|Applicant Competition||Very High|
Can I get into Georgia Tech? The school has a 23% acceptance rate. Last year, 7,369 out of 31,497 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 19 percent. Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 39% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top ten percent of their high school class.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||410|
|SAT Math 25th||750|
|SAT Composite 25th||1160|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||740|
|SAT Math 75th||800|
|SAT Composite 75th||1540|
|Estimated Average SAT||1350|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus?
Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus typically requires applicants to be in the top 31 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1160 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 970. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1350 out of 1600. 49 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1540 and Above||Good||>34%|
|1350 to 1540||Avg +||23%-34%|
|1160 to 1350||Avg -||15%-23%|
|970 to 1160||Reach||9%-15%|
|Less than 970||Low||<9%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||31|
|ACT Math 25th||30|
|ACT Composite 25th||30|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||35|
|ACT Math 75th||35|
|ACT Composite 75th||34|
|Estimated Average ACT||32|
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 30 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 7 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 28 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 32 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 34 and above have very competitive chances. 51 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|34 and Above||Good||>34%|
|32 to 34||Avg +||23%-34%|
|30 to 32||Avg -||15%-23%|
|28 to 30||Reach||9%-15%|
|Less than 28||Low||<9%|
You will need exceptionally good grades to get into Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus was 3.95 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. 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||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||12%||Reach|
|3.25 to 3.50||3%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.25||1%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||1%||Low|
|2.50 to 2.75||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
81% 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||81%|
|Top 25% of class||95%|
|Top 50% of class||99%|
|Bottom 50% of class||1%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||40%||38%||39%|
The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2019.
What are the requirements for admission to Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.