Georgia Institute of Technology

Georgia Tech, a perennial among U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of the top ten public universities, is one of the oldest technical institutes in the U.S. The nationally recognized College of Engineering—also the country’s largest and the top producer of female engineers—is known for industrial, aerospace, biomedical, and civil engineering and has been praised by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education as one of the nation’s leading producers of African American engineering graduates.

Founded 1885

Undergraduate enrollment 14,559

Graduate enrollment 6,915


In-state tuition $8,258/year

Out-of-state tuition $27,562/year

Georgia freshmen on HOPE 99%

Average composite three-part SAT score for entering freshmen 2096

Average critical reading and math composite SAT score 1420

SAT score breakdown 693, critical reading; 727, math; 676 writing

Average class size for freshman courses 40

Popular majors aerospace engineering, biomedical engineering, business administration, chemical and biomolecular engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, industrial engineering, mechanical engineering