About the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts

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Ivan Allen College Rankings

Ranking Category

#2

Best Value Interaction Design: MS in Human-Computer Interaction (MS-HCI) or MS in Digital Media (MS-DM)
Value Colleges.com, 2020

#3

Best Game Design Schools in the South
Animation Career Review, 2020

#3

Best Information and Communication Technology Graduate Program (Public Policy/Public Affairs)
U.S. News and World Report, 2020

#5

Highest Starting Salary among New Graduates in Humanities and Social Sciences
NerdWallet, Oct 2014

#9

Nationally for M.S in Game Design; B.S. Ranks #10
Animation Career Review, 2020

#11

Best Energy and Environmental Policy Graduate Program (Public Policy/Public Affairs)
U.S. News and World Report, 2020

#14

Top School for Game Design
Animation Career Review, 2020

#20

Best Public Policy Analysis and Policy Evaluation Graduate Program (Public Policy/Public Affairs)
US News and World Report, 2020

#39

Best Graduate Program in Public Affairs
U.S. News & World Report, 2020

#72

Best Universities for Social Science
Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2019

Georgia Tech Rankings

Ranking Category

#1

#1 in Georgia and #12 among all U.S. colleges for best 20-Year Return on Investment
PayScale.com

#3

Highest Return on Educational Investment
WalletHub, 2020

#4

Most Innovative Schools in U.S.
U.S. News & World Report, 2020

#5

Top Public Universities
U.S. News & World Report, 2020

#8

Undergraduate Research / Creative Projects
U.S. News & World Report, 2020

#9

Best Alumni Network
Princeton Review, 2019

#10

Best Colleges for Veterans
U.S. News and World Report, 2020

#12

Senior Capstone Projects
U.S. News and World Report, 2020

#20

Learning Communities
U.S. News and World Report, 2020

#29

Best National Universities
U.S. News and World Report, 2020

#34

Smartest Public College in America
Business Insider, 2020

#40

Best Undergraduate Teaching
U.S. News and World Report, 2020

#69

Global Universities
U.S. News and World Report, 2020

Ivan Allen College at a Glance

Fast Facts

  • 6 Schools
  • 10 Bachelor of Science Degrees
  • 13 Masters Degrees
  • 6 Doctoral Degrees

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Enrollment

Totals Degree Level
787 Undergraduate Students
150 Master's Students
103 Doctoral Students

Students

Ratios Demographic
46% Male
54% Female
2:3 Minority:White
5:1 Student:Faculty

Undergraduates

Ratios Experience
97% Retention of Students After First Year (compared to 80% national average for 4-year universities
40% Complete Internships
39% Conduct Undergraduate Research
71% Graduate with International Experience
$60k Average Starting Salary

Faculty

Totals Qualification
151 Academic Faculty
70 Adjunct Faculty
27 Instructional Faculty
100% Of Our Academic Faculty Have Ph.D.s
100% Of Our Faculty Teach Classes

Research

Metrics Investment
18 Research Centers
#1 In Average Research Expenditure per Faculty Member 
#3 In NSF Research Grants among Technological Universities 
$7.5 M In Annual Sponsored Research

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What's new in the Ivan Allen College

Latest developments lead by the Ivan Allen College

Redefining traditional humanities and social sciences