Colleges Georgia Tech
Georgia Institute of Technology, or “Georgia Tech,” is a public institution that was founded in 1885. The 400-acre campus lies in the heart of Atlanta, a vibrant, cosmopolitan city with many opportunities for internships and future employment. As a leading technological university, Georgia Tech has more than 100 centers focused on interdisciplinary research that consistently contribute vital research and innovation to American government, industry, and business. In addition to its campuses in Atlanta and Savannah, Georgia Tech has campuses in France, Ireland, Costa Rica, Singapore and China.
Georgia Tech is a leading research university with six colleges and 28 schools focusing on Business, Computing, Design, Engineering, Liberal Arts, and Sciences. It offers degrees through the Colleges of Design, Computing, Engineering, Sciences, the Scheller College of Business, and the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts. Georgia Tech’s student-faculty ratio is 21:1, and the school has 45% of its classes with fewer than 20 students. Popular majors include Mechanical Engineering, Information Science, and Industrial Engineering.
College of Design. The College of Design combines creativity, collaboration, and technology to produce forward-thinking graduates who are ready for the world’s biggest problems. Hands-on experiences can range from designing net zero energy apartment buildings in an architecture studio, or prototypes in the state-of-the-art interactive product development lab, to planning walkable neighborhoods, or injecting technology into music composition and performance.
SCPC. The Student Center Programs Council seeks to encourage and inspire leadership by providing resources for personal and professional growth to our members and internally promoting proven contributors. We strive to provide fun and high quality programs that appeal to all of the Georgia Tech community. We promote unity among our members, campus organizations and departments by seeking collaboration and fostering a positive atmosphere on campus.
School Mission & Unique Qualities
John Heisman was Georgia Tech’s first full-time football coach, and the Heisman Memorial Trophy was named in his honor. The school’s newspaper for faculty and staff, The Whistle, is named for the steam whistle in the Tech Tower that blows in intervals with the campus class schedule, and each time the Yellow Jackets score a touchdown.
“The campus is very inclusive. If something doesn’t exist you can create it! It’s in the middle of the city so you should be aware of your surroundings, but campus is very safe. The only thing I wish the school would improve on is its food since it is very average and could be way better.”