The College of Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Gail Potts
Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application fee (U.S. residents) $50
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee (international students) $50

The College of Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 9,273
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 2,582
Overall acceptance rate 27.8% – Medium

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.60
Average GRE 550 verbal
769 quantitative
3.88 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.70
Average GRE 554 verbal
777 quantitative
4.03 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
79 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Scheller College of Business collegetoppicks
Aerospace engineering http:/​/​www.​ae.​gatech.​edu
(404) 894-3000
[email protected]
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​www.​bme.​gatech.​edu
(404) 385-0124
[email protected]
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​chbe.​gatech.​edu
(404) 894-2867
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​ce.​gatech.​edu
(404) 894-2201
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​ece.​gatech.​edu
(404) 894-2901
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​www.​cc.​gatech.​edu
(404) 385-1647
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​ece.​gatech.​edu
(404) 894-2901
[email protected]
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics http:/​/​www.​ce.​gatech.​edu
(404) 894-2201
[email protected]
Environmental engineering http:/​/​www.​ce.​gatech.​edu
(404) 894-2201
[email protected]
Industrial engineering http:/​/​www.​isye.​gatech.​edu
(404) 894-2300
[email protected]
Materials engineering http:/​/​www.​mse.​gatech.​edu
(404) 894-2888
[email protected]
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​me.​gatech.​edu
(404) 894-3200
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering http:/​/​www.​me.​gatech.​edu
(404) 894-3200
[email protected]
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs http:/​/​www.​ptfe.​gatech.​edu
(404) 894-2490
[email protected]

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 4,624
Master’s (full-time) 1,523
Master’s (part-time) 732
Ph.D. (full-time) 2,187
Ph.D. (part-time) 182

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 1,585
Total master’s graduates 1,258
International master’s graduates 52.3%
Minority master’s graduates 12.9%
Female master’s graduates 18.8%
Total Ph.D. graduates 327
International Ph.D. graduates 55.4%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 13.5%
Female Ph.D. graduates 22.3%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Aerospace 35 12.6%
Biomedical 29 3.4%
Chemical 37 4.7%
Civil 59 5.8%
Computer engineering 0 N/A
Computer science 90 15%
Electrical 109 25.1%
Engineering science and engineering physics 0 0%
Environmental 0 2%
Industrial / Manufacturing 56 9.4%
Materials 36 2.6%
Mechanical 92 16.8%
Nuclear 0 1.2%
Other 4 1.9%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 497
Part-time faculty 5
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 21

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $241,829,000
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 482

Engineering School Ranking

#4 Best Engineering Schools

(11) Ranking by Specialties

#4 in Aerospace / Aeronautical / Astronautical
#2 in Biomedical / Bioengineering
#10 in Chemical
#3 in Civil
#6 in Computer Engineering
#5 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#6 in Environmental / Environmental Health
#1 in Industrial / Manufacturing
#7 in Materials
#6 in Mechanical
#5 in Nuclear

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 81
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 4.5
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 4.4
Overall acceptance rate 27.8% – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 771
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 4.4:1 – High
Ph.D.s granted 327
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $241,829,000
Research expenditures per faculty member $485,600
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 4.2%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 4,624

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 4,624

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 3,710
Minority students 14.7%
International students 52.3%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 914
Minority students 17.2%
International students 20.1%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Marie R. Mons
Financial aid phone (404) 894-4160

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $9,986 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $26,860 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $417 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $1,120 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $2,370 per year
Room and board $10,924
Books and supplies $1,000
Miscellaneous expenses $1,620

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 909
Teaching assistants 294
Research assistants 2,209
Other appointments 179

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