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Mythology is everywhere! There are THOUSANDS of schools that have taken their nicknames from mythology, not to mention all the professional teams. I've provided a list of major American universities and colleges whose names include a mythological reference. Let me know if you'd like me to include your school!


Joint team of Harvey Mudd College (Claremont, California), Claremont McKenna College (Claremont, California) and Scripps College (Claremont, California)


Mount St. Mary's College (Los Angeles, California)


College of Notre Dame (Belmont, California)
University of Great Falls (Great Falls, Montana)
University of West Florida (Pensacola, Florida)


Allentown College (Center Valley, Pennsylvania)
Purdue University-North Central (Westville, Indiana)

Golden Griffins

Canisius College (Buffalo, New York)

Golden Rams

Albany State University (Albany, Georgia)
West Chester University of Pennsylvania (West Chester, Pennsylvania)


Fontbonne College (St. Louis, Missouri)
Golden Gate University (San Francisco, California)
Reed College (Portland, Oregon)
Johnson & Wales University (Providence, Rhode Island)
Gwynedd-Mercy College (Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania)


Missouri Western State College (Saint Joseph, Missouri)


University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (Green Bay, Wisconsin)
Wilson College (Chambersburg, Pennsylvania)


Aurora University (Aurora, Illinois)
Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio)
Castleton State College (Castleton, Vermont)
Manchester College (North Manchester, Indiana)
Michigan State University (East Lansing, Michigan)
San Jose State University (San Jose, California)
St. Thomas Aquinas College (Sparkill, New York)
University of North Carolina-Greensboro (Greensboro, North Carolina) University of Tampa (Tampa, Florida)
York College of Pennsylvania (York, Pennsylvania)
Central Bible College (Springfield, Missouri)
D'Youville College (Buffalo, New York)
Missouri Baptist College (St. Louis, Missouri)
Norfolk State University (Norfolk, Virginia)
University of Dubuque (Dubuque, Iowa)
Titans California State University-Fullerton (Fullerton, California)
Indiana University-South Bend
The Ohio State University-Newark (Newark, Ohio)
University of Detroit Mercy (Detroit, Michigan)
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (Oshkosh, Wisconsin)
Westminster College (New Wilmington, Pennsylvania)
Illinois Wesleyan University (Bloomington, Illinois)


Eckerd College (St. Petersburg, Florida)
University of California-San Diego (San Diego, California)
Trojans Anderson College (Anderson, South Carolina)
Dakota State University (Madison, South Dakota)
Taylor University (Upland, Indiana)
Trevecca Nazarene University (Nashville, Tennessee)
Trinity International University (Deerfield, Illinois)
Troy State University (Troy, Alabama)
University of Arkansas-Little Rock (Little Rock, Arkansas)
University of Southern California (Los Angeles, California) (men's team)
Virginia State University (Petersburg, Virginia)
Hannibal-LaGrange College (Hannibal, Missouri)
Mount Olive College (Mount Olive, North Carolina)
Vulcans California University of Pennsylvania (California, Pennsylvania) University of Hawaii-Hilo (Hilo, Hawaii)


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