California State University, Long Beach (CSULB, Long Beach State, Cal State Long Beach, LBSU, or The Beach) is a public university in Long Beach, California. In 2019 Money magazine ranked Cal State Long Beach 13th in the U.S. out of the 744 public and private schools it evaluated for its "Best Colleges for Your Money" ranking, 10th in its list of the 50 best public schools, and 5th for the "10 Best Colleges for Transfer Students". Forbes named CSULB 37th out of America's 299 "Best Value Colleges" for 2019.
The Georgia Institute of Technology, commonly referred to as Georgia Tech, is a public research university and institute of technology in Atlanta, Georgia. Georgia Tech is organized into six colleges and contains about 31 departments/units, with emphasis on science and technology. It is well recognized for its degree programs in computer science and engineering. In the 2020 Times Higher Education rankings, Georgia Tech ranked 9th for engineering and 16th for computer science in the world.