Georgia Tech
#156 Overall Influence#39 Desirability Rank

Georgia Tech

Public research university in Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) was founded in 1885. A component part of the University System of Georgia, today Georgia Tech has five satellite campuses: in Savannah, Georgia; Metz, France; Athlone, Ireland; Shenzhen, China; and Singapore.

Georgia Tech continues to grow rapidly. As of the beginning of the 2019 academic year, the student body numbered more than 36,000, which was an 11.5 percent increase over the previous year.

The university’s programs of study are divided among six colleges: the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts; the College of Sciences; the College of Engineering; the College of Computing; the College of Design; and the College of Business. Georgia Tech Online offers more than 240 different courses and programs for distance learners.

Altogether, the university offers a wide variety of technologically focused course programs (majors and minors), which earn strong national rankings on a consistent basis.

Georgia Tech is associated with two Nobel laureates:

Other notable Georgia Tech connected individuals include the following:

In addition to winning the Nobel Peace Prize, Georgia Tech–graduate Jimmy Carter was the 39th President of the US.

Georgia Tech is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

From Wikipedia

The Georgia Institute of Technology, commonly referred to as Georgia Tech or, in the state of Georgia, as Tech, is a public research university and institute of technology in Atlanta, Georgia. It is part of the University System of Georgia and has satellite campuses in Savannah, Georgia; Metz, France; Athlone, Ireland; Shenzhen, China; and Singapore.

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225 North Ave, Atlanta GA 30332-0530

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52 per 100k

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11 per 100k

Influential People

Who are Georgia Tech's Most influential alumni?

Georgia Tech's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of . Georgia Tech’s most academically influential people include S. David Freeman, Douglas H. Wheelock, and Jeff S. Shamma.

S. David Freeman

American businessman

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Douglas H. Wheelock
Douglas H. Wheelock

American astronaut

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Jeff S. Shamma

American academic

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Richard J. Fox

American property developer and philanthropist

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Murry Salby

American atmospheric scientist

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Yaser Abu-Mostafa
Yaser Abu-Mostafa

Egyptian-American computer scientist

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Mark C. Smith

American businessman

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Thomas McGuire
Thomas McGuire

United States Army officer

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Scott J. Horowitz
Scott J. Horowitz

American astronaut

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William L. Ball

American government official

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Jorge Cham
Jorge Cham

Author of PHD webcomic

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J. Paul Raines

American businessman

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