|Applicant Competition||Very High|
How hard is it to get into Georgia Tech and can I get accepted? The school has a 21% acceptance rate ranking it #2 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 8,719 out of 40,852 applicants were admitted making Georgia Tech a very highly competitive school to get into with a low chance of acceptance for typical applicants. Academically, it has exceptionally high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 6 percent. Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus typically accepts and attracts "A" average high school students. Only 37% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||670|
|SAT Math 25th||700|
|SAT Composite 25th||1370|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||740|
|SAT Math 75th||790|
|SAT Composite 75th||1530|
|Average SAT Score||1450|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus?
Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus typically prefers applicants to be in the top 6 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1370 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1290. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1450 out of 1600. The school ranks #2 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 73 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1530 and Above||Good||>31%|
|1450 to 1530||Avg +||21%-31%|
|1370 to 1450||Avg -||14%-21%|
|1290 to 1370||Reach||8%-14%|
|Less than 1290||Low||<8%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||31|
|ACT Math 25th||29|
|ACT Composite 25th||31|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||35|
|ACT Math 75th||35|
|ACT Composite 75th||35|
|Average ACT Score||33|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Georgia Tech?
Admission data indicates that Georgia Tech regularly accepts students with ACT's of 31 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 5 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 29 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 33 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 35 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #1 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 58 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|35 and Above||Good||>31%|
|33 to 35||Avg +||21%-31%|
|31 to 33||Avg -||14%-21%|
|29 to 31||Reach||8%-14%|
|Less than 29||Low||<8%|
What GPA do you need to get into Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus?
Applicants require exceptionally good grades to get into Georgia Tech. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus was 4.09 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #1 in Georgia for highest average GPA. Meeting these GPA requirements alone is not enough to gain admission as Georgia Tech is a very selective school.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||10.75%||Reach|
|3.50 to 3.74||2.45%||Reach|
|3.25 to 3.49||0.94%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.24||0.61%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||0.38%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||0.24%||Reach|
|1.00 to 1.99||0.05%||Reach|
|less than 1.00||0%||Reach|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
88% of Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus freshman were in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||88%|
|Top 25% of class||98%|
|Top 50% of class||99%|
|Lower 50% of class||1%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||37%||38%||37%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Dec 15, 2021.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus is $75.
What are the requirements for admission to Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Considered but not required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139755 IPEDS survey data for Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus.
73% of students submit their SAT scores to Georgia Tech. 58% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
21% of those who apply are granted admission to Georgia Tech. Admission competition is very high and the college has elite admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1370 and 1530. 73% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 31 and 35. 58% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.