Facts and Rankings | College of Engineering – Georgia Tech College of Engineering

The College of Engineering is consistently ranked among the country’s top 10 engineering institutions and has a reputation as a global leader and innovator. The College is home to eight separate engineering schools, each of which are ranked in the top  of their respective fields. Because of its high academic quality and relatively low cost, Georgia Tech’s College of Engineering is cited as one of the best values in American higher education by publications such as the Fiske Guide to Colleges, the Princeton Review and the Kiplinger Business Magazine.
49% of undergrad degrees awarded were for engineering (Spring 2022). There are 18,245 students enrolled in the College, with 32% women (Fall 2022). The College is number one in engineering degrees awarded to women and in engineering doctoral degrees awarded to Black students. About 56% of engineering undergrads have an international experience before graduation. There are 2M square feet of research/instructional space across campus dedicated to engineering. Engineering degrees awarded in FY22 include 2,042 bachelor’s, 1,930 master’s, and 370 Ph.D. There was $268.4M in new research awards (FY22). As of Fall 2021, there are 541 engineering faculty members, with 30 National Academy of Engineering members.
The Georgia Tech College of Engineering continues to be recognized as an elite engineering school and one of the top public institutions in the nation. The undergraduate engineering program at the College ranked 4th in the 2023 America’s Best Colleges edition of U.S. News & World Report (published in September 2022). The program is also #2 for public colleges. All of the programs offered by the College, the nation’s largest and most diverse engineering college, placed among the top five of their respective areas.
For the 11th year in a row, all 11 of the College’s graduate programs are ranked in the nation’s top 10 in the U.S. News & World Report graduate rankings. The College is No. 7 nationally, and fourth among public universities.
In October of 2019 U.S. News & World Report released a global ranking of engineering schools based primarily on research and global reputation in the field. The ranking placed Georgia Tech 18th among all engineering schools in the world and fifth among American schools.
Interesting Engineering ranks the M.S. degree in Cybersecurity #1 in the country,. According to the website, “Georgia Tech’s program is specifically focused on the practical application of cybersecurity. The program works closely with the college of engineering to integrate applicable coursework and thanks to their three main specialization paths. You have good options depending upon which career path you see yourself taking. While studying at the school, you’ll also have a chance to do research work for the U.S. government, military, and even private industry thanks to the school’s immense connections in the field.”
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