Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$10,258
2.5% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$16,883
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
1.31%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
20.6%
36,856 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
36,302
56.7% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
87.3%
2,657 Graduates

About

Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus is a higher education institution located in Fulton County, GA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus were General Computer & Information Sciences (617 degrees awarded), Mechanical Engineering (552 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (361 degrees).

In 2019, 7,481 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus. 30.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 69.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (3,173 degrees), 2.46 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1291 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus is $10,258, which is $−18,242 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus is $10,258, which is $−18,242 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,883.

In 2019, 67% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 24% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$10,258
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus was $10,258. The cost of tuition at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus is $−18,242 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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Average Net Price

$16,883
2019 Value
0.395%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,883. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus grew by 0.395%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,809
Room and Board
$800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus was of $12,809 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

67%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
24%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

67% of undergraduate students at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 67% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.31%
2017 Default Rate
32
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus was 1.31%, which represents 32 out of the 2451 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus received 36,856 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 3.4% annual growth. Out of those 36,856 applicants, 7,584 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 20.6% acceptance rate.

There were 36,302 students enrolled at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus in 2019, and 74% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 40.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

20.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
7,584
Accepted Out of 36,856

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus was 20.6% (7,584 admissions from 36,856 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 21.5%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 3.4%, while admissions declined by −1.16%.

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SAT Scores

74%
Submission Percentage
2,263
Scores Submitted

74% of enrolled first-time students at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus has a total enrollment of 36,302 students. The full-time enrollment at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus is 20,593 students and the part-time enrollment is 15,709. This means that 56.7% of students enrolled at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 40.7% White, 18.9% Asian, 6.07% Hispanic or Latino, 5.01% Black or African American, 3.15% Two or More Races, 0.0523% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0496% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (27.9%), followed by White Female (18%) and Asian Male (13.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (21%), followed by White Female (8.45%) and Asian Male (6.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

56.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 36,302 students. The full-time enrollment at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus is 20,593 and the part-time enrollment is 15,709. This means that 56.7% of students enrolled at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 77.6% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

97%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus was 97%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    14,769
  2. Asian
    6,861
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    2,205

The enrolled student population at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus is 40.7% White, 18.9% Asian, 6.07% Hispanic or Latino, 5.01% Black or African American, 3.15% Two or More Races, 0.0523% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0496% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 50.3% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.48% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 521 students (1.44%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 2859 fewer women than men received degrees from Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus is white (3,173 degrees awarded). There were 2.46 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1291 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus is General Computer & Information Sciences (617 degrees awarded), followed by Mechanical Engineering (552 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (361 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering (3,559 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (192 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,973 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus are Software developers (1,002,657 people), Other managers (451,177 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (376,176 people), Civil engineers (284,083 people), and Postsecondary teachers (220,253 people).

The most specialized majors at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus are Engineering (3,559 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (192 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,973 degrees), Math & Statistics (172 degrees), and Physical Sciences (169 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus are Surgeons, Other financial specialists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus are Engineering (3,559 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (192 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,973 degrees), Math & Statistics (172 degrees), and Physical Sciences (169 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus are Computer Systems Design (1,026,045 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (609,334 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (428,972 people), Construction (349,625 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (262,848 people).

The most specialized majors at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus are Engineering (3,559 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (192 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,973 degrees), Math & Statistics (172 degrees), and Physical Sciences (169 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus.
Most Common
  1. 617 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 552 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 361 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus was General Computer & Information Sciences with 617 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

5,170
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
2,311
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 5,170 degrees were awarded to men at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus, which is 2.24 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,311).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 1439 degrees were awarded to men at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus in General Computer & Information Sciences, which is 4.51 times more than the 319 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 319 degrees were awarded to women at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus in General Computer & Information Sciences, which is 0.222 times less than the 1439 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

39%
100% Completion Time
85%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 39% of students graduating from Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 85% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 88% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Doctoral Universities Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.376% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,173 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    1,291 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    389 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus is white (3,173 degrees awarded). There were 2.46 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1291 degrees).

1.7% of degree recipients (127 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    2,255 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    918 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    833 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus is white male (2,255 degrees awarded). There were 2.46 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (918 degrees).

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Operations

Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $2.17B, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $29.3M (1.35%), compared to the 4.24% average return ($13.2M on $311M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2019, Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus had a total salary expenditure of $1.8B. Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus employs 420 Professors, 258 Associate professors, and 190 Assistant professors. Most academics at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus are Male Professors (346), Male Associate professors(190), and Male Assistant professors (119).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus are: Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 2674 employees, Management, with 954 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 641 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.17B
2019 Endowment
3.73%
growth from 2018

Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus has an endowment valued at about $2.17B, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus grew 3.73% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.86B higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $663M - Federal
  2. $14.4M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus received $663M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $14.4M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$820M
2019 Salaries
3.39%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus paid a median of $820M in salaries, which represents 45.5% of their overall expenditure ($1.8B) and a 3.39% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.67% growth from 2017 and a 6.68% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 234M (42.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$141M
Instructional Salaries
1,051
Number of Employees

In 2019, Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus paid a total of $141M to 1,051 employees working as instructors, which represents 17.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $71.1M (30.3%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
420 Employees
Computer, Engineering, and Science
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
2674 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus were Professor with 420 employees; Associate professor with 258 employees; and Associate professor with 190 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus were Computer, Engineering, and Science with 2,674 employees; Management with 954 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 641 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus was Male Professor with 346 employees, Male Associate professor with 190 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 119 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus.

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