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. All of our graduate engineering programs rank in the top 10. (Source: U.S. News & World Report)
  • Scheller College of Business ranks #19 among all Undergraduate Business Programs and #16 for their Part-Time MBA (Source: U.S. News & World Report). Scheller is also ranked #19 in the world and #4 in the U.S. in the Corporate Knights Better World MBA ranking. 
  • Computer Science ranks #5 by U.S. News & World Report's Undergraduate Program Rankings, #6 by U.S. News & World Report's Graduate School Rankings and Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and #21 in The Guardian's QS World University Rankings.
  • In the category of Statistics and Operational Research, Georgia Tech ranks #8 in The Guardian's QS World University Rankings, and our graduate urban planning program is ranked #10 in the U.S. by Planetizen.
  • Our Living Learning Communities are ranked #23 by U.S. News and World Report.

Campus & Athletics

  • Georgia Tech's beautiful 400-acre, tree-lined campus is located in the heart of Atlanta, Georgia.
  • We are ranked among the Top 50 Green Colleges by The Princeton Review.
  • 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.

Return on Investment

  • According to the U.S. Census Bureau Post-Secondary Employment Outcomes project, as of July 2022:
    • Georgia Tech had the highest earnings of all USG colleges for baccalaureate graduates at one ($43,579), five ($61,200), and 10 years ($74,633) after graduation.
    • Computer and Information Services graduates had the highest average salaries at $73,936 one year after graduation, $94,314 five years after graduation, and $124,663 10 years after graduation. 
    •  54% of Georgia Tech baccalaureate graduates still work in the state of Georgia five years after graduating.
  • Georgia Tech ranks highest among public universities in Georgia for 20-year net present value (NPV), at $958,000, and is ranked #20 at the 20-year mark out of all 4,500 schools listed in the 2022 Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce College Scorecard. The NPV calculation considers costs, future salaries, investing, and earning a specific amount of money. ·       
  • Georgia Tech is ranked #1 in Career Placement and #2 for Internships by The Princeton Review and #7 by WalletHub for Career Outcomes.
  • PayScale.com ranks Tech as #1 in Georgia and #13 among all U.S. colleges for providing the best 20-Year Return on Investment.
  • Our co-op and internship programs are ranked #4 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Scheller College of Business' careers service is ranked #2 by Financial Times MBA Rankings.
  • More than 700 businesses, industries, and organizations throughout the U.S. and abroad employ Georgia Tech co-op students and interns each year.

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.
  • U.S. News and World Report ranks us at #14 for Undergraduate Research/Creative Projects, and #23 for Senior Capstone Projects.

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.
  • 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

#4 Co-op and Internship Programs

#4 Most Innovative Schools

#10 Top Public Universities

#14 Undergraduate Research / Creative Projects

#16 Best Colleges for Veterans

#23 Senior Capstone Projects

#23 Learning Communities

#38 National Universities

2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings

Undergraduate

#4 Best Undergraduate Engineering Program

  • #1 Industrial / Systems Manufacturing Engineering
  • #2 Aerospace / Aeronautical / Astronautical Engineering
  • #2 Chemical Engineering
  • #2 Civil Engineering
  • #2 Mechanical Engineering
  • #3 Biomedical Engineering
  • #3 Environmental / Environmental Health Engineering
  • #4 Electrical / Electronic / Communications Engineering
  • #4 Materials Science & Engineering
  • #5 Computer Engineering

#5 Best Computer Science Program

  • #2 Cybersecurity
  • #4 Software Engineering
  • #6 Artificial Intelligence
  • #7 Data Analytics / Science
  • #8 Computer Science
  • #9 Supply Chain Management / Logistics
  • #12 Programming

#19 Best Undergraduate Business Program

  • #3 Business Analytics
  • #5 Management Information Systems
  • ​#5 Quantitative Analysis
  • #9 Supply Chain Management / Logistics
  • #10 Production / Operations Management

2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings

Graduate

Graduate Business Programs

  • #3 Business Analytics
  • #4 Information Systems ​
  • #6 Production / Operations
  • #11 Supply Chain / Logistics
  • #16 Part-Time MBA
  • #28 Full-Time MBA

Graduate Computing Programs

  • #4 Systems
  • #5 Theory
  • #6 Computer Science
  • #7 Artificial Intelligence
  • #15 Programming Language

Graduate Engineering Programs

  • #7 Best Graduate Engineering School
  • #1 Industrial Engineering
  • #2 Biomedical Engineering
  • #3 Civil Engineering
  • #3 Environmental Engineering
  • #4 Aerospace Engineering
  • #4 Electrical Engineering
  • #4 Mechanical Engineering
  • #5 Chemical Engineering
  • #6 Computer Engineering
  • #7 Materials Science & Engineering
  • #9 Nuclear Engineering

Graduate Liberal Arts Programs

  • #2 Information and Technology Management
  • #14 Environmental Policy and Management
  • #22 Public Policy Analysis​ #49 Public Affairs

Graduate Mathematics Programs

  • #5 Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorics
  • #11 Applied Math
  • #21 Mathematics Graduate Science Programs
  • #21 Chemistry
  • #28 Physics
  • #37 Biology
  • #38 Earth Sciences

Graduate Psychology Programs

  • #2 Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • #39 Psychology

2023 U.S. News & World Report Graduate School Rankings

Top 100 Producers of Minority Degrees Rankings

Diverse Magazine "Producers of Minority Degrees" Rankings

Bachelor's

Engineering

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

Computer and Information Sciences

  • #9 Asian-American
  • #10 Two or More Races

Top 100 Producers of Bachelor's Degrees, 2019

Master's

Architecture and Related Services

  • #3 African-American
  • #9 Total Minority
  • #12 Asian-American

Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • #1 Asian-American
  • #2 Two or More Races
  • #2 Total Minority
  • #4 Hispanic

Engineering

  • #1 Two or More Races
  • #1 Total Minority
  • #6 Asian-American
  • #8 African-American

Top 100 Producers of Graduate Degrees - Master's, 2019

Doctorate

Architecture and Related Services

  • #3 African-American
  • #5 Asian-American
  • #8 Total Minority

Business Administration, Management, and Operations

  • #11 Asian-American

Computer and Information Sciences, and Support Services

  • #4 Two or More Races
  • #4 Hispanic
  • #6 Total Minority
  • #7 African-American
  • #9 Asian-American

Engineering

  • #1 Native American
  • #2 Two or More Races
  • #2 Total Minority
  • #3 Asian-American
  • #5 Hispanic
  • #9 African-American

Physical Sciences

  • #1 African-American
  • #12 Total Minority
  • #15 Asian-American
  • #15 Hispanic

Top 100 Producers of Graduate Degrees - Doctor's, 2019