Prospective Students

Thinking about Computer Science at Virginia Tech?

Here's a video made by a few CS students that gives you some idea what we are all about.

For more videos about the department, including interviews with faculty and with employers that hire VT CS grads, please visit our YouTube page.

If you are wondering why study CS at all, the ACM has a helpful page on computing degrees and careers, which includes topics such as:

The videos produced by the University of Washington give a good sense of why computer science is such a fascinating and promising field, and describe some career paths that are open to computer science graduates.

For information about other degree programs in the College of Engineering, visit this Exploring Engineering site. For more information about all of Virginia Tech, check out the Office of Admissions.

If you are coming to Virginia Tech as an undergraduate, take a look at the quick links to the left. If you have questions, please contact If you would like to visit our campus, make sure to read the information on Visiting the Department.

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