Rank: 16

Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus

Atlanta, GAwww.gatech.edu
Median SAT/ACT
1400/32
Enrollment
16,235
For in-state students, Georgia Tech is one of the lowest-cost technology-focused colleges in MONEY's top 50. The typical student has SAT scores in the 700s, and undergraduate classes are known to be demanding, yet the school maintains an above-average graduation rate of 85%. Georgia Tech students have ample opportunities to assist in faculty research. They do noticeably well in the...
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$30,700
% of students who get any grants
63%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$13,800
Average price for low-income students
$6,500
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
86%
% of need met
74%
% of students who get merit* grants
24%
Average merit grant
$8,500
student success
Graduation rate
85%
Average time to a degree
4.6 years
Average student debt
$21,460
Average salary within 5 years
$65,600
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
57%
admissions
Acceptance rate
32%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1400/32
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
key deadlines
Early decision application
N/A
Regular application
10-Jan

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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Georgia Tech really challenges its students, not only because of its prestige but because it wants to expand the minds and boundaries of those who study there. The university takes advantage of Atlanta and its connections with industry leaders to exceptionally prepare its students for jobs. While some aspects of...
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Georgia Tech is definitely a challenging school, but it has many resources that students can take advantage of which somewhat balance this. A lot of online reviews make it seem as though GT is unbearably hard, and while those reviews certainly have a partial truth, they don't really encompass the...
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My experience at Georgia Tech has been a mixed one, if I'm being quite honest. I've spent countless nights studying while on the brink of tears--fearing the exam I would have to take in a few hours. Georgia Tech undoubtedly has one of the hardest, most challenging course-loads for a...
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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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