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Which Universities Sent the Most Athletes to the 2012 London Olympics?

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This summer, we put our college rivalries aside and root for Team USA. But before that, let’s take a closer look at the Olympians. Who are these tremendously talented athletes? Which colleges did they attend? NerdWallet crunched the numbers on athletes from American universities to show you which ones sent the most athletes to the London 2012 Olympics. Check out the graphic below.

More: Which Universities Won the Most Olympic Medals in 2012?

Rank University Number of Olympic Athletes
1 University of Southern California 40
1 Stanford University 40
3 University of California, Berkeley 38
4 University of Florida 34
5 Auburn University 27
6 University of Georgia 25
7 Texas A&M University 23
8 University of Arizona 21
8 University of Texas at Austin 21
10 University of California, Los Angeles 20
10 University of Michigan 20
10 University of Washington 20
13 Pennsylvania State University 18
14 Arizona State University 16
14 University of Nebraska-Lincoln 16
16 Princeton University 15
17 Florida State University 13
17 Louisiana State University 13
17 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 13
20 Southern Methodist University 12
20 University of Arkansas 12


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