Virginia Tech Expects One of Its Most Diverse Entering Classes This Fall

The latest data from the U.S. Department of Education shows that blacks make up 4 percent of the student body at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, commonly known at Virginia Tech. But the university, located in Blacksburg, reports that the incoming class will be one of the most diverse in the university's history. Blacks are expected to be 6 percent of first-year students this fall.