PROGRAM PROFILE

Program Rankings — Industrial Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus


Program Rankings

Survey Based Quality Rankings
Source: NRC, 2010

The National Research Council ranked programs based on 2 measures of quality. They generated 500 different rankings to simulate the effects of using different sets of evaluators and ranking programs in different years. Learn more.


Histogram of Rankings
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Quality rankings (survey-based) out of 74 Operations Research, Systems Engineering, and Industrial Engineering programs


Range of Rankings
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1-7

Regression Based Quality Rankings
Source: NRC, 2010

Histogram of Rankings
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Quality ranking (regression-based) out of 74 Operations Research, Systems Engineering, and Industrial Engineering programs


Range of Rankings
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1-3

GRE Scores
Source: NRC, 2003-2005

Average Quantitative GRE
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800

Financial Support and Tuition

Graduate Tuition and Fees
Source: IPEDS, 2009

Out-of-State Students

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FULL TIME STUDENTS: TUITION
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$24,956
FULL TIME STUDENTS: FEES
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$1,436
PART TIME STUDENTS: COST PER CREDIT HOUR
$1,040

In-State Students

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FULL TIME STUDENTS: TUITION
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$24,956
FULL TIME STUDENTS: FEES
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$1,436
PART TIME STUDENTS: COST PER CREDIT HOUR
$287

Application Fee

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GRADUATE SCHOOL APPLICATION FEE
$50

Living Expenses
Source: IPEDS, 2009

On Campus

ON-CAMPUS ROOM AND BOARD
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$8,204
ADDITIONAL EXPENSES
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$1,500

Off Campus

OFF-CAMPUS ROOM AND BOARD
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$10,096
ADDITIONAL EXPENSES
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$1,500

Type of Financial Support
Source: GSS, 2007

How graduate students in the program (including master's, doctoral, and professional degree students) paid for their graduate educations


Types

TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP
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9%
RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIP
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44%
FELLOWSHIP
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3%
TRAINEESHIP
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0%

First Year Support
Source: NRC, 2005

Data for full-time doctoral students in the fall of 2005


First year students with full financial support
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PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS WHO RECEIVED FULL FINANCIAL SUPPORT
86%

Sources of Financial Support
Source: GSS, 2007

How graduate students in the program (including master's, doctoral, and professional degree students) paid for their graduate educations


Federal Support

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
12%
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
0%
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (EXCEPT NIH)
0%
NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
9%
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
0%
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION
0%
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
0%
OTHER FEDERAL SOURCES
0%

Non-Federal Support

INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT
32%
FOREIGN SOURCES
4%
OTHER US SOURCES
10%
SELF SUPPORT
34%

Tuition Remission
Source: SED, 2000–2004

Tuition paid by 2000–2004 Industrial Engineering doctorate recipients from Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus


Median tuition remission

83%

Amount of Tuition Remission Granted

NO TUITION REMISSION
15%*
LESS THAN 1/3 OF TUITION
1%*
1/3 TO 2/3 OF TUITION
9%*
MORE THAN 2/3 OF TUITION
76%

Graduate School Debt
Source: SED, 2000–2004

Debt for 2000–2004 Industrial Engineering doctorate recipients from Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus


Median graduate school debt
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$0

Outcomes for Recent Graduates

Degree Completion
Source: NRC, 2010

Time to Degree

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Median years required to complete a doctorate (full-time and part-time students)

5.0

Completion Rates

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Fraction of students completing a doctorate in 6 years

48%

Employment Outcomes
Source: NRC, 2006 & SED, 2000–2004

Quality Assurance

Program collects outcome data about all of its graduates

PROGRAM COLLECTS OUTCOME DATA ABOUT ALL OF ITS GRADUATES
YES

Employment Stats at Graduation

Job / contract / definite commitment
64%
Negotiating with specific organizations
18%
Still seeking
18%
Other
0%

Type of Job

(For those with a definite commitment at graduation)

Postdoc
7%*
Educational institution (nonpostdoctoral position)
34%*
Private sector
53%
Government
5%*

Primary Job Responsibilities

(For those with a definite commitment at graduation)

Research and development
65%
Teaching
15%*
Management or administration
0%
Professional services to individuals
19%

Job Location

(For non-US citizens on temporary visas with a definite commitment at graduation)

In the United States
59%
Outside the United States
41%

Student Resources

Student Resources
Source: NRC, 2006

Overall Resources

NUMBER OF RESOURCES OFFERED (OUT OF 18)
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17

Health Insurance

STUDENTS RECEIVE HEALTH INSURANCE
NO

Structured Oversight

PROGRAM COLLECTS OUTCOME DATA
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YES
ANNUAL STUDENT REVIEWS
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YES

Available Training

TEACHING SKILLS
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YES
PROPOSAL WRITING
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YES
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
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YES
WRITING
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YES
STATISTICS
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NO
RESEARCH ETHICS
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YES

Administrative Support

ORIENTATION
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YES
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ORIENTATION
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YES
TEACHING / RESEARCH PRIZES
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YES
ON-CAMPUS CONFERENCES
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YES
TRAVEL SUPPORT
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YES
STUDENT WORK SPACE
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YES
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION
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YES
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION SUPPORT
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YES
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION STAFF
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YES
GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE
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YES
DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROCEDURE
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YES
PROGRAM COORDINATOR MEETING
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YES

Research Activity

Research Activity Ranking
Source: NRC, 2010

Histogram of Rankings
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Research activity ranking out of 74 Operations Research, Systems Engineering, and Industrial Engineering programs


Range of Rankings
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5-21

Research Activity
Source: NRC, 2006

Publications

PUBLICATIONS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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1.1
CITATIONS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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1.2

Grants

PERCENTAGE OF FACULTY WITH GRANTS
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80%

Awards

AWARDS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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0.8

Demographics

Diversity Ranking
Source: NRC, 2010

The National Research Council ranked programs based on a measure of overall diversity. They generated 500 different rankings to simulate the effects of using different sets of evaluators and ranking programs in different years. Learn more.


Histogram of Rankings
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Quality rankings (survey-based) out of 74 Operations Research, Systems Engineering, and Industrial Engineering programs


Range of Rankings
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9-29

Faculty Demographics
Source: NRC, 2006

Percent Female
FEMALE
20%

Percent Minority
MINORITY
5%

Doctorate Recipient Demographics
Source: GSS, 2007 and NRC, 2006

Sex
MALE
71%
FEMALE
29%

Citizenship
US CITIZENS OR PERMANENT RESIDENTS
31%
TEMPORARY VISA HOLDERS
69%

Race / Ethnicity
AFRICAN AMERICAN
2%
NATIVE AMERICAN
0%
ASIAN
4%
PACIFIC ISLANDER
0%
WHITE
22%
HISPANIC
2%
UNKNOWN
1%

Full-time Status
FULL TIME
74%
PART TIME
26%

Demographics of all Graduate Students at the Institution
Source: IPEDS, 2007

Sex
MALE
74%
FEMALE
26%

Citizenship
US CITIZENS OR PERMANENT RESIDENTS
56%
TEMPORARY VISA HOLDERS
44%

Race / Ethnicity
BLACK / AFRICAN AMERICAN
4%
AMERICAN INDIAN OR ALASKA NATIVE
0%
ASIAN
7%
WHITE
41%
HISPANIC / LATINO
2%
UNKNOWN
46%

Full-time Status
FULL TIME
83%
PART TIME
17%

Program Size

Faculty
Source: NRC, 2006

Total faculty members
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124
Interdisciplinary faculty
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48%

Total Students
Source: GSS, 2007

Total
387
First year
106

Student-Faculty Ratio
Source: NRC, 2006

Graduate students per faculty member
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1.4

Graduate Degrees
Source: IPEDS, 2005-2009

2005–2009 Industrial Engineering degrees from Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus


Master's degrees/year

109.6

Doctoral degrees/year

28.4

Contact Information

Contact Information, Program
Source: NRC, 2010


Contact Information

Contact Information, Institution
Source: IPEDS, 2009


Phone

(404) 894-2000 ext. 2000


Location

225 North Ave, Atlanta, GA 30332-0530


*Value is missing. The value shown is based on the average for other programs in the same field. Learn more.

✝ Data are for all Industrial Engineering degree recipients from Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus and may include graduates from more than one program.