Statistics

Georgia Tech continues to lead the charge in increasing the participation of women in engineering nationwide.  In the College of Engineering, 26% of the students are women, versus 17% nationally.  Overall, Georgia Tech produces more female engineers than any other school in the nation.

In the freshman class of 2012, 52% of the Biomedical Engineering majors are women, 51% of Environmental Engineering majors are women, 50% of the Material Science & Engineering majors are women, and 39% of the Industrial and Systems Engineering majors are women.

As of Fall 2012, Tech's College of Engineering included the following breakdown of female engineering students:

  • 659 Freshmen
  • 545 Sophomores
  • 547 Juniors
  • 666 Seniors
  • 381 Masters
  • 422 PhD

 

 

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

National %

19.3

18.1

18

17.8

18.1

17.8

17

GT %

21

21

22

22

24

24

26

Difference %

1.7

2.9

4

4.2

5.9

6.2

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