225 North Avenue NW Atlanta, GA 30332 404-894-4154
http://www.admission.gatech.edu admission@gatech.edu
About Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Year of Foundation 1885
  • Size of Campus 450 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 11,841
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $4,854 In-state, $19,914 Out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Most selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 20,487
Georgia Tech is located in midtown Atlanta, one of the city's most energetic and vibrant neighborhoods for business, culture, education, and entertainment. You might be surprised to discover that within just a couple of miles, you can find music venues, theaters, shops, art galleries, museums, clubs, parks, and literally hundreds of restaurants. Plus, when you want a break from the city, you can find mountains, lakes, campsites, and hiking trails within an hour's drive. But Atlanta is not just a great city for fun; it's also a great place to launch a career. As a business hub, Atlanta is home to the headquarters of 24 Fortune 1,000 and a dozen Fortune 500 companies. Employers in the area are eager to hire Tech grads because they know the value our students bring to the workforce. The Tech community is well recognized in the city for cultural contributions and civic engagement.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 29
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Greek Week; Homecoming; Women's Awareness Month
  • Number of students in fraternities 34
  • Percent students who are frat members 21%
  • Number of honor societies ANAK, Briaerean Honor Society, Gamma Beta Phi Society, Golden Key, Honor Advisory Council, Joint Services Honor Society, Lambda Sigma, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Omicron Delta Kappa, Order of Omega, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, Rho Lambda
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 14
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Christian Fellowship, Bahai Club, Baptist Student Union, Bhakti-Yoga Club, Campus Crusade for Christ, Catalyst Ministries, Catholic Center, Christian Campus Fellowship, Christian Interministry Council, Christian Stude
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 24%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African-American Student Union, African Students Assoc. , Assoc. for India's Development, Bangladesh Students Assoc. , Black Graduate Student Assoc. , Caribbean Students Assoc. , Chinese Friendship Assoc. , Chinese Student
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 34
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Atlanta (15), Atlanta (15)
  • Distance to nearest train Atlanta (5)
  • Distance to nearest bus Atlanta (5)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 47%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (19%), women's dorms (8%), men's dorms (25%), sorority housing (1%), fraternity housing (15%), apartments for married students (4%), apartment for single students (26%), special housing for disabled students (1%), special housing for internation
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 32
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 1%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 47%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 41%
  • Number of students using college housing 64%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 11%
Campus Services
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 3,559
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities Digital "Virtual" Library; Architecture Library
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 2,410,964
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Museums Advanced Technology Development Center; Georgia Tech Research Institute; Ovarian Cancer Institute; Paper Museum; Electron Microscope; Nanotechnology Research Center (scheduled to open in 2008).
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Subscriptions 30,799
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 5,000
  • Number Of Microforms 4,495,012
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 144
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 311,745
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 227
Student Employment and Career
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment N/A
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Accenture; Capital One; Caterpillar; General Electric; Hewlett Packard; IBM; Lockheed Martin; Microsoft; Schlumberger; Siemens.
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other