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The midtown Atlanta skyline at dawn as seen from the Georgia Tech College of Computing's Binary Bridge

Facts and Rankings

The College of Computing is a recognized leader in creating real-world computing breakthroughs that drive social and scientific progress.

GT Computing by the Numbers

  • Five academic units
    • 4 schools
    • Division of Computing Instruction
  • 19 degree programs
  • 110 academic faculty
  • 39 research faculty
  • 23.8% female faculty
  • $101,000 = median starting salary for Bachelor of Science in CS*
  • $120,000 = median starting salary for Master of Science in CS* 

*  Georgia Tech Career and Salary Survey for 2019-2020

Enrollment (Fall 2020)

  • 15,245 total enrollment
  • 3,309 undergraduate students
  • 10,559 OMSCS students
  • 1,377 MS on-campus & Ph.D. students

Research

  • $29,071,228 = FY20 research expenditures
  • 50+ college-affiliated research centers, labs & groups

Rankings

US News & World Report
  • 5th ranked Undergraduate Computer Science program (2021)
  • Specialty rankings
    • 2nd ranked (tie) in Cybersecurity
    • 4th ranked in Computer Systems
    • 4th ranked (tie) Software Engineering 
    • 6th ranked in Artificial Intelligence
    • 7th ranked in Data Analytics/Science
    • 7th ranked (tie) Game/Simulation Development
    • 7th ranked (tie) Theory
    • 10th ranked Mobile/Web Applications
    • 10th ranked Programming Languages
  • 8th ranked U.S. Graduate CS program (2018)
    • 16th ranked Global Universities for CS
    • 7th ranked Artificial Intelligence program
    • 10th ranked Systems program
    • 9th in Theory programs
    • 16th in Programming Languages
Times Higher Education/Wall Street Journal Global Rankings
  • 8th ranked in the world for computer science (2017)
The Edvocate
  • 4th ranked Bachelor's Degree Program in Computer Science (2022)