First-Year Admission Deadlines

Students may apply to Georgia Tech using the Common Application only. You may start an application at any time during your high school career, and we will open for your application submission on August 1 prior to your senior year.

We admit students for both the Summer and Fall Academic Terms, and ALL applicants will be considered for both terms. Over 20% of our First-year class begins their Georgia Tech education in the Summer Term.

Application Plan 2022 Application Deadline Document Deadline Self-Reported Test Score Deadline Decision Release
Early Action 1
Georgia Students Only
Monday, October 18 November 1 December 1 December 11
Early Action 2
Non-Georgia Students Only
Monday, November 1 November 15 January 5 January 29
Regular Decision Wednesday, January 5 January 19 February 1 March 5 (Georgia high schools only)
March 25 (non-Georgia)

Please note: All deadlines are 11:59 p.m. in your time zone (for example, a student who lives in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, must submit their application by Oct. 18 at 11:59 p.m. EDT).

Students with incomplete Early Action files may complete their application and be considered for admission in Regular Decision. Students who do not complete their file by the document deadline for Regular Decision will have their application closed.

Early Action Deadlines

An Early Action application to Georgia Tech is non-binding, and the application and evaluation is the same as for Regular Decision.

  • Early Action 1 – This application deadline is reserved for Georgia students, defined by those who attend a Georgia high school or Georgia residents living outside the state.
  • Early Action 2 – This application deadline is reserved for non-Georgia students who wish to be evaluated in an early action round, defined by those who attend a high school outside Georgia (including international) and are not Georgia residents.

Students who wish to be considered for academic scholarships, such as the Stamps President's Scholars Program, Scheller Dean's Scholarship and others, must apply by the appropriate Early Action deadline (depending on Georgia status). No separate scholarship application is required.

Regular Decision Deadline

This is the last date to apply for first-year admission for the following summer/fall term. The application and evaluation is the same as for Early Action.

Document Deadlines

All application files will include:

  • Common Application.
  • Official high school transcript with 9-12th courses and 9-11th grades. Students who are deferred or apply Regular Decision should submit an updated transcript with Fall term senior grades.
  • Self-reported or official SAT/ACT scores.
  • Additional documents requested via your admission portal.


Transcripts must be submitted electronically or postmarked no later than the date listed in the table above for the round you have applied. Students who have taken dual enrollment courses should ensure those courses are listed on their high school transcript or request the college attended to send your transcript to us directly.

Test Scores

SAT/ACT scores may be self-reported on your application or via your applicant portal. They may also be submitted officially from the testing agency. We will consider any scores you report by the document deadline for the round in which you apply. We do not recommend paying the expedited rush fee to meet this deadline since you can self-report scores through your admission portal. Click here for more information on test scores.

Other Documentation

Additional documents may be requested upon review of your file. These documents will be due by the document deadline for that round or as soon as possible if requested after the deadline.


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Georgia Tech uses the Common App for first-year admission. You will need to create a Common App account before starting your application, if you do not already have one.

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Application documents can be submitted in several ways. Review the instructions and requirements for submitting transcripts, test scores, and more.

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