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How to Apply: DAAS - Blacksburg

Application process:

For current VT students:

Each student who would like to pursue the DAAS degree must send the following to the STAT graduate secretary, Mr. John DeLong (

1. A personal response stating why they want to pursue a DAAS degree. 

2. 3 letters of recommendation 

3. Copies of both undergraduate and graduate transcripts. 

At this point, STAT/DAAS will be able to assess their background and determine if they can place out of the DAAS core courses and take the upper level stat courses, as discussed above. After decisions have been made about acceptance into the program, the student will be notified. If they are admitted, then they will need to submit an Application for Simultaneous Degree Approval to the graduate school. 

This form can be found at the following link:

For non-VT students:

Apply to the Virginia Tech Graduate School here.