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Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus Overview

Located in Atlanta, Georgia, Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus is a public institution. The city atmosphere of Atlanta makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus Known For?

13,974 Full-Time Undergraduates
$14,927 Avg Cost After Aid
23% Acceptance Rate
  • The student loan default rate at Georgia Tech is 1%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • The highest degree offered at Georgia Tech is the doctor's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 90% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Georgia Tech makes roughly $79,100 a year. This is 94% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.

Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus Rankings

Georgia Tech is ranked #82 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation. Georgia Tech also holds the #2 spot on the Best Colleges in Georgia ranking.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that Georgia Tech has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for Georgia Tech

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for International Students 26
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 35
Best Colleges 82
Best Colleges for Veterans 170
Best Colleges for Diversity 239
Best Colleges for the Money 523

Where Is Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus?

Location of Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus

Contact details for Georgia Tech are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 225 North Ave, Atlanta, GA 30332-0530
Phone: 404-894-2000
Website: www.gatech.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/georgiatech
Twitter: https://twitter.com/georgiatech

How Do I Get Into Georgia Tech?

You can apply to Georgia Tech online at: www.admission.gatech.edu/apply/

Admission Requirements for Georgia Tech

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Georgia Tech?

23% Acceptance Rate
42% Of Accepted Are Women
49% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Georgia Tech is 23%, which means the school is highly selective when deciding who will be admitted and who won't. Even if you have great grades and test scores, that may not be enough. So be sure to look for ways to make your application memorable.

Approximately 58% of accepted students are men and 42% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 20%, and the acceptance rate for women is 32%.

Average Test Scores

About 49% of students accepted to Georgia Tech submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 370 and 730. Math scores were between 720 and 790.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus  ( 370 to 730 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus  ( 720 to 790 )
200
800
Georgia Tech received ACT scores from 51% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 31 and 35. Math scores were between 30 and 35. Composite scores were between 30 and 34.

ACT English Scores for Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus  ( 31 to 35 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus  ( 30 to 35 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus  ( 30 to 34 )
1
36

Can I Afford Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus?

$14,927 Net Price
26% Take Out Loans
1.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Georgia Tech is $14,927. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Georgia Tech

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$9,115 $12,339 $15,988 $17,819 $18,290

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Georgia Tech, approximately 26% of students took out student loans averaging $6,520 a year. That adds up to $26,080 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Georgia Tech is 1.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus Undergraduate Student Diversity

13,974 Full-Time Undergraduates
39% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 15,573 undergraduate students at Georgia Tech, with 13,974 being full-time and 1,599 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Georgia Tech

There are also 13,803 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 13,974 full-time undergraduates at Georgia Tech, 61% are male and 39% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Georgia Tech

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Georgia Tech Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 2,794
Black or African American 975
Hispanic or Latino 915
White 6,865
International Students 1,337
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,088

Geographic Diversity

Georgia students aren't the only ones who study at Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus. At this time, 44 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 126 countries are represented at Georgia Tech. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.

Online Learning at Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus

9,852 Took All Classes Online
10,341 Took At Least One Class Online
45.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 10,341 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Georgia Tech has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 4th most popular in Georgia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Georgia Tech

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus was 45.8%. This is the #526 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Georgia Tech regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Georgia Tech majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer & Information Sciences 11%
Computer Information Systems 11%
Computer Science 1%
Engineering 1%
Environmental Engineering 8%
Industrial Engineering 8%
Manufacturing Engineering 45%
Mechanical Engineering 8%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Georgia Tech ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Georgia Tech.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering #2
Industrial Engineering #2
Computer Science #9
Engineering #11
Computer Information Systems #19
Computer & Information Sciences #40

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus Majors

In 2017-2018, Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus awarded 7,434 undergraduate degrees and 7,528 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 0 207 104 44
Applied Mathematics 0 3 68 5
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 0 95 6
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 62 0 0
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 0 0 37 8
Biomedical Engineering 0 239 41 45
Business Administration & Management 0 361 330 9
Chemical Engineering 0 220 19 24
Chemistry 0 22 11 42
Child Development & Psychology 0 18 4 10
Civil Engineering 0 129 97 22
Computer Engineering 0 151 0 0
Computer Information Systems 0 617 1,114 34
Computer Science 0 0 144 14
Computer Software & Applications 0 4 9 2
Design & Applied Arts 0 39 20 0
Economics 0 23 31 3
Electrical Engineering 0 190 350 83
Engineering Mechanics 0 0 2 0
Environmental Engineering 0 37 29 9
General Architecture 0 30 0 5
General Biology 0 68 11 11
Geography & Cartography 0 0 7 0
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 5 1 10
History 0 11 5 2
Industrial Engineering 0 356 89 15
Information Science 0 0 0 5
Information Technology 0 0 30 0
International Relations & National Security 0 32 10 1
International Studies 0 7 0 0
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 14 0 0
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 0 102 0
Manufacturing Engineering 0 0 11 0
Materials Engineering 0 81 9 26
Mathematics 0 42 15 8
Mechanical Engineering 0 552 231 43
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 0 7 0 0
Nuclear Engineering 0 32 6 4
Operations Research 0 0 27 5
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 11 0 0
Physics 0 44 15 19
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 0 0 1
Public Health 0 0 6 0
Public Policy 0 19 8 3
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 51 10 3
Real Estate Development 0 0 10 0
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 14 0
Science, Technology & Society 0 33 0 0
Statistics 0 0 31 0
Sustainability Science 0 0 14 0
Systems Engineering 0 0 30 0
Urban & Regional Planning 0 0 41 5
Total 0 7,434 6,476 1,052

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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