Georgia Tech Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Georgia Tech? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 8,775 out of 27,277 applicants or 32% were admitted making Georgia Tech a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has exceptionally high requirements for admission test scores. Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus typically accepts and attracts A- average high school students. Only 35% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 8,253 19,024 27,277
Accepted 3,484 5,291 8,775
Acceptance Rate 42% 28% 32%
Enrolled 1,279 1,810 3,089
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 37% 34% 35%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Georgia Tech regularly accepts students with ACTs of 30 and above. 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 33 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 67 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1380 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 1305. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1455 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 77 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.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1380 1530
SAT Reading 680 750
SAT Math 710 780
ACT Composite 30 33
ACT English 29 34
ACT Math 31 34

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
33 and Above Good >49%
31 to 33 Avg + 32%-49%
30 to 31 Avg - 25%-32%
29 to 30 Reach 19%-25%
Less than 29 Low <19%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1530 and Above Good >44%
1455 to 1530 Avg + 32%-44%
1380 to 1455 Avg - 22%-32%
1305 to 1380 Reach 14%-22%
Less than 1305 Low <14%

Estimated GPA Requirements

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. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Georgia Tech will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 84% Good
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 0% Low
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
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

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

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