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Georgia Tech

Georgia Institute of Technology or Georgia Tech began in 1885 as the Georgia School of Technology. It is primarily an engineering and science school, though it has programs in related applied disciplines architecture, management, computer science, public affairs. It is a public university located in Atlanta, Georgia with about 15,000 students.

Georgia Tech's campus was the site of the athletes' village and a venue for a number of athletic events for the 1996 Olympic games.

Famous graduates/students include:

The school's sports teams are variously called the Yellowjackets, the Rambling Wrecks, and the Engineers. They participate in the NCAA's Division I-A, and in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

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