GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, ATLANTA

Atlanta, GeorgiaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
  29376Enrollment

Georgia Institute of Technology is a public research university located in Midtown, Georgia, United States. The school was established in 1885 and offered only a single degree in mechanical engineering. By 1948, the school evolved to be a larger and more capable technical and research university. The institute is ranked 34 among global universities as per Times Higher Education rankings.

Why Choose Georgia Institute of Technology?

  • The university has one of the largest nanotechnology research facilities in south-eastern United States.
  • At the institute, government funded classified works are implemented.
  • The financial endowment funds of Georgia Institute of Technology are 2 billion USD.

Georgia Institute of Technology Schools and Colleges

The institute has 6 different colleges under it and each college specializes in their own departments –

  • College of Computing
  • College of Design
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Sciences
  •  Ivan Allen college of Liberal Arts
  • Scheller College of Business.

Apart from the colleges, the institute has its own research centre known as Georgia Tech Research Institute.

The institute has programs for the following kind of candidates –

  • Undergraduate programs (including non-degree seeking programs)
  • Graduate programs
  • 62 years and above age programs
  • Distance learning programs

Campus Housing Facilities at Georgia Institute of Technology

The institute has an urban and fairly large campus – 373 acres. The institute is divided into four main campuses – West campus, East campus, Central campus and Technology campus. West and East campuses are mainly occupied by the students whereas the Central campus is reserved for teaching and research building. The campus accommodates 1,740 academic staff, 5,923 administrative staff and 29,370 students.

The institute offers on campus housing facilities and assistance in finding off campus housing to its students.

The institute has 40 undergraduate residence halls. Around 45% of the undergraduates and 98% of the freshmen live on campus.

Georgia Institute of Technology Admission Process

Pre-Requisites for admission into Georgia Technology

  • Test score: SAT / ACT for UG students and GRE / GMAT for Graduate students.
  • English language proficiency test score: TOEFL and IELTS for UG students and only TOEFL for Graduate students.
  • Transcripts
  • CV or Resume
  • 3 Letters of recommendation
  • Other international curriculum

Admission Process

  • Apply directly through the online application portal on the official website
  • Each department has its own website and its own set of requirements
  • Application deadline varies for each program
  • Application fee for undergraduate/graduate international students: 85 USD

Georgia Institute of Technology Cost of Attendance

Estimated annual average cost of attendance for studying at Georgia Tech is tabulated below:-

DetailsAverage Expense
Tuition30,604 USD
Mandatory student fees2,416 USD
Books and supplies800 USD
Standard housing allowance9,562 USD
Standard meal plan allowance5,034 USD
Misc. Educational cost3,200 USD
Average loan cost60 USD

Scholarships and Financial Aids offered by Georgia Tech

The average scholarship amount disbursed per student is around 7,944 USD. Percentage on financial aid for the institute is 77%.

The funds for scholarships come from –

  • Federal (Pell Grant, SEOG)
  • State (HOPE / Zell Miller Scholarship)
  • Institutional
  • Private

The graduate students get a stipend like –

  • Doctorate students gets minimum stipend of 1,320 USD
  • Master’s students gets 870 USD

Financial aid is processed by the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid. One must apply by January 31.

Georgia Institute of Technology Alumni

Georgia Tech has an alumni association. These alumni enjoy lifetime benefits offered by the institute such as –

Campus Resources – Georgia Tech co-op, fitness centre, health resources

  • Scholarly Journal Access
  • Career Services
  • Job search
  • Discount on Bose products

List of Notable Alumni –

  • Jimmy Carter – former President of United States and Nobel Peace Prize winner.
  • Kary Mullis – winner of Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
  • James D. Robinson III – CEO of American Express and later director of the Coca Cola Company.
  • Sam Num – former United States Senator.
  • Philip M. Breedlove – serving as the commander of Air Forces in Europe.
  • John Young – walked on moon as the commander of Apollo 16.
Find a Program
$1,500 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 1,500
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 14,126
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
29,376
International Students
2,644
Male : Female Ratio
62:38
Student : Faculty Ratio
22:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES ( FALL SEASON )
Application Deadline
January 01, 2019
Start of Application process October 01, 2018
End of Application process January 01, 2019
Application Fee
$ 85
Application website www.commonapp.org/
Accepts common App Yes
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
23%
Min. 6.5
Total Applications
-
Min. 79
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Breakdown of Ranking
  • 2019
  • Global Rank (Out of 1250)
    #69
    Score (Out of 100)
    #71.8

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