Founded on Oct. 13, 1885, the Georgia School of Technology opened its doors in October 1888 to 84 students. The School’s creation signaled the beginning of the transformation of the agrarian South to an industrial economy.In recent years, Georgia Tech has been a national leader in managing the global transition from an industrial economy to an information economy.
Georgia Tech provides a technologically focused education to more than 25,000 undergraduate and graduate students in fields ranging from engineering, computing, and sciences, to business, design, and liberal arts.
Georgia Tech's wide variety of technologically-focused majors and minorsconsistently earn strong national rankings. Georgia Tech has six colleges and 28 schools focusing on Business, Computing, Design, Engineering, Liberal Arts, and Sciences.
Learn more about areas in which Georgia Tech is creating the next big breakthroughs.
The teamwork at Georgia Tech is second to none. Scientists and engineers from various research areas, students, and partner organizations work together to find answers to some of society’s most challenging questions.
We offer a diverse portfolio of groundbreaking fundamental research, as well as applied research that has immediate application and demand in the real world.
The Georgia Tech Center for Career Discovery and Development is a part of the Georgia Tech Office of Undergraduate Education, created by the integration of the Division of Professional Practice (DoPP) and Career Services.
DoPP includes the cooperative education (Co-op) and internship programs in which students can participate while attending Georgia Tech, and Career Services gives them the resources they need to support their searches for full-time employment after graduation, such as help with the exploration, selection, and pursuit of meaningful careers; career counseling; career fairs; seminars; resume writing; interview tips, and more.
Nobody makes it to college or through college without a support system. Georgia Tech students are surrounded by an extensive support system all the way from orientation through graduation. We want our students to succeed — and it shows in our retention numbers and graduation rates.
More than just places to sleep and study, Tech’s residence halls offer a supportive environment designed to promote positive relationships, personal growth, and academic success.
As we embark on a period of unprecedented change for the Georgia Tech Library, we are reimagining library spaces, services and collections on a campus where the students, faculty, and staff live and work on the leading edge of technology, research, and innovation.
As an auxiliary service supporting the educational mission of the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), SHS will promote the health and well-being of the Georgia Tech community in pursuit of academic success by:
Georgia Tech’s main campus spans 400 wooded acres in the heart of Atlanta. The campus is a comfortable, yet stimulating living and learning environment, with virtually every amenity close at hand.
Atlanta, Georgia, combines the entertainment, educational, and economic opportunities of an international city with the flavor and personality of close-knit, eclectic neighborhoods.
Our NCAA Division I athletics program features 17 men’s and women’s sports, and Tech students are passionate about their beloved Yellow Jackets.Intramural teams and club sports, plus our award-winning Campus Recreation Center, make it easy for all students to find opportunities for competitive fun and personal fitness. Georgia Tech also has one of the best outdoor recreation programs in the country, with year-round excursions near and far.
There are more than 200 registered organizations on the Georgia Tech campus - from A Capella to Zeta Tau Alpha. The Georgia Tech Office of Student Engagement has put together OrgSync, a website that features information on what all of the registered student organizations are doing every day. Sign up for OrgSync and you will get a weekly newsletter, The Weekly Digest, that tells you what's going on.
The Georgia Institute of Technology is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees.