Georgia Institute of Technology is one of several quality schools in the southern Atlantic region. It is located in Atlanta, Georgia, which is the 12th largest economic area in the US in terms of personal spending power.
FT2005 ranked it #84 worldwide,below South Carolina and Wake Forest, just below the University of Georgia, and just above Texas A&M.
FT2004 ranked it #94 worldwide, below Georgia and Texas A&M.
BW2000 ranked it #30 in the US, just behind Michigan State and Emory.