Business Insider has compiled a listing of "The 20 Public Colleges with the Smartest Students," and Georgia Tech landed #3 on the list.

The list was based on research data from Niche, a company that provides in-depth reviews and analysis on colleges and k-12 schools.

The complete listing of "The 20 Public Colleges with the Smartest Students" are the following:

1. College of William and Mary

2. University of California, Berkeley

3. Georgia Institute of Technology

4. University of Virginia

5. University of California, Los Angeles

6. University of Michigan

7. Colorado School of Mines

8. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

9. New College of Florida

10. University of Maryland, Baltimore

11. Michigan Technological University

12. University of California, Davis

13. Truman State University

14. University of Wisconsin, Madison

15. University of California, San Diego

16. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champain

17. California Polytechnic State University

18. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

19. SUNY Geneseo

20. University of Florida

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