Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Georgia Tech are mainly White with a smaller Asian population. The school has high racial diversity. 49% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus students
Race Percent of Students
White 51%
Black 7%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 19%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 11%
Race Unknown 2%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 128% more male students than female students enrolled at Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus with a gender ratio of 69% men to 31% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Georgia Tech has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of females.

Male to female gender ratio for Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 69%
Women 31%
Enrollment by gender for Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus students
Gender Number of Students
Men 22,736
Women 9,987

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Georgia Tech serves a low number of students outside of Georgia, with 51 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 51%
Out of State 37%
Foreign 12%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$77,933 per year

11% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
32,723
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 4.3%
Part time Undergrads 6.2%

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.

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