The home of the Yellow Jackets is the No. 7 public university in the nation. The university is a national and international leader in scientific and technological research and education.
- No. 7 public university in the country
- No. 4 graduate engineering college
- No. 5 undergraduate engineering college
- No. 1 industrial engineering program
- No. 9 undergraduate engineering programs ranked in the top 10
- No. 8 graduate engineering programs ranked in the top 10
- No. 9 in engineering bachelor’s degrees awarded to Asian American students
- No. 11 in engineering master’s degrees awarded to Asian American students
- No. 5 in engineering doctoral degrees awarded to Asian American students
The most notable alumnus is probably Jimmy Carter, former President of the United States and Nobel Peace Prize winner, who briefly attended Georgia Tech in the early 1940s prior to matriculating at and graduating from the United States Naval Academy. Another Georgia Tech graduate and Nobel Prize winner, Kary Mullis, received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1993.
Many distinguished individuals once called Georgia Tech home. A large number of businesspeople (CEO’s, directors, etc.) began their careers at the College of Management. Some of the most successful of these are Charles “Garry” Betty (CEO Earthlink), David Dorman (CEO AT & T Corporation), Mike Duke (Vice Chairman Wal-Mart), and James D. Robinson III (CEO American Express and later director of The Coca-Cola Company.)
Information sessions are hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions
- Meet with Department Heads.
- The walking tour lasts 90 minutes, so comfortable walking shoes are advised.
- Student will visit academic departments Students will visit classes in their academic area of interest. The best way is to sit in on a class. They will get first–hand impressions of the level of instruction along with opportunities to meet our dynamic professors and to interact with your future classmates.
- Meet and have Lunch with Asian Student on campus. A voucher for lunch on campus will be provided. The host will dine with the student, then escort the student to one or two classes and spend time exploring areas of interest on campus.