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GRE & TOEFL Scores for Georgia Tech Engineering

This is part of our series profiling different graduate degree programs and graduate schools at U.S. universities for international students on an F1 Visa or J1 Visa. This week we profile Georgia Tech’s College of Engineering.

Georgia Tech international student

Located in the vibrant city of Atlanta,

  • the College of Engineering combines the best of a major university resources with the benefits of living in an urban center.
  • Georgia Tech has a beautiful 400-acre, tree-lined campus which houses one of the South’s largest industrial and engineering research agencies.
  • Research is conducted for industry and government with more than 100 interdisciplinary research units through the Georgia Tech Research Institute.

Georgia Tech has been a leader in technology and science for decades in the United States.

  • Their engineering pedigree is no different.
  • Their industrial engineering program has been ranked #1 for more than two decades.
  • It doesn’t stop there, all 11 graduate engineering programs are ranked in the top 10 in the U.S.
  • As a result, the graduate Engineering school is ranked #7 in the country.

Boasting dozens of degree programs across eight different engineering schools, an international student planning to study Engineering would have many options to choose for a field of study and likely would find a good fit.

Engineering is constantly ranked among the highest-paying college majors and Georgia Tech is one of the best universities in the world at which to study it.

  • Georgia Tech offers excellent returns on investment.
  • The 20-year net return on investment for Out-of-State students (international students would fall into this category) averages $721,300, which is ranked #17 in the U.S.

Georgia Tech’s eight schools of engineering are:

Please click on the links above to explore more information about each school.

Within those engineering schools are 11 graduate programs which are listed below along with their ranking as of March, 2017:

  • #1 Industrial Engineering
  • #2 Aerospace Engineering
  • #2 Civil Engineering
  • #3 Biomedical Engineering
  • #5 Computer Engineering
  • #6 Chemical Engineering
  • #6 Electrical Engineering
  • #6 Mechanical Engineering
  • #7 Environmental Engineering
  • #8 Materials Science & Engineering
  • #9 Nuclear Engineering

Georgia Tech Engineering is committed to diversity, ranking in or near the top 10 across the board. International students can be sure to find a warm welcome in attending Georgia Tech.

For additional information about Georgia Tech’s Engineering Programs and admissions information please visit their prospective students page.

As always, we encourage you to reach out to a school directly to get the most up-to-date and accurate information.

  • Speaking to someone from the school can help you make a better decision and they can also put you in touch with alumni who can speak to their experiences of attending that school.

The cost of attendance to Georgia Tech will vary depending upon the program and school that an international student would attend. For purposes of an international student’s costs, please refer to the “Out-of-State” information.

For those international students on an F1 Visa or J1 Visa needing an education loan or study loan to help fund their studies at Georgia Tech, please visit us at We also can help you find student medical insurance options. We are more than happy to help and if you have any questions about international student loans, please email us at


Nathan Treadwell

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