The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the nation's top research universities. The university occupies 400 acres in the heart of Atlanta. The university has more than 900 full-time instructional faculty and more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students in fields such as architecture, computing, engineering, management, sciences and liberal arts. Georgia Tech is consistently ranked in U.S. News & World Report's top-10 public universities in the United States. The university conducts world-class scientific and technological research and education, and ranks among the top-10 in research expenditures among universities without a medical school.
- Founding Date: October 13, 1885
- Number of students: 20,000
- Public/Private: Public
- Financial aid: Yes
- Accreditation/licenses: Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
- Number of faculty: More than 900
- How engaged is the school with the community?: The university is very involved with the community. In fact, Georgia Tech's motto is "Progress and Service."
- Degrees: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
- Programs: Distance learning, Evening, Part-time, Study abroad, Summer studies
- Campus housing: Yes