Georgia Institute of Technology Profile


Georgia Institute of Technology, founded in 1885, is a public institute of technology. It helps prepare students of extraordinary motivation and ability to serve and to lead in a world that is increasingly dependent on technology. Programs are offered through Ivan Allen College and DuPree College of Management and the Colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering and Sciences. Its 365-acre campus is located near downtown Atlanta.


Entrance Difficulty: Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate: 51% of 14,088 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered: Yes
Early Decision Offered: No
Regular Admission Deadline: January 10

Factors Considered for Selection of Students

Academic GPA: Very Important
Standardized Tests: Important
Essay: Important
Extracurricular Activities: Very Important

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA: 3.89
SAT Math: 699 average  660-760 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading:645 average  600-690 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing: 649 average  600-700 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite: 30 average  28-32 range of middle 50%


Cost of Attendance: In-state: $22,134  Out-of-state: $41,438
Tuition and Fees: In-state: $10,098 Out-of-state: $29,402
Room and Board: $9,236
Average Percent of Need Met: 67%
Average Freshman Award: $13,020
Average Indebtedness of 2010 Graduates: $23,427


Academic Calendar System: Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum: Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates: 936
Regular Class Size: 2-9 students: 2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 24% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-59 students: 15% of classes
Over 100 students: 8% of classes

Financial Aid Office Contacts

E-mail: (None)
Web Site: Financial Aid Web Site

Financial Aid Application Process

Application Deadline: February 15
Award Notification: On or about April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid: Federal Methodology
Forms Required: Cost to File
FAFSA Code is 001569: Free

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