Georgia Institute of Technology

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Georgia Institute of Technology
City: Atlanta, Georgia
Type: Public
Sports: football, basketball, baseball, cross country, golf, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, volleyball[1]
Colors: yellow, white, (also occasionally blue and black)
Mascot: Yellow Jackets
Expense/yr: $50,270 out of state, $29,158 in state[2]
Endowment: $2.2 billion (as of 6/30/19)[3]

The Georgia Institute of Technology (or Georgia Tech) is a Georgia public university founded in 1885.[4] It ranked #35 in US News's 2008 "National Universities: Top Schools" list.[5]


Georgia Tech and 8 men's and 7 women's sports teams.[1]

The football program has won 23 bowl games (while losing 13), including 3 national championships, and also participated in the largest blowout in football at any level, a 222–0 win over Cumberland University in 1916 (during that period in collegiate sports, teams were known for using semi-professional players claiming to be "college students") led by coach John Heisman (for whom the Heisman Trophy is named).