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Georgia Institute of Technology

Atlanta, GA

FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Entrance Difficulty
 
High School Preparation
High School GraduationHigh school diploma required and GED is not accepted
High School ProgramCollege preparatory program is required
High School Units Required or Recommended
SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English 4 
Mathematics 4 
Science 4 
Foreign Language 2 
Social Studies 3 
History  
Academic Electives  
Examinations
ExamScores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACTRequiredFebruary 1
SAT Only  
ACT Only  
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACTConsidered if submittedFebruary 1
SAT Subject Tests OnlyConsidered if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Essay component recommended
ACT Writing Test PolicyAccepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT EssaySAT: Used for admission
ACT: Used for admission

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Admissions Office
Address225 North Avenue, NW
City, State, ZipAtlanta, GA  30332-0001
Phone(404) 894-4154
Fax(404) 853-9163
E-mailadmission@gatech.edu
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 1
Application Fee$75
Application Fee WaiverAvailable
Regular Admission NotificationMarch 14
Accept Offer of AdmissionMay 1
Waiting List UsedYes
Defer AdmissionStudent can defer admission
Transfer AdmissionTransfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision OfferedNo
Early Decision Deadline 
Early Decision Notification 
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Action DeadlineOctober 15
Early Action NotificationJanuary 10
Application Form
Common ApplicationAccepted
Universal College ApplicationNot accepted
Electronic Application Available
Other Application Requirements
InterviewNot Required
Essay or Personal
Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of
Recommendation
 
Other 
Financial NeedFinancial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

SELECTION OF STUDENTS

FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Rigor of Secondary School RecordX
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Class RankX
RecommendationsX
EssayX
InterviewX
Level of Applicant's InterestX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Volunteer WorkX
Particular
Talent/Ability
X
Character/Personal QualitiesX
First Generation to Attend CollegeX
State ResidencyX
Geographic ResidenceX
Relation with AlumnusX
Religious Affiliation/ CommitmentX
EthnicityX
Work ExperienceX

PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION

Overall Admission Rate26% of 30,528 applicants were admitted
   Women34% of 9,494 applicants were admitted
   Men22% of 21,034 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled3,469 (44%) of 7,868 admitted students enrolled
   Women1,352 (42%) of 3,241 admitted students enrolled
   Men2,117 (46%) of 4,627 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate 
Early Action Admission Rate30% of 14853 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List 3,830
Students Accepting Wait List Position 2,267
Students Admitted From Wait List 470
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPA4.03 (based on weighted GPAs)
3.75 and Above90%
3.50 - 3.746%
3.25 - 3.492%
3.00 - 3.241%
2.50 - 2.991%
2.00 - 2.49 
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math719 average
680-770 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
66%
Score of 600 - 700
29%
Score of 500 - 600
4%
Score of 400 - 500
1%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Critical Reading682 average
640-730 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
45%
Score of 600 - 700
45%
Score of 500 - 600
9%
Score of 400 - 500
1%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Writing682 average
640-730 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
46%
Score of 600 - 700
43%
Score of 500 - 600
9%
Score of 400 - 500
1%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite32 average
30-34 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
83%
Score of 24 - 29
16%
Score of 18 - 23
1%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class RankTop tenth: 87%
Top quarter: 97%
Top half: 99%
Bottom half: 1%
National Merit Scholar2%
ValedictorianNot reported
Class PresidentNot reported
Student Government OfficerNot reported
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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 4.23 729 688 31
Low 2.68 2.86 440 450 18
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 36
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