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Georgia Institute of Technology

School of Public Policy

Atlanta, GA

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Overview

Georgia Institute of Technology / School of Public Policy is located in Atlanta, GA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 13
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Professional paper, public policy workshop or thesis; internship; minimum overall GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Minimum overall GPA of 3.0, one year of full-time residency

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

156
Applied
71
Accepted
38
Enrolled
46%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
85
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th Not reported Yes
Spring deadline October 31st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Three letters of recommendation, transcripts from each college/university attended, essays
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Three letters of recommendation, transcripts from each college/university attended, essays

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards July 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

86
Total Graduate Students
23%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.49%
Black or African American 8.14%
White or Caucasian 51%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 8.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.33%
Unknown 3.49%

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 4
Male (17)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Science, technology, and innovation policy; energy, climate, and environmental policy; ethics and philosophy of science and technology; economic development and smart cities; science and engineering organizations, education, careers, and workforce
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,374,504

Location & Contact

Address 685 Cherry Street
Atlanta, GA  30332
United States
Contact Marilyn Brown
School Chair
Email: marilyn.brown@pubpolicy.gatech.edu
Phone: 404-385-8577
Fax: 404-894-0504

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