Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)

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Georgia Institute of Technology is ranked 9 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 92 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 77%
Applicants who took ACT 67%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+40%
600-69948%
600+89%

SAT Math Score

700+66%
600-69930%
600+96%

ACT Score

30-3681%
24-2918%
24+99%

Students applied27,277
Students admitted8,775
Admission rate32%

Students per faculty19

4-year graduation rate40%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$9,812
Fees$2,400
Room and board$11,148
Estimated book expense$800
Total cost$24,160

Cost after need-based aid$14,052
Cost after non-need-based aid$15,614

Average debt at graduation$25,182

Out of State

Tuition$30,004
Fees$2,400
Room and board$11,148
Estimated book expense$800
Total cost$44,352

Cost after need-based aid$34,244
Cost after non-need-based aid$35,806

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$74,500

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met74%
Average need-based aid$10,108
Average non-need-based aid$8,546

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment15,142

Full-Time

Men8,797
Women4,871

Part-Time

Men985
Women489

Freshmen retained97%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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