Georgia Tech’s most obvious, outward impact on Georgia is through education — 60 percent of our students are in state, and according to PayScale.com, we offer the No. 2 Annualized Return on Investment in Higher Ed in the nation. Less recognized, but also of significant value, is our work with new and established businesses, with whom we partner to help ensure that good jobs come to — and stay in — the state.
Georgia Tech's impact on the state's economy is calculated at $2.87 billion each year — But that's just the beginning. The Institute leads the pack in contributing to Georgia in ways that extend beyond the bottom line.
Candace Mitchell says she would not likely be leading a company that is shattering startup stereotypes had it not been for the startup education she received while pursuing her undergraduate degree in computer science.