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Georgia Institute of Technology Acceptance Rate, Requirements & Admissions Information

Atlanta, GA

Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Not reported

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is not accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 4  
Science 4  
Foreign Language 2  
Social Studies 3  
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required January 6
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only Considered if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
225 North Avenue, NW
City, State, Zip
Atlanta, GA 30332-0001
Phone
 
Fax
(404) 853-9163
E-mail
admission@gatech.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
January 4
Application Fee
$75
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
October 15, November 2
Early Action Notification
Not reported

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
 
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
21% of 36,856 applicants were admitted
Women
28% of 11,678 applicants were admitted
Men
17% of 25,178 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
3,954 (52%) of 7,584 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,611 (49%) of 3,274 admitted students enrolled
Men
2,343 (54%) of 4,310 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
Not reported
Students Offered Wait List
3,800
Students Accepting Wait List Position
2,623
Students Admitted From Wait List
632

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
4.08
3.75 and Above
90%
3.50 - 3.74
6%
3.25 - 3.49
2%
3.00 - 3.24
1%
2.50 - 2.99
1%
2.00 - 2.49
 

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
670-780 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
77.42%
Score of 600 - 700
18.74%
Score of 500 - 600
3.49%
Score of 400 - 500
.31%
Score of 300 - 400
.04%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
630-730 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
57.67%
Score of 600 - 700
37.3%
Score of 500 - 600
4.77%
Score of 400 - 500
.22%
Score of 300 - 400
.04%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
29-34 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
82.88%
Score of 24 - 29
14.6%
Score of 18 - 23
2.4%
Score of 12 - 17
.12%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 90%
Top quarter: 98%
Top half: 99%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

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