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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Alexandra from Woodstock, GA
  • 4
  • Dorm life is comfortable and an overall pleasant experience. It depends on who your roommate is, but I made a great group of friends just based on where I lived.…

  • Jul-04-2015 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • russell from lawrenceville, ga
  • Jul-09-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    i'm a vegan, and they do have vegan options here. i am able to cook 95% of these foods, so i may end up doing that rather than paying thousands for a meal plan. a meal plan makes sense if 1. you do not know how to cook or 2. you are not living in an apartment and have no access to cooking.

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  • 4
  • emily
  • Jun-10-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    according to my brother (current gt student), getting good food on campus is all about location. there are different dining halls throughout campus, and whether or not you get great food is determined on whether you are on east or west campus.if you want to go off campus, try the famous varsity a couple blocks down from bobby dodd stadium (if you're ok with a heart attack on a plate). there are tons of great restaurants in atlanta- try them out!

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  • 3
  • anonymos
  • Jun-01-2016 I am a past student here

    my parents, both alumni of tech, said the food was far better than when they went there. many colleges i visited while deciding on my official undergrad college had healthier, organic options, but i'll give them credit because the food looked appetizing.

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  • 4
  • Kylie
  • Nov-20-2015 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Not the best, not the worst food.

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  • 4
  • Alexandra from Woodstock, GA
  • Jul-04-2015 I am a current student here

    I preferred cooking for myself over the dining halls. I think cooking meals a few times a week was better than eating in the dining hall because some days the dining hall choices were either lacking or the food was overall okay.

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  • 3
  • Geogia Tech student
  • May-09-2015 I am a current student here

    If you're planning on getting a meal plan stay on east campus. I can't stress this enough. I lived on west all of freshman year and I can't say I enjoyed the dining experience. The first issue is that there's only one dining hall on west, and two one east. The second problem was that west campus has very limited food options/hours, whereas east has lots more food and stays open later. I tried to avoid west dining as much by going to campus retail options or to east campus for lunch during the week. But there were times when I had no choice but to eat at west. Not to condemn west campus dining, but if you're looking for the most convenience and trying to get the most for your money, east is where you need to be.

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  • 5
  • Dan from Saint Louis, MO
  • Jan-21-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Ummm subway, panda, chick-fil-a, and taco bell, what else could you say??

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Alexandra from Woodstock, GA
  • Jul-04-2015 I am a current student here

    Georgia Tech has a strong Greek life presence on campus. Rush is an exciting time for all and the overall sense of Greek life provides friendship and support.

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  • 0
  • George P. Burdell from Atlanta, GA
  • Dec-15-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek life is okay. The ratio plays a role to the number of frats to sororities. Just know if your a guy and you want to go into a frat, you need to know a brother or they won't let you in.

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  • 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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