The 5 Best Virginia Tech (VT) Dorms

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So, you got accepted to Virginia Tech; congrats! Now, the real challenge begins–finding the perfect first-year dorm. Not all VT residence halls are created equally. Some are a lot older and some got renovated recently. In fact, some are far better than others. Based on Virginia Tech student’s experience, here is a list of the top 5 Virginia Tech dorms.

1. Cochrane Hall

VT - Cochrane Hall
770 Washington St SW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, United States

Cochrane Hall is considered the best residence by most of the students. It has AC and it’s connected to the best dining halls. It is near the stadium/basketball center and DX. Cochrane is also a coed, suite style dorm. The bathrooms are very nice and clean and  the common space is very spacious.

Virginia Tech – Cochrane Hall Cost

Housing Charge: $3,549
Residential Telecom Fee: $197
Living Learning Community Fee: N/A
Summary of Charges: $3,746

2. Main Campbell Hall

VT - Main Campbell Hall
300 Drillfield Dr, Blacksburg, VA 24061, United States

The residence is very close to the campus. There are not a lot of people living here so it’s a pretty quiet place, perfect for studying. They are a coed, traditional style residence hall with no AC. It is located close to the Drillfield and a short walk to most of the dining halls.

Virginia Tech – Main Campbell Hall Cost

Single
Housing Charge: $4,099
Residential Telecom Fee: $197
Living Learning Community Fee: N/A
Summary of Charges: $4,296

Multiple
Housing Charge: $3,018
Residential Telecom Fee: $197
Living Learning Community Fee: N/A
Summary of Charges: $3,215

3. Eggleston Hall

VT - Eggleston (Main)
410 Drillfield Dr, Blacksburg, VA 24061, United States

Eggleston consists of East, West and Main. All 3 are coed, traditional style residence halls. Main Eggleston is conveniently located by the library and the drill field. The bad thing about the Main and West Hall is that it has no AC. Only East Eggleston has AC. 

Virginia Tech – Main/West Eggleston Hall Cost

Multiple
Housing Charge: $2,678
Residential Telecom Fee: $197
Living-Learning Community Fee: N/A
Summary of Charges: $2,875

Virginia Tech – East Eggleston Hall Cost

Regular Suite Single
Housing Charge: $4,896
Residential Telecom Fee: $197
Living Learning Community Fee: N/A
Summary of Charges: $5,093

Regular Suite Multiple
Housing Charge: $3,549
Residential Telecom Fee: $197
Living Learning Community Fee: N/A
Summary of Charges: $3,746

Regular Suite Multiple – Meraki Living-Learning Community
Housing Charge: $3,549
Residential Telecom Fee: $197
Living Learning Community Fee: $50
Summary of Charges: $3,796

Private Bath Multiple
Housing Charge: $3,549
Residential Telecom Fee: $197
Living Learning Community Fee: N/A
Summary of Charges: $3,746

Private Bath Multiple – Orion & Ujima Living-Learning Communities
Housing Charge: $3,549
Residential Telecom Fee: $197
Living Learning Community Fee: $50
Summary of Charges: $3,796

Large Suite Multiple
Housing Charge: $3,635
Residential Telecom Fee: $197
Living Learning Community Fee: N/A
Summary of Charges: $3,832

4. New Hall West

New Hall West
190 W Campus Dr, Blacksburg, VA 24061, United States

New Hall West is modern, coed and has a private bath-style residence hall. The room also has a high ceiling with lots of space and most importantly, the rooms have AC. The dorm is quiet and not very sociable. The dorm is also close to the West End dining hall. The only issue is that it is a bit further from campus.

Virginia Tech – New Hall West Cost

Single
Housing Charge: $5,065
Residential Telecom Fee: $197
Living Learning Community Fee: N/A
Summary of Charges: $5,262

Multiple
Housing Charge: $3,718
Residential Telecom Fee: $197
Living Learning Community Fee: N/A
Summary of Charges: $3,915

5. Hoge Hall

VT - Hoge Hall
570 Washington St SW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, United States

Hoge Hall is the home for students in the Galileo and Hypatia programs at Virginia Tech. This is a coed, traditional style residence hall. The reason this is in the top 5 dorms at VT is because it is specific for engineering students. The dorm is designed for the purpose of bringing different people together under a common major. One bad thing about the Hoge Hall is that there’s no AC and it has has communal style bathrooms

Virginia Tech – Hoge Hall Cost

Multiple
Housing Charge: $2,678
Residential Telecom Fee: $197
Living Learning Community Fee: $50
Summary of Charges: $2,925

Here are other Virginia Tech dorms for Undergraduate Students

  • Ambler Johnston (East)
  • Ambler Johnston (West)
  • Campbell (East)
  • The Creativity and Innovation District Residence Hall
  • Graduate Life Center at Donaldson Brown
  • Harper
  • Hillcrest
  • Johnson
  • Miles
  • New Residence Hall East
  • Newman
  • O’Shaughnessy Hall
  • Payne
  • Pearson Hall East
  • Pearson Hall West
  • Peddrew-Yates
  • Pritchard
  • Slusher Hall
  • Vawter
  • Whitehurst Hall
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