Rankings

Academic Excellence

Georgia Tech is ranked #7 among public universities in the country by U.S. News & World Report.


Tech is also ranked among the top 25 "colleges that can land a 6-figure career without graduate school," and #10 "great colleges for business majors," by MONEY magazine. 


Tech’s industrial engineering program has been ranked #1 for more than two decades. Ten of the undergraduate engineering programs – and all 11 graduate engineering programs – are in the top 10. Georgia Tech's graduate computer science program also ranks in the top 10


The Guardian's QS World University Rankings ranks Georgia Tech as #10 in the United States and #28 in the world for architecture and the built environment.

Campus Atmosphere & Athletics

Georgia Tech's beautiful 400-acre, tree-lined campus is located in the heart of Atlanta, Georgia.


Our strong work ethic is balanced by a collegiate atmosphere incorporating sports, campus traditions, more than 400 student organizations, and more than 50 Greek organizations.


Our NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletics program is one of the oldest and most renowned in the country, and Tech students are passionate cheerleaders for their beloved Yellow Jackets, who compete in 17 different sports.


For the larger student body, Tech's 20 intramural sports43 sports clubs, and one of the best outdoor recreation programs in the country offer year-round action.

Research Leadership

Georgia Tech is one of the South’s largest industrial and engineering research agencies. The Institute plays a leading role in the Georgia Research Alliance, a centerpiece of the state’s economic development strategy.


Research is conducted for industry and government by the Georgia Tech Research Institute, various academic schools and departments, and more than 100 interdisciplinary research units.

High Investment Returns

Tech is ranked #8 for annual return on investment (in-state) by PayScale.com.


The Center for Career Discovery and Development is one of the nation’s most successful and innovative university career support offices for its recruitment and job placement.


Upon graduation, approximately 70 percent of Tech students have already accepted a job or been accepted to graduate school.

Diversity Champions

The Institute is consistently rated among the top universities in the nation for graduation of underrepresented minorities in engineering, computer science, and architecture. 


With more than 60 chartered student organizations exploring religious, racial, sexual, and ethnic identity (but open to all), our students find a way to celebrate, strengthen, and share their part of the robust cultural melting pot that thrives in our community.

Creating the Next

Tech.Co ranks Georgia Tech as the #1 university that "produces the best startup talent." 


Georgia Tech is #25 on the list of Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents in 2015. 

U.S. News & World Report 

College Rankings 2017

Best Colleges and Programs
  • #7 Top Public University in the United States
  • #4 Best Undergraduate Engineering Program
  • #7 Best Graduate Engineering School
  • #7 Most Innovative University
  • #9 Computer Science Graduate Program
  • #32 Best Undergraduate Business Program
  • Program to Watch: Cooperative Education (co-op)

As of September 2016

Best Undergraduate Schools
  • #4 Best Undergraduate Engineering Program
    • #1 Industrial Engineering
    • #1 Biomedical Engineering
    • #2 Aerospace Engineering
    • #2 Civil Engineering
    • #2 Mechanical Engineering
    • #4 Chemical Engineering
    • #4 Electrical Engineering
    • #4 Environmental Engineering
    • #6 Computer Engineering
    • #6 Materials Science & Engineering
  • #32 Best Undergraduate Business Program
    • ​#6 Quantitative Analysis
    • #9 Management Information Systems
    • #12 Production/Operations Management
    • #16 Supply Chain Management/Logistics

As of September 2016

Best Graduate Schools
  • #9 Computer Science Graduate Program
    • #6 Artificial Intelligence
    • #6 Systems
    • #8 Theory
  • #7 Best Graduate Engineering School
    • #1 Industrial Engineering
    • #2 Aerospace Engineering
    • #2 Biomedical Engineering
    • #4 Civil Engineering
    • #5 Environmental Engineering
    • #6 Computer Engineering
    • #6 Electrical Engineering
    • #6 Mechanical Engineering
    • #8 Chemical Engineering
    • #8 Materials Science & Engineering
    • #8 Nuclear Engineering

As of March 2016

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Top 100 Producers of Minority Degrees Rankings

Bachelor's
  • Architecture
    • #8 African Americans
  • Engineering
    • #1 All Minority Students
    • #3 Two or More Races
    • #3 African Americans
    • #3 Asian Americans
    • #11 Hispanic

As of September 2016

Master's
  • Architecture
    • #3 African Americans
    • #5 All Minority Students
    • #10 Asian Americans
  • Engineering
    • #6 African Americans
    • #9 All Minority Students
    • #11 Asian Americans
    • #11 Hispanic

As of September 2016

Doctoral
  • Engineering 
    • #1 All Minorities
    • #1 African Americans
    • #1 Asian Americans
    • #2 Hispanics
    • #3 Two or More Races
  • Computer & Information Sciences
    • #8 Asian Americans
    • #9 All Minority Students
  • Physical Sciences
    • #8 Hispanics

As of November 2015

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