Which Universities Won the Most Olympic Medals in 2012?

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NerdWallet first took a look at which universities sent the most athletes to the 2012 Olympics. Now let’s take a look at which colleges are represented by the most medals.

 

Rank University Total Medals Won Number of Gold Medals Gold Medal % Medals per Athletes Competing
1 University of Southern California 25 12 48% 0.61
2 University of California, Berkeley 17 11 65% 0.45
2 University of Florida* 17 6 35% 0.5
4 Stanford University 16 12 75% 0.4
5 University of Texas 13 6 46% 0.62
6 University of Michigan 12 8 67% 0.6
7 University of Washington 11 2 18% 0.55
8 University of Tennessee 10 5 50% 0.91
9 University of California, Los Angeles 8 6 75% 0.4
10 University of Georgia 7 4 57% 0.28
10 Princeton University 7 1 14% 0.47
12 University of Connecticut 6 6 100% 0.6
12 Auburn University 6 2 33% 0.22
14 University of Arizona 5 3 60% 0.26
14 Louisiana State University 5 2 40% 0.38
14 University of Notre Dame 5 1 20% 0.45
14 Pennsylvania State University 5 0 0% 0.28
18 Texas A&M University 4 3 75% 0.17
18 Harvard University 4 2 50% 0.44
18 University of Nebraska-Lincoln 4 1 25% 0.25

Note: Dana Vollmer was counted as UC Berkeley, as she transferred to Berkeley from University of Florida*

Did American universities win more medals than entire countries?