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Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
19,432
Total Undergrads
Including 2,631 Part-time
2,737
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 6 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

31% Women
69% Men

Athletics

NCAA Division I-A

Atlantic Coast Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports

Coaches

7
Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $200,335)
6
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $144,926)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 89 79 Yes -
Baseball 38 - Yes -
Basketball 13 16 - Yes
Football 117 - - -
Golf 9 - Yes -
Softball - 18 Yes Yes
Swimming and Diving 28 21 Yes -
Tennis 9 8 Yes -
Volleyball - 13 Yes Yes
Archery - - Yes -
Badminton - - Yes -
Bowling - - - Yes
Court Sports - - Yes Yes
Cycling - - Yes -
Dance - - Yes -
Equestrian - - Yes -
Fencing - - Yes -
Field Hockey - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes Yes
Gymnastics - - Yes -
Ice Hockey - - Yes -
Kayaking - - Yes -
Lacrosse - - Yes -
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - Yes -
Outdoor Fitness/Recreation - - Yes Yes
Roller Hockey - - Yes -
Rowing - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -
Sailing - - Yes -
Soccer - - Yes Yes
Table Tennis - - Yes -
Water Polo - - Yes -
Water Sports - - Yes -
Wrestling - - Yes -

Diversity

Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 23.7%
Black/non-Hispanic 5.0%
Hispanic 5.0%
Non-resident alien 17.7%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 0.6%
Two or more races 2.0%
White/non-Hispanic 45.9%
Disabilities
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
Living
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
Other
  • International Student Organization
  • Model United Nations
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 4
Liquor Law Violation 1
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 2
Property Crime 43
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Thomas from Rex, GA
  • 3
  • The dorms aren't necessarily anything special. A lot of people are pretty easy to get along with but keep in mind GT is a pretty nerdy school, so you already…

  • Jan-11-2013 Read More
  • Joseph from Louisville, KY
  • 5
  • The Freshman Experience is a great way for freshmen to meet their peers and do exciting things around Atlanta for cheap or free. For upperclassmen, North Avenue Apts. were…

  • Jun-05-2012 Read More
  • Tung from Warner Robins, GA
  • 4
  • West campus is quiet, is closer to the recreational center and holds periodic events, however it is slightly farther away from classes. East campus is where the parties are, has the…

  • Oct-21-2012 Read More
  • Vettica from Duluth, GA
  • 4
  • Dorm life is a key to meeting new people and making great friends! The Freshmen Experience Program places incoming students into dorms of all freshmen students, and really allows for…

  • May-29-2012 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • John from Lawrenceville, GA
  • Jul-07-2014 I am a current student here

    I would personally give a 3 star for the dining halls and a 4 stars for food on campus. The dining hall foods aren't really top restaurant quality but it's not bad enough to the point where you get tired of it. There are also many variety of food available in the dining halls. Food on campus is 4 stars because at the student center, there's Taco Bell, Subway, Panda express(opening this fall), pizza hut, and a whole entire food court on the second floor which is delicious (A lot more quality fast food places). On the Fourth Floor, there's a fancier dinner place provided by the student center. And i forget on which days but there are food trucks that come to Tech Green every week!

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  • 3
  • Yusra from Newnan, GA
  • Jun-29-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    dining halls suck but there are two food trucks a day for lunch and dinner

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  • 4
  • Jorge from Miami, FL
  • Jun-25-2014 I am a current student here

    The dining halls are amazing! Tech Square and the food courts also offer a wide variety of food options.

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  • 3
  • Patricia from Louisville, KY
  • Jun-11-2014 I am a current student here

    Most freshman are on a meal plan, which is pretty good. There are three dining halls to choose from, and some flexible spending dollars that can be spent at any campus location. North Avenue is the newest and best dining hall. The other on campus dining options are predominately in the Student Center, including a food court and several fast food options. There's a good variety there.

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  • 3
  • Erin from Atlanta, GA
  • Mar-25-2014 I am a current student here

    North Avenue is the best dining hall by far, and is open until 2 am on weekdays. The food is about average, but the stir fry at North Ave. is particularly good. On west campus the only dining hall is Woodruff, while east has both North Ave. and Britain.

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  • 3
  • Alex from NY
  • Mar-23-2014 I am a current student here

    The dining hall food is also nothing to write home about. Rest assured it is welcome sustenance when you are studying and you need to take a break. There are 3 dining halls on campus, and they are not entirely evenly spaced but... There are plenty of places to eat besides the dining halls (when and if you get tired of dining hall food). The Student Center and Technology Square have plenty of restaurants with a wide variety of food, which is of superior quality. Also, around Atlanta there are many world-renouned restaurants such as the Vortex. The downside is that you have to go off-campus to eat there.

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  • 4
  • Kamryn from Atlanta, GA
  • Feb-28-2014 I am a current student here

    There are a few food options on campus other than the dining halls. We have a Chik-fil-a, Taco Bell, Subway, and other places in the Student Center Food Court. Our dining halls are nice and are sometimes really good. They can be inconsistent some times when it comes to the food, but for the most part, they are really convenient.

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  • 5
  • Anonymous
  • Feb-16-2014 I am a current student here

    Hosts a variety of ethnicities and hours of operations.

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  • 4
  • Bess
  • Feb-08-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Food is good.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Patricia from Louisville, KY
  • Jun-11-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek life is good, but not as competitive or intense as at some bigger state schools. There are many good chapters and being involved in Greek life can make the Georgia Tech experience much more enjoyable.

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  • 0
  • Alex from NY
  • Mar-23-2014 I am a current student here

    A big deal here, most social events happen in Greek life and about 1 in 3 people is involved in greek life.

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  • 0
  • Kamryn from Atlanta, GA
  • Feb-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek Life on campus is pretty prominent. There are multiple Greek mansions for the sororities and fraternities on campus.

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  • 0
  • Anonymous
  • Feb-16-2014 I am a current student here

    I have not participated in Greek Life myself, but have friends who fully recommend and enjoy their Greek brothers and sisters.

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  • 0
  • Rachel
  • Jan-06-2014 I am a current student here

    join it its time consuming but worth it

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  • 0
  • David from Atlanta, GA
  • Nov-01-2013 I am a current student here

    There are over 50 active Fraternities and Sororities on campus. Most of these fraternities contribute to the life of Georgia Tech by offering scholarships to students and even incoming freshmen, throwing parties, organizing events and also providing job opportunities for their members.

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