Rankings

Georgia Tech ranks as one of the best public universities in the US.

Rankings

Academic Rankings


  • Georgia Tech is ranked #7 among the best public universities in the U.S., and is #71 of the 1,000 best global universities.
    (Source: U.S. News & World Report)
  • Tech is home to some of the best undergrad engineering schools in the U.S., with all of our undergraduate engineering program ranking in the top 10.
    (Source: U.S. News & World Report)
  • All of our graduate engineering program rankings are also in the top 10
    (Source: U.S. News & World Report)
  • Computer Science ranks #8 on the 2018 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and our graduate computer science program is ranked #8 by the U.S. News & World Report.
  • Architecture and the Built Environment ranks #18 in both the United States and the world on The Guardian's QS World University Rankings, and our graduate urban planning program is ranked #7 in the U.S. by Planetizen.

Campus & 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.

Return on Investment


  • Tech is ranked #1 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 in spring 2017, 86 percent of undergraduate students had already been offered a job, and 84 percent of those who had applied to graduate school had been accepted.

Diversity


  • The Institute is consistently rated among the top universities in the nation for graduation of underrepresented minorities in engineering, physical sciences, and architecture and planning. 
  • 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.

Innovation & Entrepreneurship


  • Georgia Tech’s VentureLab ranks as the #2 university business incubator in the world by UBI Index. VentureLab is also #1 among early-phase university incubators and #1 among university incubators supporting a broad range of technologies. 
  • The Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) is recognized by Forbes magazine as one of 12 incubators “changing the world.” Founded in 1980, ATDC is the oldest technology incubator in the U.S. with more than $2 billion raised by 150 graduates.
  • Georgia Tech Research Corporation is #32 on the list of Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents.

U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report Rankings


Overall

  • #7 Top Public University in the United States
  • #7 Most Innovative University
  • #71 (out of 1,000) Best Global University
  • Program to Watch: Cooperative Education

As of March 2018

Undergraduate

  • #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 2017

Graduate

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

As of March 2018

Top 100 Producers of Minority Degrees Rankings

Diverse Magazine "Producers of Minority Degrees" Rankings


Bachelor's

  • Engineering
    • #1 Total Minority
    • #2 African-American
    • #3 Asian-American
    • #3 Two or More Races

As of September 2017

Master's

  • Architecture & Planning
    • #1 African-American
    • #6 Total Minority
  • Engineering
    • #4 Total Minority
    • #4 Two or More Races
    • #5 Asian-American
    • #8 African-American
    • #8 Hispanic

As of September 2017

Doctorate

  • Engineering
    • #1 African-American
    • #1 Hispanic
    • #1 Total Minority
    • #1 Two or More Races
    • #3 Asian-American
  • Physical Sciences
    • #2 African-American

As of November 2017