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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 83%
Applicants who took ACT: 62%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 53%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 37%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 90%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 29%
SAT I Math score 700+: 67%
SAT I Math score 600+: 96%
ACT score 24-29: 22%
ACT score 30-36: 76%
ACT score 24+: 99%
Students applied: 25,884
Students admitted: 8,641
Admission rate: 33%
Students per faculty: 19
4-year graduation rate: 37%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 14,682
Full-time enrolled men: 8,708
Full-time enrolled women: 4,545
Part-time enrolled men: 1,007
Part-time enrolled women: 422
Freshmen retained: 96%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $9,812
Fees (in state): $2,392
Tuition (out of state): $30,004
Fees (out of state): $2,392
Room and board: $10,716
Est. book expense: $800
Total cost (in state): $23,720
Total cost (out of state): $43,912
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$14,198
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$19,353
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$34,390
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$39,545
Average debt at graduation: $24,891

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 50%
Average need-based aid: $9,522
Average non-need-based aid: $4,367

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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