Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
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Georgia Tech is a well-known technical school that attracts aspiring engineers from around the globe.
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- Full name: Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
- Location: Atlanta
- Founded: 1885
- Tuition: $10,650
- Setting: Urban
- Public/Private: Public
- Selectivity: Selective
- % Applications Admitted: 51%
- Undergraduates: 14,527
- Graduates: 7,030
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Almost 14,000 students attend this public research university located in Atlanta, Georgia. Although there are 2,000 computers available to students, unlike the other schools on this list, Georgia Tech requires all students to own or lease a computer throughout their time in college.
Georgia Tech is also home of the Advanced Technology Development Center. Since 1980 the ATDC has helped entrepreneurs in Georgia launch and grow more than 130 technology companies which have
raised over a billion dollars in financing, and it is partnered with Georgia Tech's center for technology commercialization, VentureLab.
Georgia Tech has been one of the country's preeminent technology schools for over a hundred years, and it's certainly not slouching into the 21st century. The College of Computing is also spearheading what it calls the “new face of computing,” which seeks to incorporate women engineers and helps drive a more diversified engineering discipline.
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