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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.
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Institution Type Public
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 15,489
   Women 5,662 (36.6%)
   Men 9,827 (63.4%)
Graduate Students 11,350
Entrance Difficulty  
Overall Admission Rate 26% of 30,528 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline January 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 4.03 (based on weighted GPAs)
SAT Math 719 average
680-770 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 682 average
640-730 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 32 average
30-34 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities X      
Cost of Attendance In-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 Met 58%
Average Freshman Award $13,854
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 1,076
Regular Class Size 2-9 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
Atlanta Population 443,775
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 98% of freshmen, 53% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
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Sororities 31% of women participate
Fraternities 23% of men participate
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 Students 9.6% from 127 countries
First-Year Students Returning 97.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 41.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 90%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 19.4%