Georgia Tech recently reported that it welcomed 4,150 students in the summer and fall of 2020, including 3,250 first-year students and 900 transfer students. The school says it had 40,962 applicants. The admit rate for Georgia applicants was 39.1% and 16.5% for non-Georgia applicants.
Of the new students, 61% are men and 39% women, Georgia Tech says. About 40% are white, 37.5% Asian, 8.3% Hispanic and 7.7% Black.
Tech has a current enrollment of about 22,000, according to the University System of Georgia.
Twelve of Georgia Tech’s academic programs rank among the best in the country, according to the recently released U.S. News & World Report 2021 “Best Colleges” undergraduate rankings, with three programs — civil engineering, cybersecurity, and industrial and systems engineering — ranking No. 1. Overall, Georgia Tech ranked No. 8 in the best public university category, along with the University of California, Irvine and the University of California San Diego.
“Thanks to our outstanding students, faculty, and staff, leaders in higher education continue to recognize Georgia Tech as one of the leading public research universities in the U.S.," said Ángel Cabrera, president of Georgia Tech, in a statement. “I am also delighted the Institute is listed among the nation's most innovative schools — a fitting recognition of our efforts to enrich the student experience and expand access to working professionals through our innovative online graduate programs.”
Check out the adjacent slideshow to see the 25 highest-paid employees at Georgia Tech in 2019, according to OpenGeorgia.