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Georgia Institute of Technology

Atlanta, GA

Georgia Institute of Technology, founded in 1885, is a public institute of technology. It helps prepare students of extraordinary motivation and ability to serve and to lead in a world that is increasingly dependent on technology. Programs are offered through Ivan Allen College and DuPree College of Management and the Colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering and Sciences. Its 365-acre campus is located near downtown Atlanta.

Web Sitewww.gatech.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students15,489
   Women5,662 (36.6%)
   Men9,827 (63.4%)
Graduate Students11,350

ADMISSION

Entrance Difficulty 
Overall Admission Rate26% of 30,528 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA4.03 (based on weighted GPAs)
SAT Math719 average
680-770 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading682 average
640-730 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing682 average
640-730 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite32 average
30-34 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $23,300
Out-of-state: $43,492
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $12,212
Out-of-state: $32,404
Room and Board
$11,088
Average Percent of Need Met58%
Average Freshman Award$13,854
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$32,169

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
1,076
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 20% of classes
10-19 students: 18% of classes
20-29 students: 17% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 9% of classes
50-99 students: 19% of classes
Over 100 students: 7% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Atlanta Population443,775
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 98% of freshmen, 53% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotBuzz
Sororities31% of women participate
Fraternities 23% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
21.8% Asian
7.4% Black/African-American
7.5% Hispanic/Latino
4.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
55.6% White
3.6% Unknown
International Students9.6% from 127 countries
First-Year Students Returning97.3%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
41.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
90%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
19.4%
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.75 4.23 726 689 31
Low 2.68 2.93 510 450 20
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 36
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DID YOU KNOW?

• Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney bought the rights to Georgia Tech's fight song "The Ramblin' Wreck" in 1979.

• A major Tech tradition is "stealing the T," in which students try to remove the huge yellow T from the administration building tower.

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