College News and Fun Facts: University of Southern California (USC)

USC’s motto, PALMAM QUI MERUIT FERAT, can be loosely translated from the Latin as “let whoever earns the palm bear it.” Source

USC’s “Fight On” song was used to inspire combat-bound troops in the Aleutians Campaign during World War II. The song was written by Milo Sweet, a dental student. Source

  • Color: Cardinal and Gold
  • Mascot: Traveler
  • Admit Rate: 16% (Class of 2021). Read more