Here's Where Your Favorite Celebs Went to College

by Madeleine Somerville
Aug 17, 2017 at 12:05 p.m. ET
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1 /42: Malala Yousafzai

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1/42 :Malala Yousafzai

Yousafzai announced she would be attending Oxford on Twitter. She'll be studying philosophy, politics and economics. She's not technically a graduate, but we should celebrate her achievement. 

2 /42: Lupita Nyong'o

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2/42 :Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong'o has a bachelor's in film and theater studies from Hampshire College and a master's degree in acting from Yale School of Drama.

3 /42: Natalie Portman

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3/42 :Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman attended Harvard University to study psychology.

4 /42: Kourtney Kardashian

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4/42 :Kourtney Kardashian

Kourtney Kardashian has a B.A. in Theatre Arts from the University of Arizona.

5 /42: Kate Middleton

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5/42 :Kate Middleton

Princess Kate graduated from the University of St. Andrews with an undergraduate degree in art history.

6 /42: Donald Glover


6/42 :Donald Glover

Donald Glover (aka Childish Gambino) attended NYU's Tisch School of the Arts' dramatic writing program.

7 /42: Margot Robbie

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7/42 :Margot Robbie

Margot Robbie graduated from the drama program at Somerset College.

8 /42: Lin-Manuel Miranda

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8/42 :Lin-Manuel Miranda

Lin-Manuel Miranda went to Wesleyan University and graduated from its theater studies program in 2002.

9 /42: Ludacris

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9/42 :Ludacris

Ludacris has a B.A. in Music Management from Georgia State University.

10 /42: Kate McKinnon

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10/42 :Kate McKinnon

No surprises here! Kate McKinnon went to Columbia University and majored in theater.

11 /42: Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson

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11/42 :Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson played football while attending the University of Miami.

12 /42: Ellen Degeneres

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12/42 :Ellen Degeneres

Ellen Degeneres completed the Communication Studies program at the University of New Orleans.

13 /42: Kanye West

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13/42 :Kanye West

Kanye West briefly attended both the American Academy of Art and Chicago State University.

14 /42: Kit Harington

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14/42 :Kit Harington

Kit Harington went to the Central School of Speech and Drama, graduating in 2008.

15 /42: Jamie Foxx

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15/42 :Jamie Foxx

Jamie Foxx received a scholarship to United States International University, where he studied classical music and composition.

16 /42: Jim Parsons

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16/42 :Jim Parsons

Jim Parsons earned a B.A. from the University of Houston.

17 /42: Sofia Vergara

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17/42 :Sofia Vergara

Sofia Vergara studied dentistry (!) at Marymount International School of Barranquilla before leaving to pursue showbiz.

18 /42: Aziz Ansari

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18/42 :Aziz Ansari

Aziz Ansari graduated from New York University's Stern School of Business with a major in marketing.

19 /42: Ryan Reynolds

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19/42 :Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds attended Kwantlen Polytechnic University (then Kwantlen College) before abandoning his studies to pursue an acting career.

20 /42: Adele

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20/42 :Adele

Adele graduated from the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology in 2006.

21 /42: Kerry Washington

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21/42 :Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington went to George Washington University, graduating Phi Beta Kappa in 1998 with a double major in anthropology and sociology.

22 /42: Channing Tatum

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22/42 :Channing Tatum

Channing Tatum went to Glenville State College on a football scholarship but dropped out.

23 /42: Mindy Kaling

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23/42 :Mindy Kaling

Mindy Kaling graduated from Dartmouth in 2001 with a bachelor's degree in playwriting.

24 /42: George Clooney

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24/42 :George Clooney

George Clooney attended Northern Kentucky University, majoring in broadcast journalism, but did not graduate.

25 /42: Shonda Rhimes

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25/42 :Shonda Rhimes

Shonda Rhimes went to Dartmouth College, where she majored in English and film studies.

26 /42: Meghan Markle

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26/42 :Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle graduated from Northwestern University in 2003 with a double major in theater and international studies.

27 /42: Daisy Ridley

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27/42 :Daisy Ridley

Daisy Ridley began reading classical civilization at Birkbeck, University of London, before dropping out.

28 /42: Ryan Seacrest

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28/42 :Ryan Seacrest

Ryan Seacrest studied journalism at the University of Georgia but left to move to Hollywood.

29 /42: Daniel Kaluuya

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29/42 :Daniel Kaluuya

Daniel Kaluuya attended St. Aloysius College in London.

30 /42: Samira Wiley

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30/42 :Samira Wiley

Samira Wiley studied drama at the Juilliard School in New York and graduated in 2010.

31 /42: Reese Witherspoon

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31/42 :Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon went to Stanford to study English literature but left after just a year.

32 /42: Asia Kate Dillon

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32/42 :Asia Kate Dillon

Asia Kate Dillon graduated from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy.

33 /42: Lena Dunham

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33/42 :Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham has a degree in creative writing from Oberlin College.

34 /42: Flavor Flav

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34/42 :Flavor Flav

Flavor Flav went to Adelphi University. 

35 /42: Mayim Bialik

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35/42 :Mayim Bialik

Mayim Bialik has a Ph.D. in neuroscience from UCLA.

36 /42: Ken Jeong

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36/42 :Ken Jeong

Ken Jeong has an M.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine.

37 /42: James Franco

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37/42 :James Franco

James Franco has a master's in creative writing from Columbia University, a master's in filmmaking from NYU and a Ph.D in English from Yale University. Yikes.

38 /42: Oprah Winfrey

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38/42 :Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey went to Tennessee State University and earned a bachelor's degree in Speech and Drama.

39 /42: Edward Norton

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39/42 :Edward Norton

Edward Norton has a degree in history from Yale.

40 /42: Adam Sandler

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40/42 :Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler went to NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.

41 /42: Gabrielle Union

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41/42 :Gabrielle Union

Gabrielle Union has a sociology degree from UCLA.

42 /42: Ron Jeremy

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42/42 :Ron Jeremy

And finally, Ron Jeremy has a master's degree in special education from Queens College. Um... what?