Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus (Georgia Tech)

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Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus can be found in Atlanta, GA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Georgia Tech enrolls over 21,000 students per year.

Most of the students getting into Georgia Tech got an SAT score in the range of 1870 to 2160, or got accepted with an ACT score within the range of 28 to 32. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Georgia Tech average GPA ranges from 3.68 to 3.89 for accepted students. Approximately 50% of all students which applied were admitted at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus, and from those that were granted acceptance roughly 38% continued on to attend. Based on historical acceptance rate data, the projected Georgia Tech acceptance rate 2015 is estimated to be 54%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Georgia Tech Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus was reported as 54.9% in Fall 2012 with over 14,600 college applications submitted to Georgia Tech. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • Georgia Tech SAT Scores: 1870 - 2160
  • Georgia Tech ACT Scores: 28 - 32
  • Georgia Tech Average GPA: 3.68 - 3.89

How Hard Is It to Get into Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus?

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Georgia Tech has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 60.9%
  • 2009-2010: 58.8%
  • 2010-2011: 51.7%
  • 2011-2012: 51.2%
  • 2012-2013: 54.9%
  • Projected Georgia Tech Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 54.2%

How Does Georgia Tech Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Georgia Tech is one percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Georgia State University54.7%
Emory University26.3%
Kennesaw State University56.5%
University of West Georgia53.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Georgia Tech (Fall 2012)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading600 - 700
Math660 - 760
Writing610 - 700
Total Score1870 - 2160
ACT®Score Range
English28 - 33
Math29 - 34
Composite Score28 - 32
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