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Military and Veteran Candidates

Virginia Tech's online Master of Information Technology program is ranked #1 for veterans by U.S. News & World Report for 2023

Virginia Tech is a community with a long military history and is one of only six schools in the nation classified as a Senior Military College. The Master of Information Technology Program is proud to count many active duty military, retired military and veterans among its students, alumni, faculty, and staff. We are pleased to offer the following benefits to candidates:

  • Waiver of $75 application fee
  • Universal tuition rate that won't change if you relocate
  • Post-9/11 GI Bill eligible
  • Office of Veteran Services available to answer questions about certification and benefits


Military applicants can request a waiver for the $75 application fee during the online application process by following the instructions below:

  • Start the online application form
  • In the Financial Assistance section of the application, check the "Application Fee Waiver Requst" box to add the Fee Waiver Request section to your application
  • In the Fee Waiver Request section of the application, select "U.S. Military Service (Active Duty or Veteran Status)" in the qualifying activity dropdown, provide service dates, and upload required documentation


The Office of Veteran Services stands ready to answer questions about certification, benefits, and other general questions. Please email or call 540-231-5815 with any questions.