Georgia Institute of Technology

Georgia Institute of Technology Admissions and School Information

At the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia, possible degree fields include engineering, computer science and the liberal arts. Georgia Tech students can earn a bachelor's, a master's or a doctoral degree in fields, such as architecture, industrial design and aerospace engineering.

General Information about the Georgia Institute of Technology

Established in 1885, the Georgia Institute of Technology serves over 19,000 students. This state run public research university is roughly three miles north of downtown Atlanta. Considered one of the nation's best public universities by U.S. News & World Report,, Georgia Tech has many highly ranked science and engineering programs. Georgia Tech holds accreditation by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Admissions and Enrollment Information

The Georgia Institute of Technology accepts incoming freshmen and qualified transfer students. Interested students are required to take either the SAT or ACT for admission. The school also requires an application fee.

Georgia Institute of Technology Academic Departments

College of Architecture

Opened in 1908, the architecture program at Georgia Tech was the first in the Southern states. Today, the school offers a Bachelor of Science in Architecture. Notable alumni from the College of Architecture include the designer of the World Trade Center Memorial Michael Arad and Trading Spaces star Vern Yip.

College of Management

Georgia Tech's business school, the College of Management was established in 1934. Undergraduate students in the College of Management can get a Bachelor of Science in Management. Graduate students can earn an MBA or doctorate in Management.

Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts

The newest college at Georgia Tech, the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts was created in 1998. The College of Liberal Arts awards bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in subjects, such as economics, history and public policy. Serving roughly 1200 undergraduate and graduate students, the College of Liberal Arts also grants language certificates in Japanese, Spanish and Russian.

College of Computing

With over 1300 undergraduate and graduate students, the College of Computing was created in 1988. Offering a bachelor's degree in computer science, the College of Computing also has master's degrees in information security, bioengineering and human-computer interaction. The college offers doctoral degrees in robotics, bioinformatics and human-centered computing.

College of Sciences

Serving over 1900 students, the College of Sciences is the second-largest college at Georgia Tech. The college has bachelor's degree programs in biology, mathematics and physics. Popular majors include chemistry, physics and earth science. The College of Sciences also offers master's degrees in orthotics, statistics and applied psychology. Doctoral students in the college can focus on subjects like paper science, psychology and applied physiology.

College of Engineering

The largest college at Georgia Tech, the College of Engineering has more than 10,000 students. The College of Engineering awards bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in like mechanical, civil, electrical and seven other fields of engineering. Popular majors among undergraduates include mechanical, electrical and industrial engineering.

Contact Information

  • Address: Georgia Institute of Technology Office of Undergraduate Admission, 219 Uncle Heinie Way Atlanta, GA 30332 - 0320.
  • Phone Number: (404) 894-2000