VT SPIA Dedicated to Excellence
Ranked #22 in Urban Planning in the U.S
Your contribution allows VT SPIA to continue to be a vibrant community of scholars and practitioners.
Our three leading programs that cover the scale and scope of public and international affairs to learn in a truly interdisciplinary environment.
From the capital to capital — Washington D.C. Metro Area to Richmond — and to the heart of Virginia (Blacksburg), we offer programs across three campuses.
We value offering a tailored educational experience. In this spirit, SPIA advisors would be delighted to discuss with you whether our program meets your needs.
Gain Real-World Experience in Washington D.C. with SPIA
Interdisciplinary by DNA
Vision & Skills for Success
VT SPIA offers experiential learning, study abroad and training programs for students of all ages and stages in their careers to continually cultivate their vision and impact change.
Serve through Scholarship
VT SPIA leads several interdisciplinary research efforts. Faculty and students dedicate their scholarship to help address complex, pressing issues, such as the refugee crisis, affordable housing and sustainability practices.