Costs, Aid & Scholarships

A Georgia Tech education is one of the best investments you can make in your future! In fact, SmartMoney magazine named Georgia Tech as the #1 best tuition investment in the United States for the second year in a row. The yearly median starting salary for graduates with a bachelor's degree from Tech is $61,000. Still, you will need to have a smart plan in place to pay for your education. But you won't have to do it alone.

Georgia Tech awards undergraduates more than $105 million in need and merit-based aid. Georgia Tech is able to keep costs lower than most other universities with comparable academic reputations.

Learn more about financial aid and scholarships at Georgia Tech. The many sources of financial assistance may seem confusing, but you won't have to sort through them all alone. If you are accepted to Georgia Tech, advisors in our Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid (OSFA) will work with you to make a Georgia Tech degree attainable. A good place to start exploring your options, determine what you're eligible for, and learn how to begin applying for financial aid is the step-by-step guides OSFA has created for freshman and transfer students.

Discover some creative ways to finance your Georgia Tech education! In addition to the resources mentioned above, students use work, research, and study abroad experiences to help make Tech affordable. Every student in our co-op program, 87 percent of students in our internship program, and 92 percent of students in our work abroad program are in paid positions. Additionally, paid research assistantships are available for students aiding faculty or pursuing their own research. Finally, out-of-state students can save money any semester they study abroad, as the cost of the programs are equivalent to our in-state tuition rate.

Net Price Calculator

A national Net Price Calculator is provided here.  Please note due to the federal sources and reporting standards, the costs listed in the calculator are a historical snapshot based on the 2010-2011 academic year. In most cases, will not reflect your actual costs. Rather, it is more to give you a sense of what the overall costs of attending Tech during that timeframe were and how total costs are calculated. To learn more about how to apply for financial aid, visit the financial aid website.

In-state tuition: If you would like to know if you qualify for in-state tuition in the state of Georgia, please click here to read the Board of Regent's policy regarding tuition classification.

Freshman Cost of Attendance 2015-2016

Tuition $9,812 $30,004
Mandatory Student Fees $2,392 $2,392
Books & Supplies (estimated) $1,200 $1,200
Freshman Housing Allowance $6,262 $6,262
Freshman Meal Plan Allowance $4,454 $4,454
Personal Expenses (estimated) $1,600 $1,600
Average Loan Costs $60 $60
Total Per Year
(2 semesters)
$25,780 $45,972