Education Update: Georgia Institute of Technology
With a traditional campus located in the heart of Atlanta, the Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the world”s premier research universities. Ranked seventh among U.S. News and World Report”s top public universities, Georgia Tech has 20,000 students enrolled in its Colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Management and Sciences.
Georgia 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.
Established by state law in 1855, Georgia Tech offers a comprehensive array of engineering degrees in one of the nation”s largest and best programs. In fact, both the graduate and undergraduate engineering programs rank among the nation”s top five.
Georgia Tech is located on a 400-acre residential campus. Approximately sixty percent of undergraduates live on campus, while many more populate the new apartments and condos that have emerged in the adjacent Midtown neighborhood.
Georgia Tech has been nationally recognized for offering a “best value”# education, making it possible for students to cost effectively receive a world-class education from one of the nation”s top ten public institutions. In fact, Tech ranks among the top three public universities in the nation for the salary potential of its graduates according to PayScale, a prominent provider of global employee compensation data.
Part of knowing whether Georgia Tech is right for you or your student is to visit the campus and experience the culture, environment and people first hand. Whether participating in one of the daily campus tours or the overnight Connect with Tech visitation program, more information is available at the following link:# http://www.admission.gatech.edu/campus_visits/. Additional information about Georgia Tech admissions may be found at http://www.admission.gatech.edu/.