginia Tech in 2019-2020, 7.1% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 13%.

Race/EthnicityNumber of Students
Black or African American0
Hispanic or Latino0
Native American or Alaska Native0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander0
International Students20
Other Races/Ethnicities1

PhD in Computer & Information Sciences Focus Areas at Virginia Tech

Computer & Information Sciences students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus AreaAnnual Graduates
Computer Information Systems28


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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