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7 TV Show Colleges You Wish Actually Existed

Wouldn't you love to see Carlton Banks strutting around in a bright blue peacock costume during football games? ME TOO. ME. TOO.

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1. Hillman College


TV Shows: The Cosby Show, A Different World

Characters Who Attended/Graduated: Dr. Cliff Huxtable, Clair Huxtable, Russell Huxtable, Denise Huxtable, and basically every character on A Different World

Location: Virginia

Modeled After: Clark Atlanta University and Spelman College - Both in Atlanta, Georgia

2. California University (Cal U)


TV Show: Saved by The Bell: The College Years

Characters Who Attended/Graduated: Zack Morris, A.C. Slater, Kelly Kapowski, Screech Powers, Leslie Burke, Alex Tabor

Location: The Bay Area

Modeled After: University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) - Berkeley, California

3. University of Los Angeles (ULA)


TV Show: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Characters Who Attended/Graduated: Will Smith, Carlton Banks (later transferred to Princeton University)

Location: Los Angeles, California

4. Pennbrook University


TV Shows: Boy Meets World

Characters Who Attended/Graduated: Cory Matthews, Shawn Hunter, Topanga Lawrence, Angela Moore, Eric Matthews, Jack Hunter, Rachel McGuire

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Modeled After: University of Pennsylvania (Penn) and Saint Joseph's University - Both in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


5. University of New York (UNY)


TV Show: Felicity

Characters Who Attended/Graduated: Felicity Porter, Ben Covington, Noel Crane, Elena Tyler, Julie Emrick, Meghan Rotundi

Location: New York, New York

Modeled After: New York University (NYU) - New York, New York

7. Greendale Community College

Via Facebook: nbccommunity

TV Show: Community

Characters Who Attend/Graduated: Jeff Winger, Britta Perry, Abed Nadir, Troy Barnes, Annie Edison, Shirley Bennett, Pierce Hawthorne, Señor Ben Chang

Location: Greendale, Colorado (Fictional)

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