Welcome to the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts

Welcome to Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts

Georgia Tech’s Ivan Allen College provides innovative, human-centered perspectives at the intersection of humanities, social sciences, arts, and STEM. We develop leaders prepared to advance technology and improve the human condition.

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A Unique Approach to Humanities and Social Sciences

An education at the Ivan Allen College combines all of the advantages of a world-class technologically focused research university with some of the most innovative liberal arts experiences available today. We offer undergraduate, graduate, and accelerated degree programs in fields such as economics; public policy; international affairs; digital media; applied languages and intercultural studies; history, technology, and society; and more.

Explore the unparalleled research opportunities and unique offerings in the social sciences and humanities at a top liberal arts college dedicated to a legacy of service and social justice.

Prospective Students

Liberal arts that prepare you to excel in a technology-driven world.

We offer 16 bachelor’s degrees, among them six bachelor-master degree programs, 14 master’s degrees, and six Ph.D. programs, including innovative, professionally oriented graduate degrees in sustainability, cybersecurity policy and governance, applied languages and cultures, global media, digital media, and international affairs.

Numerous minors and certificate programs also are available, including language studies; health, medicine, and society; global development; scenarios, models, and military games; energy systems; linguistics; social justice; African-American studies; and the pre-law minor in law, science, and technology. Students also have the opportunity to join one of the best Mock Trial teams in the nation. Our students develop as leaders in a culture of critical inquiry and deliberation focused on the crucial ethical issues of our age. They enter the job market with distinctive abilities to understand and solve complex problems by bridging technology, the humanities, and the social sciences.

In fact, demand is booming for graduates who possess the critical inquiry, analytical, and communications skills that are a hallmark of an Ivan Allen College education.

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A close-knit undergraduate community with students who explore endless opportunities both within the College and across campus.

We are one of the world's most exciting and diverse research environments.

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Life in the College

Georgia Tech is a "work hard, play hard" culture. From athletics and art events to social gatherings and service projects, there are always great things happening on campus. Located in the heart of Atlanta, Georgia, the primary campus is surrounded by museums, restaurants, music venues, stadiums, and shopping districts, and is just a short drive to the mountains, lakes, and coastal towns.

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There are over 450 student organizations and 50 Greek organizations that provide continuous fuel for our students' social lives.

Go Jackets! Cheer on your team at the beautiful Bobby Dodd Stadium or participate in any number of intramural sports available at the Campus Rescreation Center.

We're a tightly-knit small college with the boundless opportunities of a leading research institution. Enjoy the best of both worlds!

Alumni Success Stories

Join an alumni network 5,500 strong and growing.

When you graduate from the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, you become part of a worldwide network of alumni residing in more than 50 countries. Our alumni are known for their complex problem-solving skills, ability to bridge the technical and non-technical realms, and savviness in science and technology.

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B.S. in Computational Media
Program Manager at Microsoft

M.S. and Ph.D. in Economics
Senior Statistician at Intercontinental Hotels Group

M.S. Science and Technology Policy
Executive Director of the Atlanta Regional Commission

Current Students

Our students are studious, professional, global, and much more.

With classes, travel, research, and work experiences, Ivan Allen College students never stop. A vast majority of our students graduate with international experience or internships under their belts. Our students are also regular recipients of research awards for work in over 30 areas of inquiry.

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70% of our student graduate with international experience! Will you be one of them?

Our students are at an advantage when applying for internships and jobs over the peers from other liberal arts schools!

Georgia Tech is a top-tier research university, with countless opportunities for students to engage in research with industry leaders.


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Proudly celebrating more than 130 years of liberal arts at Georgia Tech.

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