The Georgia Institute of Technology, or Georgia Tech, is a top 10 public research university with nearly 40,000 students who study in person at the main campus in Atlanta, at Georgia Tech-Lorraine in France, at Georgia Tech-Shenzhen in China, as well as through distance and online learning. Students represent 50 states and 149 countries.
Georgia Tech’s engineering and computing Colleges are the largest and among the highest-ranked in the nation, and the Institute also offers outstanding programs in business, design, liberal arts, and sciences. With more than $1 billion annually in research awards across all six Colleges and the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI), Georgia Tech is among the nation’s most research-intensive universities. It is an engine of economic development for the state of Georgia, the Southeast, and the nation.
Georgia Tech’s mission is to develop leaders who advance technology and improve the human condition. Its mission and strategic plan are focused on making a positive impact in the lives of people everywhere. For more than 135 years, the people of Georgia Tech have dared to imagine and then create solutions for a better future. The innovative culture and leadership continue, for Progress and Service for all.
A four-year institution, Georgia Tech is consistently the only technological university ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s listing of America’s top 10 public universities. In addition, Georgia Tech’s College of Engineering is consistently ranked in the nation’s top five public engineering programs by U.S. News. 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. According to Diverse: Issues in Higher Education and the American Society of Engineering Education, Georgia Tech is the largest producer of engineering degrees for women and underrepresented minorities in the nation.