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List of college team nicknames in the United States


This is an incomplete list of U.S. college nicknames.

If two nicknames are given, the first is for men's teams and the second for women's teams, unless otherwise noted.

The 12 most-used names of four-year college teams (exclusive of names with attached adjectives such as "Blue", "Golden", "Flying" or "Fighting"): Eagles (76), Tigers (46), Bulldogs (40), Panthers (33), Knights (32), Lions (32), Bears (30), Hawks (28), Cougars (27), Pioneers (28), Warriors (27) and Wildcats (27).