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Georgia Institute of Technology

Atlanta, GA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate21%
Acceptance Rate21%

About Georgia Tech

Georgia Institute of Technology Overview

Georgia Institute of Technology is a public, state school in the city of Atlanta, Georgia. Georgia Tech was founded in 1885 and enrolls around 43,844 students per year year, including 17,447 undergrads. Georgia Tech ensures housing for up to 10,173 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 75% of students spend their weekends on campus.

📆 Mark your calendar! January 4, 2023 is the final deadline to submit an application for the Fall 2023 semester. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should find out if they have been admitted by March 15.

Student Involvement at Georgia Tech

Are you interested in music or performing? At Georgia Tech you can join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Georgia Tech students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Interested in Greek life? Georgia Tech has both fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Georgia Tech has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Georgia Tech on the Student Life page.

2022 Georgia Tech Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 21%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 71%
In-State Tuition $10,258
Out-of-State $31,370
Percent of Need Met 50%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $12,741

Is Georgia Tech a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can all provide a sense of how competitive a university is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer view of what Georgia Tech offers and if the school seems like a good fit for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Georgia Institute of Technology

It is extremely difficult to get into Georgia Tech. In 2022, Georgia Tech accepted just 21% of all applicants. Out of 40,852 applications received in 2022, 8,719 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Georgia Tech

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 97% of students who start at Georgia Tech return for their second year of college. Around 83% of students who started at Georgia Tech earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for Georgia Tech Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Georgia Tech by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads. 81% of graduates from Georgia Tech recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

The average starting salary for recent Georgia Tech grads is $75,000 a year. Average starting salaries vary by discipline, but the average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year.

Georgia Tech's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Georgia Tech's endowment was valued at $3 billion in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $33,682 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Georgia Tech

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Georgia Tech meets 50% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $12,741 a year.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $27,633 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Georgia Tech.

Based on this information, does Georgia Tech seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Georgia Tech a good school for you?

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Where is Georgia Tech?

Georgia Tech is located in the urban setting of Atlanta, Georgia, less than an hour from Atlanta.

If you would like to see Georgia Tech for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 75/85 to Atlanta, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Georgia Tech and Atlanta are like without leaving home.

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College Info

225 North Avenue, NW Atlanta, GA 30332-0001

Campus Setting: Urban

Georgia Tech Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 4

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Georgia Tech is Jan 4.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Georgia Tech is Mar 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Georgia Tech ACT Scores


ACT Range

31 - 35

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

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35 and Above


31 to 35


31 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Georgia Tech is 32. Students with an ACT score of 35 and above have a good chance of getting into Georgia Tech. Students with an ACT score that falls between 31 and 35 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 31 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Georgia Tech SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1370 - 1520


Math SAT Range

690 - 790


Reading SAT Range

670 - 750

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1520 and Above


1370 to 1520


1370 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Georgia Tech students is 1435. Applicants with SAT scores of 1520 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Georgia Tech, while applicants with SAT scores between 1370 to 1520 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1370 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Georgia Tech.

Georgia Tech Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Georgia Tech is like? There are approximately 43,844 students enrolled at Georgia Tech, including 17,447 undergraduate students and 26,397 graduate students. 87% percent of students attend school full-time, 66% percent are from GA and 34% percent of students are from other states.


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