14 Fictional Colleges And The Real Campuses They Were Filmed On

In honor of all those lucky kids going back to college or heading off there for the first time. Now where do I send my application for Faber College?

1. Faber College from Animal House

Filmed at the University of Oregon

2. Harrison University from Old School

UCLA was the backdrop for the Will Ferrell/Vince Vaughn classic. The movie also filmed at both Harvard and USC.

3. Ithaca University from Road Trip

In addition to the University of Georgia filming also took place at Tennessee, UT Austin, and USC

4. Barden University from Pitch Perfect

The a cappella themed movie was filmed on LSU’s campus.

5. Western University from Blue Chips

Shaq and Penny were filmed taking a campus tour at USC’s campus, however all the basketball games were filmed at Frankfort Senior High School Everett Case Arena in Frankfort, IN.

6. Adams College from Revenge of the Nerds

The film about the lovable losers of Lambda Lambda Lambda was filmed at the University of Arizona.

7. South Harmon Institute of Technology (S.H.I.T.) from Accepted

Justin Long and Jonah Hill’s made up college was actually Chapman University.

8. ESU from The Program

Heisman hopeful Joe Kane and the ESU Timberwolves filmed their games inside Williams-Brice Stadium at the University of South Carolina. In addition to USC some of the filming was done at Duke University.

9. Great Lakes University from Back To School

Filming for the Rodney Dangerfield hit took place at the University of Wisconsin.

10. Atlanta A&T University from Drumline

Nick Cannon’s drum battles were filmed on the Clark University campus.

11. South Central Louisiana State University from The Waterboy

Bobby Boucher flexed his medulla oblongata at Stetson University in Florida.

12. Truth University from Stomp The Yard

Filming took place at Morris Brown College in addition to Georgia Tech, Clark University, and Morehouse College.

13. Coolidge College from Van Wilder

UCLA was once again the setting for the Ryan Reynolds film.

14. Port Chester University from PCU

Jeremy Piven and David Spade squared off at the University of Toronto. Filming also took place at Ryerson Polytechnic University and Wesleyan University in Connecticut.

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