Math and Science Degrees: Return on Investment

Much is written about the Return on Investment (ROI) of a college education. As an institute, Georgia Tech is consistently rated a top university in terms of ROI, ranked #1 for best ROI by the Princeton Review in 2023. In the College of Sciences at Georgia Tech, students gain vital hand-on experiences working on important initiatives — to find a cure for cancer, stop global warming, create next-generation medical instruments, and understand the brain. These experiences let you kick start your career!

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Our graduates gain top positions

Our graduates take positions with the nation’s leading corporations (Lockheed Martin, Microsoft, Coca-Cola, IBM, Dow, Google, Kimberly-Clark, Intel, Merck), prominent government organizations (CDC, NASA, EPA), top professional programs (medical, law, pharmacy, dental, and veterinary), and premier graduate schools.

Graduate with high-demand degrees

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics reports high demand and significant wages for science and math graduates. A few examples of average salaries are: Atmospheric Scientist 94k, Biochemist/Biophysicist 102k, Statistician 96k, Medical scientist 95k, Geoscientist 83k, Industrial/Organizational Psychologist 105k.

Keep your costs low

Georgia Tech offers a number of ways to keep your costs low while completing your degree:

  • Zell Miller and HOPE Scholarships
  • Cooperative Work and Internship programs
  • Financial aid awards and loans
  • Work study
  • Merit-based scholarships and awards
  • Undergraduate research awards