Why Choose Georgia Tech?

When it comes to selecting a graduate program, we know that you have many options. So, we’re thrilled that you’re interested in pursuing a degree at Georgia Institute of Technology — also known as Georgia Tech!

Tech is a top-ranked research university committed to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology, and is home to a community of more than 20,000 graduate students.

Our six colleges and 28 schools offer more than 100 master’s and Ph.D. programs, and dozens of interdisciplinary and certificate programs focusing on business, computing, design, engineering, liberal arts, and sciences.

Creating the Next at Georgia Tech


The Institute is located in Midtown Atlanta, one of the city's most energetic and vibrant neighborhoods for business, culture, education, and entertainment.


The university is home to several state-of-the art, environmentally friendly buildings that offer the latest technology.


From engineering a better way to rebuild bone inside the body to helping farmers detect crop diseases earlier, Tech's graduate students are engaged in a variety of research studies.


Whether you have entrepreneurial aspirations or are set on joining an industry powerhouse, Tech gives you the capacity to define your own future.

Our Student Community

This university is home to a graduate student community made up of talented individuals from around the world. To give you an idea of the types of people you will meet as a student, check out the videos below: 

Ph.D. Student Seeks to Help Children Through Robotics

De’Aira Bryant wants to change the lives of the people who most deserve it. A doctoral student in Computer Science and Intelligent Systems, her main focus has been exploring the potential for interactive communication between children and robots.

Master's Student Helping Develop Protective Equipment to Battle Covid-19

Kentez Craig grew up in Atlanta with two parents who served as first responders working as paramedics for local hospitals. Now, as a master's student in Engineering, Craig is inspired by his parents as he helps develop and build protective equipment for health care professionals on the front lines fighting the battle against Covid-19.

Astro-Naia: Ph.D. Student Aims for the Stars With Her Research

Naia Butler-Craig has always had a passion for science and engineering. Now a Ph.D. candidate in Aerospace Engineering, Butler-Craig works in the High-Power Electric Propulsion Lab. She balances academics with membership in the NASA Pathways Program.

Alumni Stories: Ignacio Montoya, Master's in Biomedical Innovation

Paralyzed in a motorcycle accident at the tail end of his undergraduate studies, Ignacio Montoya had to alter his dream of becoming a fighter pilot in the Air Force. He changed his major from Aerospace Engineering to Biomedical Engineering. Montoya graduated with a master's degree in Biomedical Innovation to revolutionize care for patients with major spinal cord injuries and uses his own body acts as a laboratory.

Alumni Stories: Aditi Shah, Master's in Computer Science

After losing her sight due to reginitis pigmentosa at the age of 15, Aditi Shah earned two degrees in India before coming to Tech. She graduated from Tech with a master’s in Computer Science with a focus in cybersecurity — and a goal to inspire blind women in India to pursue their dreams.

Alumni Stories: Joel Jassu, Master's in Architecture

Joel Jassu was born in Banda, Uganda. As Jassu grew up, it evolved into one of the worst slums in the capital city of Kampala. A chance encounter with an American architect visiting the country on a mission trip set him on a course to earning a master's degree in architecture at Tech.

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