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Georgia Institute of Technology 

Georgia Institute of Technology or Georgia Tech is known for its innovative teaching environment, great tech research, & technical solutions that can create an impact on human life. 36000 plus students enrolled in the institution with 15000+ enrolled in undergraduate programs & 20000+ enrolled in postgraduate programs of the University. 1000 undergraduate students are International students.

Georgia Tech History

Georgia Institute of Technology or Georgia Tech was established in 1885 as a public research University by the State of Georgia in Atlanta. The Institution has the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools recognition. The academic recognition of the institution includes the Association of American Universities (AAU), the Southeastern Universities Research Association (SURA), Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU), the Space- Grant & the Universities Research Association (URA)

Georgia Tech Programs, Courses, and Schools

Georgia Institute of Technology offers a great range of graduate, postgraduate & doctorate degrees in various fields.  

Different colleges of Georgia Tech include –

  • College of Design
  • College of Computing
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Sciences
  • Scheller College of Business
  • Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts

Some Bachelors programs include –

  • BS in Business Administration
  • BS in Computational Media
  • BS in Computer Science
  • BS in Architecture
  • BS in Music Technology
  • BS in Industrial Design
  • BS in Building Construction

Some programs in masters include –

  • MS in Analytics
  • MBA in Business Administration
  • MS in Bioengineering
  • MS in Robotics
  • MS in Aerospace Engineering
  • MS in Environmental Engineering
  • MS in Cybersecurity

Some Ph.D. programs include –

  • Ph.D. in Management
  • Ph.D. in Machine Learning
  • Ph.D. in Physics
  • Ph.D. in Bioinformatics
  • Ph.D. in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Ph.D. in Digital Media
  • Ph.D. in Economics

For more, students can also visit these links

Bachelor https://www.gatech.edu/academics/bachelors-degree-programs.

Masters https://www.gatech.edu/academics/masters-degree-programs.

Ph.D. https://www.gatech.edu/academics/doctoral-degree-programs.

Georgia Tech Achievements & Ranking

  • Ranked 4 in Undergraduate Engineering Programs by U.S. News and World Report.
  • All Graduate Programs ranked in the top 10.
  • Ranked 38 in National Universities Ranking by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Ranked 4 in Most Innovative Schools.
  • Many alumni get Noble, Pulitzer & other prestigious prizes in their fields.

Georgia Tech USP

Georgia Tech prepares its students as developers of the advanced technology that helps in improving the human condition. The Institute provides a global learning platform where students can grow & lead the future world with the help of innovation & technology. Institute programs are well structured with innovation that makes it possible for students to shine.  

Georgia Tech Notable Alumni

Yellow Jackets is the popular name of the alumni community of Georgia Tech.

Some notable alumni of the institution include

  • Jimmy Carter (Former US President and Nobel Prize Winner)
  • Jeff Crouse (Artist)
  • Ed Dodd (Cartoonist)
  • Herbert Keller (Mathematician)
  • Kary Mullis (Nobelh Prize Winner)
  • Kenneth Lane (Physicist)
  • Arnold Hardy (Pulitzer Prize Winner)
  • Douglas H. Wheelock (NASA Astronaut)
  • Alan G. Poindexter (NASA Astronaut)
  • Charlie Hillard (World Aerobatics Title Winner)
  • Ivan Allen, Jr. (Former Mayor of Atlanta)
  • Cecil B. Day (Founder of Days Inn Hotels)

Georgia Tech Infrastructure & Services

Campuses

The four campuses of the Georgia Institute of Technology are its East Campus, West Campus, Central Campus & Technology Square. Most of the residences are situated on the east campus and the central campus has most of the teaching buildings. West Campus has a Volleyball court, dining halls, meeting areas, stores, & a market area. East campus has a stadium named Bobby Dodd. There is also a satellite campus in Georgia Tech

Libraries

The Georgia Institute of Technology has a huge library on campus. There are more than 2.4 million volumes of different materials and resources. Students can access the library on a 24/7 basis. 85000 plus digital resources are also available there. It offers services like student support, audio recording spaces, borrowing, rooms with laptop connections & LCD screens, computing areas, equipment lending, instruction support & interlibrary loan services
 

Housing Services

Georgia Tech has 40 residences. On-campus housing is the best for the first-year students, 98% of first-year students live on campus. The housing facility comes in traditional and modern apartment styles. Rooms of the dorms are well furnished with beds, desks, chairs, wardrobe, and dresser. The housing cost varies from $3500 to $ 6000 according to the type of dorm students choose for themselves. The housing facility is available on both sides of the campus. East Campus has Brittain Dining Hall and North Avenue Dining Hall and on the Western Side, there is a West Village Hall.

Some residence halls of the institution include –

  • Centre Street South
  • Freeman
  • Harrison
  • Smith
  • Stein House
  • Woodruff North
  • Zbar
  • Armstrong

Students can know more about the housing services at  https://housing.gatech.edu/explore-our-residence-halls.

Housing rates https://housing.gatech.edu/rates

Medical Services

Georgia Tech prioritizes students' well-being as their top responsibility. CARE provides all types of mental health-related solutions. There is also a Counselling Center on campus. The other health services include primary care, women's health, pharmacy, travel & immunization. Students are free to contact the teachers or team of counselors in the time of their need. Students can get more information at https://hw.gatech.edu/.

Students Clubs

  • A Cappella
  • ABLE Alliance
  • Active Minds
  • Actuarial Club
  • Aerospace Design-Build Fly Club
  • Airsoft Club
  • Amateur Radio Club
  • American Red Cross Club
  • Animation Club
  • Band Club

Georgia Tech Location

Georgia Institute of Technology is situated in Atlanta in Georgia, USA. The city has rolling hills & dense tree coverage. The campus is located at the heart of the city. It shares its location with many nearby outing destinations.  

Top Landmarks

  • Georgia Aquarium
  • Margaret Mitchell House  
  • High Museum of Art
  • Bobby Dodd Stadium
  • Center for Puppetry Arts
  • Atlanta Botanical Garden
  • State Farm Arena
  • QUAD Nightclub
  • Agatha’s Mystery Theater
  • Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site   
  • Hartsfield – Jackson Atlanta International Airport

International Students Information

Courses Offered

Some Bachelors programs include –

  • BS in Business Administration
  • BS in Computational Media
  • BS in Computer Science
  • BS in Architecture
  • BS in Music Technology
  • BS in Industrial Design
  • BS in Building Construction

Some programs in masters include –

  • MS in Analytics
  • MBA in Business Administration
  • MS in Bioengineering
  • MS in Robotics
  • MS in Aerospace Engineering
  • MS in Environmental Engineering
  • MS in Cybersecurity

Visas & Immigration Support

The International Students and Scholars Services help International Students with their visa-related issues. International Students need an F-1 or J-1 visa to study and stay in Georgia. Students can approach the U.S. State Department to get their visas done. First, students have to fill out the visa application and fees and prepare for their visa appointment.

Documents required during the appointment include –

  • Financial Document Verification
  • English Proficiency Test Score
  • Admission Letter
  • Fee Receipts
  • Passport
  • Visa Confirmation Receipts

Students get more information at https://isss.oie.gatech.edu/content/applying-f-1j-1-visa.

International Student Support

The International Students and Scholars Services is the department that supports the international student community. They ensure to give their best services to students who are coming from a different country. They provide guidance and consultation. International students can visit their office if they have any issues. Students can check more details at https://isss.oie.gatech.edu/.

Scholarships and Grants

Georgia Tech offers many scholarships & financial aid programs. These programs support students who are not financially strong. Student academic, sport, and cultural activities are also an opportunity where they can perform well and earn a scholarship for themselves.

Some scholarships and grants include –

  • Federal Pell Grant
  • Georgia Tech Grant
  • College of Sciences Dean's Grant
  • Ivan Allen College Dean's Grant
  • Provost Scholarship
  • Godbold Scholarship
  • BlackRock Hallac Scholarship

Student Life

Student Society

  • American Nuclear Society
  • American Societies of Civil Engineerings
  • Civic Engagement
  • College Democrats
  • Common Good
  • Biomedical Engineering Society
  • Biomedical Photonics Society
  • Briardean Honor Society

Sports and Fitness

Georgia Tech offers 17 different men's and women's sports. There are 43 club sports. The Institute organizes 100 adventure trips throughout the year. Students enjoy indoor and outdoor sports activities. The campus sports stadium is well equipped with sports gear. The sports activity keeps students energetic and active & helps them in maintaining a healthy study routine.

Health & Wellbeing

Georgia Tech prioritizes students' well-being as their top responsibility. CARE provides all types of mental health-related solutions. There is also a Counselling Center on campus. The other health services include primary care, women's health, pharmacy, travel & immunization. Students are free to contact the teachers or team of counselors in the time of their need. Students can get more information at https://hw.gatech.edu/.

Residential Life

Georgia Tech has 40 residences. On-campus housing is the best for the first-year students, 98% of first-year students live on campus. The housing facility comes in traditional and modern apartment styles. Rooms of the dorms are well furnished with beds, desks, chairs, wardrobe, and dresser. The housing cost varies from $3500 to $ 6000 according to the type of dorm students choose for themselves. The housing facility is available on both sides of the campus. East Campus has Brittain Dining Hall and North Avenue Dining Hall and on the Western Side, there is a West Village Hall.

Some residence halls of the institution include –

  • Centre Street South
  • Freeman
  • Harrison
  • Smith
  • Stein House
  • Woodruff North
  • Zbar
  • Armstrong

Students can know more about the housing services at https://housing.gatech.edu/explore-our-residence-halls.

Housing rates https://housing.gatech.edu/rates

Food & Drinks

Georgia Tech serves healthy & nutritional meals in their dining halls. The meal menu keeps changing daily. Students can order food via mobile ordering & dining dollars facility is also there.

Some Dining Halls include –

Students can also mailto:[email protected].

Short Term Gateways

  • Georgia Aquarium
  • Margaret Mitchell House  
  • High Museum of Art
  • Bobby Dodd Stadium
  • Center for Puppetry Arts
  • Atlanta Botanical Garden
  • State Farm Arena
  • QUAD Nightclub
  • Agatha’s Mystery Theater
  • Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site   

Part-Time Jobs

Georgia Tech allows its students to do part-time work on campus. The working hours will not be more than 20 hours a week. Students can find jobs from the different portals of the Institute. They make good money to balance their day-to-day expenses as well as gain knowledge and experience. Students can also join paid internships options that will help them in their careers in the future.

Student Safety

Georgia Tech Police Department is there to maintain safety and security around the campus. The department is open 24/7 for the students. Georgia Tech Emergency Notification Systems are also there for student security. The institution has a parking & transportation service to drop students safely to their destinations. Atlanta is a moderately secure area. It has a crime rate of 45 per thousand people. 

Famous Courses

Some famous courses of Georgia Tech include –

  • BS in Business Administration
  • BS in Computational Media
  • BS in Computer Science
  • BS in Architecture
  • MS in Aerospace Engineering
  • MS in Environmental Engineering
  • MS in Cybersecurity

Campus Recruitment

Many graduates get placed within three months of their enrolment. There are many consulting firms, software companies, retail, and e-commerce companies, and many more that come every year on campus & offer the best placement opportunities for the students. Every employer has its placement process. They can select the candidate based on personal interviews, multiple interview rounds, group discussions, academic grades & placement tests. Average salary varies from $94,801 to $128,735.

Famous Companies

  • Amazon
  • Cisco Systems
  • John Deere
  • NASA
  • Zero
  • Uber
  • UPS
  • Walmart Labs
  • Invesco
  • Goldman Sachs
  • ebay
  • Dell

Application Requirements

Undergraduate Requirements 

  • English Proficiency Test
  • IELTS - 6 to 6.5
  • TOEFL - 69 to 79
  • SAT - 480 reading and writing
  • ACT English - 17
  • MET - 55 to 59
  • Interview (InitialView or variant)
  • High School Result (4.0 GPA)
  • Intermediate Result with 4.0 GPA (Class 11th result if result not declared)
  • Application fees $85
  • SAT and ACT score
  • LOR (Teacher and Counsellor)
  • Personal Essay questions

Students can visit the site for more information https://www.gatech.edu/admission.

Where to Apply

Students can apply for the institution through the link https://admission.gatech.edu/apply/

 

Georgia Institute of Technology Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

Georgia Institute of Technology Application Requirements

3.6
GPA
37
IB
87
Percentage
26%
Acceptance Rate

IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into top universities in United States of America. To be able to get a successful admission in Georgia Institute of Technology in United States of America students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 7.

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Georgia Institute of Technology Cost of studies

Fees

Bachelors: $31,370

Masters: Fees vary for each program.

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.

Georgia Institute of Technology Deadlines

Bachelors: January 1

Masters: Deadlines vary for each program.

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

Georgia Institute of Technology Rankings

Global

58
US News
88
QS
101 -150
Shanghai
45
Times Higher Education
69
Guardian
59
GTU Rank

Regional

United States of America
29
US News
24
QS
46 -58
Shanghai
21
Times Higher Education
81
Forbes
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