Student Enrollment: 963 undergraduate majors 283 Masters and Ph.D. students
Faculty: 202 faculty members (132 permanent and 70 temporary)
All permanent faculty and 90% of temporary faculty hold PhD's
Student/Faculty Ratio: 5:1
Undergraduate Student Profile
52% female - 48% male
63% white - 37% minority (Asian, Black, Hispanic, Multiracial)
40% of all Ivan Allen students complete at least one semester-long internship
39% of IAC majors participate in the
Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program
71% of Ivan Allen College B.S. students graduate with international experience
Academic profile of freshman class
High school GPA 3.70/4.0
Combined Verbal and Math SAT: 1336
9 undergraduate majors including 4 joint degree majors
16 Undergraduate Minors
3 five-year BS / MS programs
9 MS programs
7 PhD programs
18 Summer Study Abroad programs
Ivan Allen's undergraduate majors offer:
-An International Plan that includes intensive language, study abroad, and work or research experience abroad
-A Research Plan that includes independent, faculty-guided research and a research-based senior thesis
Faculty and students participate in Study Abroad and Internship Programs in numerous countries, including Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Chile, China, Denmark, Egypt, Fiji, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.
Nationally acclaimed Graduate Studies in Digital Media, Science and Technology Policy, and International Security
Ivan Allen College has sustained a 36% average annual increase in sponsored research awards. Since 2002, the College has been awarded more than $36 million in grants
Sue V. Rosser, former dean of the Ivan Allen College (1999-2009), was Georgia Tech's first female dean Jacqueline Jones Royster, current dean of the Ivan Allen College (2010- present), is Georgia Tech's first African-American dean
School of Public Policy Professor, Marilyn Brown is a Nobel Laureate for Climate Change (shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with Al Gore.)
The Ivan Allen College Award for Progress and Service is awarded annually to a Georgia-affiliated public figure who has contributed to the progress and service of society through fields relevant to the curriculum of Ivan Allen College. Past recipients include Ted Turner, former president Jimmy Carter, former U.S. senator Sam Nunn, former Georgia governor and U.S. senator Zell Miller, and legendary electronic games designer Will Wright.
Founded in 1990 and named in 1996 in honor of former US Senator Sam Nunn, the School of International Affairs within the Ivan Allen College is the only school of its kind at a leading technology institute.
Biennially since 2002, the Sam Nunn Bank of America Forum has brought together over 100 top national and international leaders for a two-day forum led by Senator Nunn to focus on the global security dimensions of a specific interdisciplinary problem.