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First-Generation Student Success

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At Virginia Tech,

A student is identified as a first-generation college student if neither parent/guardian has earned a bachelor’s degree at a four-year college or university. Student Affairs is committed to the ongoing development of resources and tools that contribute to first-generation college student success.

There are over 6,000
first-generation students at Virginia Tech.

More than 50
first-generation undergraduates live in the GenerationOne living-learning community.

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