Undergraduate Admissions Overview

We are excited that you are thinking about joining us at the School of Public Policy. High school students and transfer students seeking admission to the undergraduate program in Public Policy must first apply through the Georgia Tech Office of Admissions. At Georgia Tech, all admissions decisions are made by the Institute.

Current Georgia Tech students that wish to change their major should visit the Public Policy Academic Advisor.

Former Georgia Tech students that have been academically dismissed or have been out of school for two or more terms must apply for readmission.

Learn About the School of Public Policy

Shadow Day

This is a day-long event for prospective students interested in liberal arts who have been admitted to Georgia Tech. Shadow Day allows students to experience life as a liberal arts student by spending time with current students, faculty, and staff and attending one or more classes.

Ivan Allen College Ambassadors

Ivan Allen College (IAC) Ambassadors represent the best students in the Ivan Allen College, on and off campus. Public Policy undergraduates who are IAC Ambassadors are available to give prospective students a unique view of Georgia Tech. Prospective students have the opportunity to shadow ambassadors, ask questions, attend classes, and tour the Ivan Allen College.

Attend a Class

Meet with the Public Policy Academic Advisor. If you are interested in Public Policy or have recently been accepted and would like to visit or ask questions, the Public Policy Advisor is available to meet with you. We look forward to having you join us!

For More Information

To arrange a visit to the School of Public Policy or get answers to your recruitment-related questions, please contact the Ivan Allen College student visitors page for additional information.

Learn More About Georgia Tech

Tour/Information Sessions. Prospective undergraduate students are encouraged to visit Georgia Tech to tour campus and attend an admissions information session. At these sessions, prospective students and their parents can ask questions about the admissions application and process, financial aid, SAT and ACT scores, Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate scores, campus housing, majors, and campus life.

Information Session for Transfer Students

Georgia Tech holds regularly scheduled information sessions specifically for transfer students.

Preview GT

Preview is a one-day event available for prospective students, parents, and counselors to provide a more comprehensive look at the Institute. Highlights include student and faculty panels, campus tours, and information sessions, covering topics such as the Honors Program, study abroad programs, music at Tech, and parenting a college student.


Explore is an exciting two-day program hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Admission and the Hispanic Recruitment Team.

Family Affair

A two-day program for high school juniors and seniors to visit campus and learn more about the African American community, campus resources and the authentic student experience at Georgia Tech.


Although similar to Preview, Futures is only open to exceptional tenth- and eleventh-grade women interested in learning more about their preferred career. They will meet with Georgia Tech faculty, staff, and students in a small group setting to discuss all aspects of an education at Tech.

Connect with Tech

This is an event available to high-achieving prospective freshmen, who have a strong interest in Georgia Tech. Students have the opportunity to attend an actual class, spend time with current Tech students, and stay overnight in a residence hall. The event includes information sessions, tours, meals, social events, and face-to-face interaction with faculty and administrators as well as current students. Concurrent programs are held for parents.

For More Information About Georgia Tech

Office of Admissions Prospective Students Links