The size of the freshman class at Tech has remained steady, with around 3,000 new Yellow Jackets students arriving each August at the midtown campus.
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According to Tech:
Around 10 percent of applicants received a waitlist offer, and about 6,000 students are being offered a transfer pathway.
Transfer pathway programs are provide students the opportunity to complete a set number of classes at another institution and transfer to Georgia Tech the following fall. Tech now has six pathway programs that provide a wide range of students the opportunity to ultimately become a Yellow Jacket.
“We’re seeing these pathways work, as more than 300 students applied for fall transfer this year via a pathway program,” said Mary Tipton Woolley, senior associate director for Undergraduate Admission.
About 15 percent of first year students begin Tech in the iGniTe Summer Program, which helps students launch their college career by focusing on areas such as leadership, innovation, sustainability, and research.
Students were admitted from all 50 states and from 96 nations of citizenship. The admitted pool also includes more than 400 Georgia Tech or Atlanta Public School Scholars — students who are valedictorians or salutatorians of their graduating class and received automatic acceptance.
By the Numbers:
18.8 percent overall admit rate (37.7 percent in-state, 14.9 percent non-Georgia resident)
37.7 percent admit rate
388 Georgia high schools