Rankings

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

Rankings

Academic Excellence

  • Georgia Tech is ranked #4 in Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs, with all of the Institute’s undergraduate engineering programs ranking in the top 5. All of Tech's graduate engineering program rank in the top 10. (Source: U.S. News & World Report)
  • Scheller College of Business ranks #21 in Undergraduate Business Programs, #6 in Management Information Systems, #7 in Production/Operation Management, #7 in Quantitative Analysis, and #8 in Supply Chain Management/Logistics.
  • Computer Science ranks #8 on the 2018 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, #21 in The Guardian's QS World University Rankings, and our graduate computer science program is ranked #8 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • In the category of Architecture and the Built Environment, Georgia Tech ranks #19 in 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 2018, 66 percent of undergraduate students had been offered a job, and the average starting salary was $70,500 (not including bonus offers).
  • More than 700 businesses, industries, and organizations throughout the U.S. and abroad employ Georgia Tech co-op students and interns each year.

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 is ranked #4 in Most Innovative Schools by U.S. News & World Report.
  • 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

  • #8 Top Public Universities
  • #4 Most Innovative Schools
  • #35 National Universities
  • #71 (out of 1,000) Best Global University

As of September 2018

Undergraduate

  • #4 Best Undergraduate Engineering Program
    • #1 Industrial / Manufacturing Engineering
    • #2 Aerospace / Aeronautical / Astronautical Engineering
    • #2 Chemical Engineering
    • #2 Civil Engineering
    • #2 Mechanical Engineering
    • #3 Biomedical Engineering
    • #3 Materials Science & Engineering
    • #4 Electrical / Electronic / Communications Engineering
    • #4 Environmental / Environmental Health Engineering
    • #5 Computer Engineering
  • #21 Best Undergraduate Business Program
    • #6 Management Information Systems
    • ​#7 Quantitative Analysis
    • #7 Production / Operations Management
    • #8 Supply Chain Management / Logistics

As of September 2018

Graduate

  • #8 Best 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
  • #28 Best Business School
    • #7 Production / Operations

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
    • #2 Asian-American
    • #2 Two or More Races

Top 100 Producers of Bachelor's Degrees, 2018

Master's

  • Architecture and Related Services
    • #2 African-American
    • #5 Total Minority
    • #8 Asian-American
    • #8 Two or More Races
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
    • #3 Two or More Races
    • #4 Asian-American
    • #6 Hispanic
    • #8 Total Minority
  • Engineering
    • #2 Two or More Races
    • #5 Total Minority
    • #5 African-American
    • #10 Asian-American
  • Physical Sciences
    • #1 African-American
    • #13 Total Minority
    • #14 Two or More Races

Top 100 Producers of Graduate Degrees - Master's, 2018

Doctorate

  • Architecture and Related Services
    • #8 Total Minority
  • Business Administration, Management, and Operations
    • #9 Asian-American
  • Computer and Information Sciences, and Support Services
    • #10 Asian-American
    • #15 Total Minority
  • Engineering
    • #1 African-American
    • #3 Asian-American
    • #3 Total Minority
    • #3 Two or More Races
    • #6 Hispanic
  • Physical Sciences
    • #15 Asian-American

Top 100 Producers of Graduate Degrees - Doctor's, 2018