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Blacksburg

Blacksburg is an incorporated town located in Montgomery County, Virginia, United States, with a population of 42,620 at the 2010 census.

Blacksburg, Christiansburg, and Radford are the three principal jurisdictions of the Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford Metropolitan Statistical Area which encompasses those jurisdictions and all of Montgomery, Pulaski, and Giles counties for statistical purposes. The MSA has an estimated population of 159,587 and is currently one of the faster-growing MSAs in Virginia. Blacksburg is dominated economically and demographically by the presence of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (better known as Virginia Tech), a Virginia land-grant university.

Blacksburg is the largest town in Virginia by population, and the 15th-largest municipality overall. It is larger than several of the commonwealth's independent cities. In 2011, Businessweek named Blacksburg the "Best Place in the U.S. to Raise Kids.". Also in 2011, Southern Living named Blacksburg the "Best College Town in the South.".

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Schools in and around Blacksburg, VA

Name
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Four or more years; Public; $22,254 average out-state tuition; $8,852 average in-state tuition
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $0 average out-state tuition; $0 average in-state tuition
Radford University
Four or more years; Public; $16,256 average out-state tuition; $5,508 average in-state tuition
New River Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $6,914 average out-state tuition; $2,676 average in-state tuition
Roanoke College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $31,950 average out-state tuition; $31,950 average in-state tuition
ITT Technical Institute–Salem
Four or more years; Private for profit; $17,748 average out-state tuition; $17,748 average in-state tuition
National College-Salem
Four or more years; Private for profit; $10,980 average out-state tuition; $10,980 average in-state tuition

Blacksburg, VA Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Mary Macon McGuire Scholarship $2,500 March 15, 2017
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016