Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
Atlanta, GA 30332-0530


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Large
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 26,839
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 20:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 10,005 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 30,528 applications and only 7,868 students were granted admission. Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus is at the #24 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 67% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 72% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1320 to 1500
ACT30 to 34

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $30,004 and in-state students paid $9,812.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 77% of Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 11% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,411 (which is 0.5% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus in 2016-2017, was 747, which is 24% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,776 (which is 8.9% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus has enrolled a total of 26,839 students (20,070 students full-time and 6,769 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 26,839 students, 592 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 69% men and 31% women and 15,489 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 11,350 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 4,877 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 45%

Non-resident alien: 22%

Asian: 16%

Hispanic: 6%

Black/African American: 6%

Two or more races: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Engineering 47% 8,767 342
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 11% 1,987 53
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 10% 1,964
Architecture And Related Services 3% 614
Physical Sciences 2% 409
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 2% 378
Mathematics And Statistics 2% 352
Visual And Performing Arts 1% 141
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 1% 139
Psychology 1% 123

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus graduates 6 years after enrollment is $61,800. Last year, out of the total 2,559 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,431 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,608 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,425 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $61,800 $75,800
Employment Rate 95% 93%
Total Graduates 2,559 2,608

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus.

Georgia State University
1.4 mile away
Clayton State University
12.9 mile away
Kennesaw State University
21.3 mile away
Georgia Gwinnett College
26.7 mile away
Gordon State College
52.1 mile away
University of Georgia
59.9 mile away