While Georgia Tech’s overall Graduation Success Rate rose to its highest level, the football team posted the lowest score among ACC schools, according to data released today by the NCAA.
Tech’s teams averaged a 75 GSR, which tracks the graduation rate for student-athletes and transfer students who enrolled between 2000-03. It was the fourth consecutive year the score improved. Tech attributed the increase to an 82-percent graduation rate for the 2003 enrollees. The national average is 79. The NCAA releases the figures annually for rolling four-year periods.
The football team scored a 49 for the second consecutive year. Duke posted the highest score (95) among football teams in the ACC.
Men’s basketball posted the lowest score (36) among Tech’s teams. Maryland (31) scored worst among ACC schools in that sport. Wake Forest (100) posted the highest score.
Three Tech teams — men’s golf, and men’s tennis and women’s swimming — posted perfect scores (100).
Here are this year’s