Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus

Atlanta, GA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 16,566
Graduate Enrollment: 26,398
Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, large, highly residential // full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 15.96%

Male/Female: 62% / 38% (2017)

First generation college students: 14.9% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 1.9% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.6% (2011)

Test scores for admission: Required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,423
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1310 - 1500

2022 Median Admit ACT: 32
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 30 - 34

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 73.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 52.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 42.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 36.3% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 41.4%
Black: 7.5%
Hispanic: 7.9%
Asian: 26.9%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
2+ races: 4.3%
Non-resident alien: 10.7%
Unknown race: 1.2%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $29,364
In-State tuition: $12,852
Out-of-State tuition: $33,964

Estimated books and supplies: $800 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $12,090 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $4,060 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $14,986 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $4,060 (2022)

Average Family Income: $101,968 (2017)
Median Family Income: $71,161 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 13.3%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 21.2%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $21,672 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $230 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $8,447
$30k-48k $11,620
$48k-75k $14,821
$75k-110k $18,062
$110k+ $19,035

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 51%
6-year graduation rate: 92%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 95.7% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $21,672 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $19,000 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $20,048 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $21,000 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 87.6% (2015)
@3 year 90.6% (2017)
@5 year 93.3% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 77.8% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 81.5% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $80,777 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $91,543 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Master's Degree Applied Mathematics. 68
Bachelor's Degree Computer Software and Media Applications. 4
Bachelor's Degree Architecture. 30 $28,192 $299 $44,925 ($3,744) $58,085 ($4,840)
Doctoral Degree History. 2
Master's Degree Architectural Sciences and Technology. 95 $662 $59,547 ($4,962) $97,587 ($8,132)
Doctoral Degree Architectural Sciences and Technology. 6
Master's Degree Real Estate Development. 10
Bachelor's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 51 $28,350 $295 $69,873 ($5,823) $77,892 ($6,491)
Master's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 10
Doctoral Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 3
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 617 $21,125 $217 $95,317 ($7,943) $127,253 ($10,604)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 1114 $233 $137,789 ($11,482) $164,999 ($13,750)
Doctoral Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 34
Doctoral Degree Information Science/Studies. 5
Master's Degree Computer Science. 144 $459 $104,026 ($8,669) $119,795 ($9,983)
Doctoral Degree Computer Science. 14
Master's Degree Computer Software and Media Applications. 9
Doctoral Degree Computer Software and Media Applications. 2
Master's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 30
Bachelor's Degree Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. 207 $22,750 $233 $72,998 ($6,083) $90,670 ($7,556)
Master's Degree Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. 104 $98,291 ($8,191) $111,895 ($9,325)
Doctoral Degree Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. 44
Bachelor's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 239 $22,750 $227 $71,755 ($5,980) $89,405 ($7,450)
Master's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 41 $698 $88,180 ($7,348)
Doctoral Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 45
Bachelor's Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 7
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 42 $74,581 ($6,215)
Master's Degree Mathematics. 15
Doctoral Degree Mathematics. 8
Bachelor's Degree Chemical Engineering. 220 $27,000 $278 $78,747 ($6,562) $92,771 ($7,731)
Master's Degree Chemical Engineering. 19
Doctoral Degree Chemical Engineering. 24
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 129 $22,957 $199 $69,496 ($5,791) $82,297 ($6,858)
Master's Degree Civil Engineering. 97 $239 $76,507 ($6,376) $91,588 ($7,632)
Doctoral Degree Civil Engineering. 22
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 151 $25,399 $212 $89,078 ($7,423) $106,200 ($8,850)
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 190 $27,000 $236 $79,424 ($6,619) $96,402 ($8,034)
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 350 $291 $99,846 ($8,321) $125,290 ($10,441)
Doctoral Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 83
Master's Degree Engineering Mechanics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 37 $27,250 $266 $64,801 ($5,400) $71,742 ($5,979)
Master's Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 29
Doctoral Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 9
Bachelor's Degree Materials Engineering 81 $17,123 $180 $70,822 ($5,902) $79,346 ($6,612)
Master's Degree Materials Engineering 9
Doctoral Degree Materials Engineering 26
Bachelor's Degree Applied Mathematics. 3 $64,844 ($5,404)
Master's Degree Statistics. 31
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 552 $27,000 $239 $73,593 ($6,133) $87,372 ($7,281)
Doctoral Degree Applied Mathematics. 5
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 231 $233 $91,405 ($7,617) $103,362 ($8,614)
Doctoral Degree Mechanical Engineering. 43
Bachelor's Degree Nuclear Engineering. 32 $24,879 $227 $69,772 ($5,814) $85,216 ($7,101)
Master's Degree Nuclear Engineering. 6
Doctoral Degree Nuclear Engineering. 4
Master's Degree Systems Engineering. 30 $121,006 ($10,084)
Bachelor's Degree Industrial Engineering. 356 $21,750 $210 $80,919 ($6,743) $101,070 ($8,423)
Master's Degree Industrial Engineering. 89 $100,026 ($8,336)
Doctoral Degree Industrial Engineering. 15
Master's Degree Manufacturing Engineering. 11
Master's Degree Operations Research. 27
Doctoral Degree Operations Research. 5
Bachelor's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 14
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 68 $25,375 $257 $15,712 ($1,309) $54,251 ($4,521)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 11
Doctoral Degree Biology, General. 11
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 62 $22,250 $257 $29,596 ($2,466) $63,773 ($5,314)
Doctoral Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 1
Master's Degree Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology. 37
Doctoral Degree Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology. 8
Bachelor's Degree Science, Technology and Society. 33 $24,125 $257 $39,030 ($3,253) $54,136 ($4,511)
Bachelor's Degree International/Global Studies. 7
Master's Degree Sustainability Studies. 14
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 11
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 22
Master's Degree Chemistry. 11
Doctoral Degree Chemistry. 42 $89,859 ($7,488)
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 5
Master's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 1
Doctoral Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 10
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 44 $21,831 $228 $80,433 ($6,703)
Master's Degree Physics. 15
Doctoral Degree Physics. 19
Bachelor's Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 18
Master's Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 4
Doctoral Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 10
Bachelor's Degree Public Policy Analysis. 19
Master's Degree Public Policy Analysis. 8
Doctoral Degree Public Policy Analysis. 3
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 23
Master's Degree Economics. 31
Doctoral Degree Economics. 3
Master's Degree Geography and Cartography. 7
Bachelor's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 32
Master's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 10
Doctoral Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 39 $26,354 $279 $54,820 ($4,568) $74,666 ($6,222)
Master's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 20
Master's Degree Public Health. 6
Master's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 14 $39,824 ($3,319) $74,424 ($6,202)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 361 $23,000 $228 $69,184 ($5,765) $78,313 ($6,526)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 330 $899 $127,606 ($10,634) $155,081 ($12,923)
Doctoral Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 9
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 102 $355 $119,380 ($9,948)
Bachelor's Degree History. 11
Master's Degree History. 5
Doctoral Degree Architecture. 5
Master's Degree City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning. 41 $541 $65,505 ($5,459) $63,634 ($5,303)
Doctoral Degree City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning. 5


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $127,881
Full time faculty: 90%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 14.0

School's endowment start of year: $2,169,706,786 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $2,971,501,257 (2022)