Posted January 4, 2011 Atlanta, GA
Georgia Tech Media Relations
Georgia Tech was selected as one of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Best Values among public colleges for in-state students. Tech was ranked 18th among the top 100 universities featured in the publication’s February 2011 issue.
Kiplinger has ranked the top schools since 1998. The current rankings can be found at
Selected from a pool of more than 500 public four-year colleges and universities, schools in the Kiplinger 100 were ranked according to academic quality, including admission and retention rates, student-faculty ratios and four- and six-year graduation rates, as well as cost and financial aid.
The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the world's premier research universities. Ranked seventh among U.S. News & World Report's top public universities and the eighth best engineering and information technology university in the world by Shanghai Jiao Tong University's Academic Ranking of World Universities, Georgia Tech’s more than 20,000 students are enrolled in its Colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Management and Sciences. Tech is among the nation's top producers of women and minority engineers. The Institute offers research opportunities to both undergraduate and graduate students and is home to more than 100 interdisciplinary units plus the Georgia Tech Research Institute.