- University of Southern California: Palmam qui meruit ferat. (Let whoever earns the palm bear it.)
- Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
- Bangalore University: ज्ञानं विज्ञान सहितं Jnanam Vignana Sahitam (My interpretation: Knowledge must be accompanied by its rational usage or, equivalently, Knowledge accompanied by rational usage is wisdom, but you can read a scholarly interpretation here).
- National College: श्रद्दाही परमा गतिःShraddha Hi Parama Gatihi.
It seems to me that all institutions ought to have a motto: it makes it easier to channel the human energies of the institutions around the motto.