Program Contact

Stephanie Niebuhr
Georgia Institute of Technology
801 Atlantic Drive
Atlanta, GA 30332-0405

Application Deadlines

Application deadline varies by home school.

  • Aerospace Engineering: April 1
  • Biomedical Engineering: December 1
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering: December 16
  • Industrial & Systems Engineering: December 15
  • Mathematics: December 15
  • School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering: December 15
  • School of Computational Science & Engineering: December 15
  • School of Computer Science: December 15
  • School of Interactive Computing: December 15


Admittance Terms


Degree Programs

  • PhD, Machine Learning

Areas of Research

Our world-class faculty and students specialize in areas including, but not limited to:

  • Computer Vision
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Robotics
  • Deep Learning
  • Game Theory
  • Neuro Computing
  • Ethics and Fairness
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Internet of Things
  • Machine Learning Theory
  • Systems for Machine Learning
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computational Finance
  • Health Systems
  • Information Security
  • Logistics and Manufacturing

Interdisciplinary Programs

The Machine Learning Ph.D. is an interdisciplinary doctoral program spanning three colleges (Computing, Engineering, Sciences).  Students are admitted through one of eight participating home schools:

Admission to the ML PhD program is contingent on meeting the requirement for admission into one of these schools. It is possible that, due to space or other constraints, that you are admitted to the general PhD program in your home school but not the ML PhD program.

The ML PhD program is a cohesive, interdisciplinary course of study subject to a unique set of curriculum requirements; see the program webpage for more information.

Standardized Tests

IELTS Academic Requirements

  • Varies among home units.

TOEFL Requirements

  • Varies among home units.

GRE Requirements

  • Varies among home units.

Application Requirements

Please note that application requirements may vary by home unit, including the application deadlines and test score requirements, as well as support for incoming students (including guarantees of teaching assistantships and/or fellowships). Please review the home unit links above or contact them directly for details.

Program Costs

  1. Go to "View Tuition Costs by Semester," and select the semester you plan to start. Graduate-level programs are divided into sections: Graduate Rates–Atlanta Campus, Study Abroad, Specialty Graduate Programs, Executive Education Programs
  2. Find the degree and program you are interested in and click to access the program's tuition and fees by credit hour PDF.
  3. In the first column, determine the number of hours (or credits) you intend to take for your first semester.
  4. Determine if you will pay in-state or out-of-state tuition. Learn more about the difference between in-state and out-of-state. For example, if you are an in-state resident and planning to take six credits for the Master of Architecture degree, the tuition cost will be $4,518.
  5. The middle section of the document lists all mandatory Institute fees. To see your total tuition plus mandatory fees, refer to the last two columns of the PDF.