Georgia Institute of Technology Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Georgia Institute of Technology is 18:1, and the school has 41.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Georgia Institute of Technology include: Engineering; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; and Architecture and Related Services. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 94.3 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Computer literacy History
Mathematics Social science
English (including composition)
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 18:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Engineering 58%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 13%
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 6%
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 5%
Architecture and Related Services 4%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 62%
Service learning N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience N/A
Undergraduate research/creative projects 37%
Learning communities N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 94%
4-year graduation rate 34%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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