Which one is correct?
The University of Colombo
University of Colombo
Shawn is almost correct. When the university name is used as a noun, Shawn's rule applies. But when the name is used as an adjective, the noun being modified determines whether the definite article is required.
The University of California boasts twenty-five Nobel laureates on its faculty.
A University of California faculty subcommittee will vote Tuesday on the Chancellor's latest proposal.
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