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New Rome University is a college in New Rome for Roman demigods and legacies.

The Heroes of Olympus

The Son of Neptune

New Rome University is mentioned by Hazel Levesque as an option for retired Legionnaires once their decade of service is up.

The Blood of Olympus

As thanks for defeating Gaea and helping in reuniting the two camps, Frank Zhang and Reyna Ramírez-Arellano allow Percy Jackson and Annabeth Chase to attend the university after completing their senior year of high school.

The Trials of Apollo

The Tyrant's Tomb

Gwendolyn, a known student

After being assigned a quest, Apollo, Meg McCaffrey, Hazel Levesque, and Lavinia Asimov have lunch on the university's bell tower.

Camp Jupiter Classified: A Probatio's Journal

Claudia explores the university's library in her free time when looking into what is causing the Misfortunes at Camp Jupiter.

The Tower of Nero

After Apollo regains his godhood, he goes to the university to visit Percy Jackson and Annabeth Chase.

Description

New Rome University has a bell tower. The rooftop has precariously slanted red tiles. The university's library rivals that of the temples. Sunlight streams into the main reading room through the oculus, the round skylight in the center of the gilded dome ceiling. Colorful tile mosaics of deities, famous Romans, and mythical creatures decorate the walls. One candlelit hallway is paved with stones engraved with the names of lost heroes. Some of the stones look worn and ancient, but others are brand new. The library's shelves are chock-full of books and scrolls. The dorm rooms have bunk beds.

Admission

To get into New Rome University, a Greek demigod has to pass all their high school courses and score well on the SAT. Also, they have to pass the DSTOMP, or The Demigod Standard Test of Mad Powers, which is an exam for Roman demigods. Most of the content of the DSTOMP is unknown except that Apollo wrote the music and poetry analysis sections.

Known Students

Trivia

  • People are not encouraged to be on the rooftop of the bell tower.
  • Dormitories are required for all freshmen and aren't co-ed.
  • The dorms are segregated by gender and located on opposite sides of the campus.
Camp Jupiter
Camp Jupiter: Bathhouse | Bombilo's Coffee Shop | Camp Borders | Camp Jupiter Aviary | Camp Jupiter Stables | Circus Maximus | Cohorts | Coliseum | Cyclops Books | Field of Mars | Garden of Bacchus | Little Tiber | New Rome | New Rome University | Mess Hall | Neptune's Shrine | Pluto's Shrine | Praetorium | Principia | Senate House | Temple Hill | Temple of Bellona | Temple of Diana | Temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus | Temple of Mars | Temple of Mercury | Via Praetoria | Via Principalis
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