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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: 77%
Applicants who took ACT: 67%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 48%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 40%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 89%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 30%
SAT I Math score 700+: 66%
SAT I Math score 600+: 96%
ACT score 24-29: 18%
ACT score 30-36: 81%
ACT score 24+: 99%
Students applied: 27,277
Students admitted: 8,775
Admission rate: 32%
Students per faculty: 19
4-year graduation rate: 40%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 15,142
Full-time enrolled men: 8,797
Full-time enrolled women: 4,871
Part-time enrolled men: 985
Part-time enrolled women: 489
Freshmen retained: 97%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $9,812
Fees (in state): $2,400
Tuition (out of state): $30,004
Fees (out of state): $2,400
Room and board: $11,148
Est. book expense: $800
Total cost (in state): $24,160
Total cost (out of state): $44,352
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$14,052
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$15,614
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$34,244
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$35,806
Average debt at graduation: $25,182

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 74%
Average need-based aid: $10,108
Average non-need-based aid: $8,546

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

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