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Where we live and work

Virginia Tech is a comprehensive, public, land-grant university committed to teaching, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world.

Our 13,000 full- and part-time employees and 38,000 students are committed to community, diversity, and excellence, in the spirit of our motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve). Learn more about the benefits of working with us.

Our region

Our main campus is located in Blacksburg, Virginia, in a region consistently ranked among the country's best places to live (see some recent regional recognitions: 20212022).  Blacksburg sits on a plateau between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny mountains in Montgomery County, which is part of the New River Valley. Our region is one of the most biologically diverse areas in the United States and offers a wealth of outdoor recreation, cultural experiences, and family-friendly activities.