University Certification & Accreditation
Approval to Operate
Virginia University of Science & Technology (VUST) is certified to operate and grant Master’s degree in the Commonwealth of Virginia by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) in accordance with the provisions of Title 23, Chapter 21.1 of the Code of Virginia.
Student and Exchange Visitor Program
Virginia University of Science & Technology (VUST) is a SEVP-certified school by The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). VUST provides an opportunity to prospective international students to study in the United States. VUST also offers the OPT and CPT opportunities for qualified/eligible students. SEVP-certified school is a college, university, seminary, conservatory, high school, private elementary school, private middle school, other academic or vocational institution, or language training program in the United States that has applied for and received certification to enroll F /and or M nonimmigrant students.
VUST is certified by SAA
VUST has been approved to offer GI Bill® educational benefits by the Virginia State Approving Agency.
GI Bill ® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at http://www.benefis.va.gov/gibill.”
This certifying procedure allows VUST to make certifications to the VA for enrollment and changes in enrollment of students seeking benefits under the VA educational assistance programs listed as follows:
TITLE 38 U.S. CODE: VA Education Benefit Programs:
CH-30 -Montgomery GI Bill, Active Duty (MGIB/AD)
CH-32 – Post Vietnam era Veteran (VEEP)
CH-33 – Post 911 GI Bill
CH-35 – Survivor Dependents/Fry Scholarship
CH-1606 – Montgomery GI Bill/Selected Reservist (MGIB/SR)