Georgia Tech’s most obvious, outward impact on our state is through education. Serving more than 25,000 undergraduate and graduate students, the Institute provides educational opportunities that serve individuals’ needs throughout their careers.

Serving Georgia

60%
in-state

The majority of Georgia Tech undergraduates are from our state.

Inclusive Education

136
of 159 Counties

in Georgia are represented within our student population.

Highly-Ranked

#15
BEST PUBLIC UNIVERSITY

Georgia Tech's ranking among public universities in the U.S. makes a world-class education accessible to qualified students in our state.

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Georgia Tech students collaborate in a lab setting.

Developing Leaders

Georgia Tech develops exceptional engineers, scientists, entrepreneurs, and leaders from all backgrounds, ready to produce novel ideas and create solutions.

STEM Success

4,300+
graduates

earn science, technology, engineering, and mathematics degrees each year

Market Value

$78,292
Average Salary

of undergraduates surveyed

Professional Education

42,000
learners

annually benefit from Georgia Tech's professional development courses, certificate programs, and online degrees.

Our K-12 outreach programs connect Georgia Tech faculty and students with young learners and teachers across the state.

The G. Wayne Clough Georgia Tech Promise scholarship makes it possible for academically qualified in-state students with family incomes below $33,300 to earn a Georgia Tech degree debt-free.

From cybersecurity to manufacturing, to business and K-12 programs, Georgia Tech Professional Education helps Georgians stand out in their careers and make immediate impacts.

Recent News

Georgia Tech’s President Ángel Cabrera visit labs at the Georgia Tech Research Institute headquarters in Atlanta Georgia on Tuesday, August 23, 2022.
Education Statewide
Georgia Tech Ranks Among Top Public Universities in Latest Undergraduate Rankings

Georgia Tech continues to rank among the top public universities in the nation, and its programs remain among the best in the country, according to the 2023 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings.* 

For the fifth year in a row, all 10 of Georgia Tech’s engineering programs placed in the top 5 in the nation, with seven of those programs placing either first or second in their discipline. Georgia Tech was also named No. 5 overall in Best Undergraduate Computer Science programs. More than 66% of Georgia Tech’s undergraduate students are enrolled in either engineering or computing. Georgia Tech was also ranked among the top 20 Best Undergraduate Business programs in the country. 

Overall, Tech ranks No. 15 in the Best Public University category.

An exhibit at the Tellus Science Museum features expert input from Georgia Tech associate professor Mark Losego.
Education North Georgia (Rome)
Cartersville's Tellus Science Center’s Materials Exhibit Gets “Superhuman” Assistance from Georgia Tech

A new exhibit about “Superhero Materials” at Cartersville’s Tellus Science Museum received an assist from Georgia Tech’s College of Engineering. Mark Losego, associate professor in the School of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE), worked with the museum’s staff to frame the technical content and design of the exhibit.

Superhero Materials is largely interactive, featuring tactile and repeatable experiments that demonstrate materials science principles and display the unique properties of different materials such as shape memory alloys, transparent concrete, and fiber optic fabric.

“It was exciting to contribute to this exhibit. I do a lot of demos in my MSE classes now, but this was a chance to have thousands of people experience these materials science demos and possibly inspire a new generation of materials engineers,” said Losego.

A Georgia Tech researcher samples nutrients in soil porewaters of the Dean Creek marsh.
Education Coastal Plain (Savannah)
Tech Researchers Study Salt Marsh Grass on Georgia's Coast

Salt marshes cover much of Georgia’s coast and perform key "ecosystem services” for people. They clean the water, protect coastlines against storm surges, and provide a habitat for fish and shellfish. A new study by researchers in the Georgia Tech College of Sciences finds that a species of grass that dominates those marshes has bacteria in its roots and surrounding soil that affects productivity by providing nutrients, highlighting the importance of soil microorganisms in the entire ecosystem. The study was conducted at salt marshes near Sapelo and Skidaway Islands on the Georgia coast in 2018 and 2019.

First-generation student Mario Lopez is among 4,805 incoming students for fall 2021.
Education Statewide
Undergraduate Enrollment Growth Reflects Inclusive Excellence

Undergraduate enrollment at Georgia increased almost 2,000 students over the past five years, expanding access to students from all backgrounds. This includes rural Georgia, as well as students in the Black and Hispanic communities. Incoming first-generation students (those who come from families where neither parent graduated from college) also increased by 80%. And for the first time in Institute history, women comprise 40% of the total undergraduate population. 

Biomedical engineering student Mario Lopez of East Dublin, Georgia is among the first-generation students who joined Tech this fall. Read Mario's story.

Group photo of participants in the Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR) Institute
Education Metro Atlanta
Summer Program Empowers Clarkston Youth to Create Change

Six teens from Clarkston, Georgia spent four weeks of their summer in the Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR) institute, a Georgia Tech program created to help young people learn how to conduct research and develop solutions for their community. Assistant Professor Allen Hyde in the School of History and Sociology spent three weeks training the Clarkston students in research methods. With support from Serve-Learn-Sustain initiative director Jennifer Hirsch, summer intern Hudson McGaughey, and Associate Professor AJ Kim at San Diego State University, the students collected and analyzed data to discover how to make it easier and safer for young people to get to after-school sports, activities, and jobs in Clarkston. 

Mitchell Walker
Aerospace Education Statewide
Georgia Tech Shares $15M From NASA to Advance Deep Space Exploration

The Georgia Institute of Technology, along with 11 partner universities and 17 researchers, will receive $15 million over five years to fund the Joint Advanced Propulsion Institute (JANUS) – a new STRI to develop strategies and methodologies to surmount limitations in ground testing of high-power electric propulsion systems.