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Located in Atlanta, Georgia, Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus is a public institution. The location of Georgia Tech is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

621 Undergraduate Degrees
1,352 Graduate Degrees
$39,990 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
23% Acceptance Rate

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Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus Rankings

We have ranked Georgia Tech as #11 out of 408 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation. Georgia Tech also holds the #1 spot on the Best Colleges in Georgia ranking.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Georgia Tech has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Most Popular Computer Science Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Most Popular Computer Science Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Computer Science Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Most Popular Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Best Computer Science Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Georgia Tech.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Computer Information Systems Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Computer Software & Applications Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Value Computer Software & Applications Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Computer Software & Applications Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Information Science Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Value Information Science Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Best Information Technology Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Computer Information Systems Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Value Computer Information Systems Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Most Popular Computer Science Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Georgia Tech has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#3 Best Colleges for Computer Information Systems College Factual
#3 Best Computer Information Systems Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#8 Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#23 Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences College Factual
#34 Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#40 Best Schools Course Advisor

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 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus  ( 720 to 790 )
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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 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus  ( 30 to 35 )
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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?

$39,990 Net Price
26% Take Out Loans
1.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Georgia Tech is $39,990. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

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

14,310 Full-Time Undergraduates
40% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 15,964 undergraduate students at Georgia Tech, with 14,310 being full-time and 1,654 being part-time.

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

There are also 20,338 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 14,310 full-time undergraduates at Georgia Tech, 60% are male and 40% 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 3,222
Black or African American 1,011
Hispanic or Latino 1,023
White 6,568
International Students 1,549
Other Races/Ethnicities 937

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 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 #306 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 Systems 11%
Computer Science 1%
Computer Science 1%
General Computer & Information Sciences 11%

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
General Computer & Information Sciences #7
Computer Science #9
Computer Science #9
Computer Information Systems #19

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 Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
General Computer & Information Sciences 617 1,114 27 1,758
Computer Science 0 144 14 158
Computer & IS Security 0 30 0 30
Other Computer Software & Media Applications 4 9 2 15
Artificial Intelligence 0 0 7 7
General Information Science 0 0 5 5
TOTAL 621 1,297 55 1,973

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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