BOLO: The Georgia Tech Student

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BOLO:

The Georgia Tech Student

New Faculty Orientation

August 15, 2012

Sandi Bramblett, Executive Director

Institutional Research and Planning/Decision Support Services

2

Agenda


Overview of the GT Student
Population


Graduate Students


Undergraduate Students


Incoming freshmen (Fun Facts!)


What we know about our students


Questions (ask away!)

3


20,941 students


13,948 undergraduate/ 6,993
graduate


Nearly 3,900 foreign students


41% minority (12% URM)


30% women


First
-
year retention rate: 95%


Six
-
year graduation rate: 79%

The Georgia Tech Student Population

Graduate Enrollment by Gender

Fall 2011

4

Graduate Enrollment by Ethnicity

Fall 2011

5

Graduate Enrollment by Citizenship

Fall 2011

6

Where are Georgia Tech’s Graduate Students From?

7


China

(878)


India (737)


South Korea (374)


France (156)


Taiwan

(102)


Iran (86)


Turkey

(73)


Pakistan

(61)


Colombia

(40)


Canada

(36)



Georgia

(1,796)


Florida

(255)


Texas (187)


California (157)


New York (136)


Virginia (121)


North Carolina (119)


Pennsylvania (110)


New Jersey

(95)


Ohio (86)


Top Undergraduate Institutions for Graduate Students

8


Georgia Tech


Tsinghua University


University of Mumbai


University of Georgia


Cornell University



Zhejiang University


North Carolina State


University of Florida


Peking University


Shanghai Jiao Tong U.

Other well represented institutions include
Illinois
-
Urbana;
Purdue; Michigan; Vanderbilt; Carnegie Mellon; Texas
-
Austin;
Clemson; Tianjin University Technology; Virginia Tech; Penn
State; Anna University; Auburn; UT
-
Knoxville; Brigham Young;
Visvesvaraya

Tech;
Huazhong

Sci

& Tech
Univ
;
Fudan

Univ
;
CalTech
; MIT; Indian Institute of Technology;
Univ

of Poona; UC
-
Berkeley; Georgia State;
Nankai

Univ
; Maryland

Top Majors for Graduate Students

9

PhD


Electrical & Computer
Engineering


Aerospace Engineering


Mechanical Engineering


Computer Science


Chemical Engineering


Master’s


Electrical & Computer
Engineering


Business Administration


Mechanical Engineering


Aerospace Engineering


Computer Science


PhD Recipients: Future Plans

10


70% have definite employment or postgrad study plans


Post graduation employment:


Academe

39%

Government

11%

Industry/

Business

46%

Non Profit

1.9%

Other/ Unknown

1.9%


68% will do research and development as their primary
work activity while 20% will teach


Source: NSF/NIH/USED/NEH/NASA Survey of Earned Doctorates, 2010

Undergraduate Enrollment by
Gender


Fall 2011

Men

68%

Women

32%

Undergraduate Enrollment by
Ethnicity


Fall 2011

Native
Hawaiian/Pacific
Islander

0%

Asian

23%

Black

6%

Hispanic

6%

Native American

0%

Multiracial

2%

Unknown

1%

White

62%

Undergraduate Enrollment by Major
Fall 2011

790

838

848

1,155

1,264

1,294

1,662

0
500
1,000
1,500
2,000
Chemical &
Biomolecular…
Computer Science
Electrical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Management
Mechanical Engineering
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Where are Georgia

Tech’s undergraduates from
?

Countries


India


South Korea


China


Canada


Vietnam


Colombia


Nigeria


States


Georgia


Florida


Texas


North Carolina


Virginia


Tennessee


MD & SC


Georgia Counties


Fulton


Gwinnett


Cobb


Dekalb



Fayette


Forsyth


Cherokee


Georgia Tech’s 2012 Freshman Class





14,700 applicants / 3,160 accepted students paid their
deposit


35% Women; 45% Non
-
white (13% URM); 14% International


Average SAT = 1394 / Average HSGPA = 3.90


65 Countries and 40 States, Washington D.C., Guam and
Puerto Rico represented


10 sets of twins


Most common first names for men: Michael, Matthew, John
Andrew and Alexander; For women: Emily, C/Katherine,
Sarah, Rachel and Anna


Most common surnames: Lee, Kim, Patel, Smith, Li, Wang



What our students tell us about
themselves…





99% had a B+ average or better in high school


87% intend to pursue graduate study


83% asked a teacher for advice after class but only 13%
spent more than two hours talking to a teacher


87% studied 15 hours or less per week


78% attended a public high school


61% have had an “international experience”


and their families…





83% lived with both parents


83% of their fathers and 80% of their
mothers have at least an
undergraduate degree


Nearly 60% estimated their parents’
total annual income to be greater than
$100,000


Fathers’ occupations: business,
engineer, doctor, “other”


Mothers’ occupations: business,
teacher, homemaker, “other”


And their abilities…



Percentage of students ranking themselves in
the top 10% or above average on:


Academic Ability




94%


Mathematical Ability



84%




Cooperate
w/ Diverse People

84%


Spirituality





38%


Popularity





36%


Artistic Ability




30%


Why did they choose Tech?





Academic reputation (90%)


Tech grads get good jobs
(84%)


Rankings in national
magazines (55%)


Tech grads get into top
graduate/ professional
schools (55%)


What are their long
-
term objectives?





Be well off financially (80.0%)


Raise a family (67.0%)


Become an authority in field (61.3%)


Helping others who are in difficulty (58.4%)


Obtain recognition from colleagues for contributions
to my field (57.0%)



What are their expectations as a
student at Tech?





94% think there’s some or a good
chance they will participate in student
clubs/groups


65% will be satisfied with Tech


54% think they will study 15 hours or
less per week


46% would turn to their instructor if
they were experiencing academic
difficulty


96% anticipate making a 3.0 GPA or
better during their freshman year



Fall
2011
First
-
Time Freshmen

ENGL
1101
-

English Composition I Grades

631

594

46

10

27

18

0
100
200
300
400
500
600
700
A
B
C
D
F
W

Fall
2011
First
-
Time Freshmen

Math 1501
-
Calculus I Grades

370

386

229

100

69

33

0
50
100
150
200
250
300
350
400
450
A
B
C
D
F
W

Fall
2011
First
-
Time Freshmen

CS 1301
-
Intro to Computing Grades

74

107

54

14

12

12

0
20
40
60
80
100
120
A
B
C
D
F
W

Fall
2011
First
-
Time Freshmen

CS 1371
-

Computing for Engineers Grades

371

281

161

95

102

92

0
50
100
150
200
250
300
350
400
A
B
C
D
F
W

Fall
2011
First
-
Time Freshmen

BIOL 1510
-
Biological Principles Grades

104

150

90

15

3

15

0
20
40
60
80
100
120
140
160
A
B
C
D
F
W

Fall
2011
First
-
Time Freshmen

CHEM 1310
-

General Chemistry Grades

156

275

138

27

16

3

0
50
100
150
200
250
300
A
B
C
D
F
W

Fall
2011
First
-
Time Freshmen

PHY 2211
-
Intro to Physics I Grades

145

247

192

118

82

85

0
50
100
150
200
250
300
A
B
C
D
F
W
The Reality





48% will spend six hours or more per week
on co
-
curricular activities


85% will find they are satisfied with Tech


About 93% of first year students will find that
Tech places significant emphasis on studying
and academic work


38% will have discussed grades or
assignments with their instructors


And…



The Reality
(continued)…



Georgia Resident

Out of State/
Country

Total

GPA Range

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

1.69 or Less


59

4%


48

5%


107

4%

1.70
-
1.99


41

2%


25

2%


66

2%

2.00
-
2.99


449

27%


294

28%


743

28%

3.00
-
3.29


304

19%


161

15%


465

17%

3.30
-
3.99


649

40%


403

38%


1,052

39%

4.00


140

9%


116

11%


256

10%

Total


1,642

100%


1,047

100%


2,689

100%

Their GPA may not be as high as they thought it would be

Enjoy the Journey…




For more information:

www.irp.gatech.edu

and / or
www.assessment.gatech.edu


Thank you!