Stats & Rankings: Women

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.

Women make up more than 50% of Georgia Tech's Environmental Engineering and Polymer and Fiber Engineering undergraduate students and 45% of Tech's biomedical engineering undergrads.  Overall, Georgia Tech produces more female engineers than any other school in the nation.

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

  • 651 Freshmen
  • 543 Sophomores
  • 545 Juniors
  • 662 Seniors
  • 383 Masters
  • 429 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 9