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 37,000 students per year.

Most of the students getting into Georgia Tech got an SAT score in the range of 1300 to 1510, or got accepted with an ACT score within the range of 29 to 34. 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 3.96 for accepted students. The acceptance rate of Georgia Tech is considered highly competitive, with only 20% of those who applied applicants being accepted. Based on historical acceptance rate data, the projected Georgia Tech acceptance rate 2021 is estimated to be 21%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Georgia Tech Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus was reported as 20.6% in Fall 2020 with over 36,900 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 ACT Scores: 29 - 34
  • Georgia Tech Average GPA: 3.68 - 3.96

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 Tech 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 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 25.8%
  • 2017-2018: 23.4%
  • 2018-2019: 21.5%
  • 2019-2020: 20.6%
  • Projected Georgia Tech Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 20.5%

How Does Georgia Tech Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Georgia Tech is more than 100% lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Georgia State University76.2%
Emory University15.6%
University of West Georgia59.5%

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
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Georgia Tech (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading630 - 730
Math670 - 780
Total Score1300 - 1510
ACT®Score Range
English29 - 35
Math29 - 34
Composite Score29 - 34
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