Celebrity·Posted on Sep 13, 202246 Celebs Whose College Degrees Are Extremely Impressive And Very UnexpectedTurns out, not all celebs dropped out of college to become famous!!by Lauren YapalaterBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Connie Britton got a degree in Asian studies. Jon Kopaloff / WireImage / Getty Images She went to Dartmouth. That's an IVY LEAGUE, people!! 2. Riz Ahmed has a degree in politics, philosophy, and economics. Daniele Venturelli / Getty Images for Kering He went to Christ Church, one of the largest colleges of England's Oxford University 3. Cole Sprouse has a degree in archeology. Specifically, geographical information systems and satellite imaging. Frazer Harrison / Getty Images He went to NYU, and when I found out he studied geographical information systems and satellite imaging, I was shocked because I don't know what that is. 4. Brooke Shields has a degree in romance language and literature. Theo Wargo / Getty Images She had a focus on French literature and graduated with honors from Princeton. 5. Gerard Butler has a law degree. Amanda Edwards / Getty Images He could have been a lawyahh!!!!! 6. Megan Thee Stallion has a degree in health administration. Noam Galai / Getty Images for ABA She graduated from Texas Southern University. 7. Rowan Atkinson has a degree in electrical engineering. Taylor Hill / Getty Images He went to Newcastle University. Smartyyyy pants. 8. Rashida Jones has a degree in religion and philosophy. Toni Anne Barson / WireImage / Getty Images She went to Harvard, btw. NBD. 9. Lisa Kudrow got a degree in biology. Jean Baptiste Lacroix / WireImage / Getty Images She went to Vassar and wanted to learn the reason behind headaches. I wish she had continued down that path because I'd really like to know. 10. Miranda Cosgrove has a degree in psychology. Sarah Morris / Getty Images She went to USC and did it while being a celebrity. 11. Weird Al got a degree in architecture. Kevin Winter / Getty Images He went to Cal Poly. I'd love a house designed by Weird Al, and hope I get that one day. 12. Gabrielle Union has a degree in sociology. George Pimentel / Getty Images She went to the University of Nebraska first but transferred to UCLA. 13. Will Ferrell graduated with a degree in sports information. Roy Rochlin / WireImage / Getty Images I literaly have no idea what sports information is, but he went to USC to get a degree in it. 14. Christy Turlington Burns has a bachelor's degree in comparative religion and Eastern philosophy, and a master's in public health. John Lamparski / Getty Images She went to NYU for her bachelor's and then went to Columbia University for her master's. 15. Sacha Baron Cohen has a degree in history with a focus on antisemitism. Pool / Getty Images He graduated from Christ's College Cambridge. 16. Dolph Lundgren got a degree in chemical engineering. Daniele Venturelli / Daniele Venturelli/Getty Images Not just a bachelor's degree...but also a MASTER'S degree in chemical engineering. He also got a scholarship to pursue his Ph.D. at MIT. Basically, Dolph's a genius. 17. Kenny Chesney got a degree in marketing. Michael Loccisano / Getty Images He went to Eastern Tennessee State University. Marketing and country music — maybe they aren't so different after all. 18. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson majored in criminology. Jason Kempin / Getty Images He went to the University of Miami. He could have been a forensic scientist! 19. Freddie Highmore got a degree in Spanish and Arabic. Frazer Harrison / Getty Images He went to Cambridge University's Emmanuel College and gained a "double first," which I think is UK talk for honors in a double major??? 20. Rooney Mara got a degree in psychology, international social policy, and nonprofits. Michael Loccisano / Getty Images That's a wholeeee lotta subjects. Oh, and she went to NYU, and don't forget, she's realllllyyy rich. 21. Ray Romano majored in accounting. John Sciulli / Getty Images for Waterkeeper All ACCOUNTING!!!!! He went to Queens College but realized he was funny before fully committing to becoming an accountant. 22. Natalie Portman got a degree in psychology. Steve Granitz / WireImage / Getty Images From HARVARD. She could have been a therapist! Instead, she just has a couple of Oscars. Womppp. 23. Lionel Richie has a degree in economics. Jean Baptiste Lacroix / Getty Images He went to Tuskegee University, and he had a tennis scholarship. Woweee. 24. Reba McEntire has a degree in elementary education. Jason Kempin / Getty Images for CMA She went to Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Honestly, she would have been a good teacher. 25. Eva Longoria got a degree in kinesiology and a master's in Chicano studies. Taylor Hill / WireImage / Getty Images She went to Texas A&M for kinesiology (random) and Cal State Northridge for her master's, where she wrote a thesis called "Success STEMS From Diversity: The Value of Latinas in STEM Careers." 26. John Legend has a degree in English with a concentration in African American literature. Hippolyte Petit / FilmMagic He went to the University of Pennsylvania. An Ivy League school. 27. David Spade has a degree in business. Frazer Harrison / Getty Images He went to Arizona State University. He's a business, man. 28. Steven Yeun has a degree in psychology. Unique Nicole / WireImage He went to Kalamazoo in Michigan. 29. Hugh Laurie has a degree in anthropology and archaeology. Jeff Kravitz / Getty Images for WarnerMedia He went to Selwyn College at the University of Cambridge. 30. Kerry Washington has a degree in anthropology and sociology. Steve Granitz / WireImage / Getty Images She went to George Washington University and actually made up her own hodgepodge of topics for her degree. 31. Ashley Judd has an undergraduate degree in French and a graduate degree in public administration. Steve Granitz / WireImage / Getty Images She went to the University of Kentucky for French, and a lil' place called Harvard for her master's. 32. Danai Gurira has a degree in psychology. Theo Wargo / WireImage / Getty Images She graduated from Macalester College in Minnesota. 33. Ben Mackenzie got a degree in economics. J. Countess / Getty Images ECON!!! At the University of Virginia. 34. Vinny Guadagnino has a degree in political science. Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty Images He went to CUNY College of Staten Island. #VinnyForMayor. 35. Chris Martin has a degree in ancient world studies. Christopher Polk / Getty Images He went to University College in London. I want to know what he knows. 36. Wanda Sykes has a degree in marketing. Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty Images She went to Hampton University. The woman knows how to market. 37. Gemma Chan has a degree in law. Dave J Hogan / Dave J Hogan/Getty Images She went to Oxford but then got the acting bug, and law was dunzo. 38. America Ferrera has a degree in international relations. Jc Olivera / Getty Images She went BACK to school at USC while famous to get her degree. 39. Denzel Washington has a degree in journalism. Momodu Mansaray / WireImage He went to Fordham and got a degree in both journalism and acting. 40. Allison Williams has a degree in English. Bravo / NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images She went to Yale. 41. Dakota Fanning majored in women's studies. Jon Kopaloff / Getty Images She graduated from NYU with her degree. 42. Rebel Wilson has a bachelor's in law. Brendon Thorne / Getty Images She went to the University of New South Wales in Sydney. It wasn't enough to make her an actual lawyer, pretty sure you need more schooling, but she's got a degree in it. 43. David Duchovny has a master's degree in English literature. Matthew Eisman / Getty Images He went to Yale for his master's, and he has written four novels in the last six years. 44. John Cleese has a law degree. Ian West - Pa Images / PA Images via Getty Images He went to Cambridge and according to this tweet, in addition to acting, he has been a professor at Cornell for 16 years. 45. Bridgit Mendler has a degree in anthropology and is also working towards a Ph.D. with a focus on "technologies that support inclusive and collaborative governance and citizen engagement." Mindy Best SHE IS SMART AND APPARENTLY LOVES SCHOOL. 46. Nick Cannon has a degree in criminology. Rodin Eckenroth / FilmMagic / Getty Images At 39, he graduated from Howard University.