When people think celebrities, they normally don’t expect them to have gone to university. But you’d be surprised as to how many have attended a university or college, many being an Ivy League school! Here’s our top 15 favourite picks from the list:  

1. Emma Watson – Brown University, Providence, RI

emma-watson You know her for: Harry Potter series, Perks Of Being A Wallflower, This Is The End  

2. Elon Musk – Queen’s University, Kingston, ON

elon_musk You know him for: co-founder of PayPal & Tesla Motors  

3. Rachel McAdams – York University, Toronto, ON

120123b_rachel_mcadams You know her for: Mean Girls, The Notebook, The Vow  

4. Sandra Oh – National Theatre School, Montreal, QC

Grey-s-Anatomy-Promotional-Photoshoots-sandra-oh-8978601-1500-2002 You know her for: Grey’s Anatomy  

5. Will Arnett – Concordia University, Montreal, QC

will_arnett You know him for: Arrested Development, Up All Night, 30 Rock  

6. Nina Dobrev – Ryerson University, Toronto, ON

-d-nina-dobrev-29069813-2048-1536 You know her for: The Vampire Diaries, Degrassi, Perks Of Being A Wallflower  

7. Ryan Reynolds – Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Richmond, BC

Ryan-Reynolds-ryan-reynolds-7107788-1024-768 You know him for: Green Lantern, The Proposal  

8. Natalie Portman – Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

2011NataliePortmanPA211211 You know her for: V For Vendetta, Black Swan, Garden State  

9. Vin Diesel – Hunter College, Manhattan, NY

Vin-Diesel You know him for: The Fast & Furious series, Saving Private Ryan  

10. John Krasinski – Brown University, Providence, RI

john-krasinski You know him for: The Office, Away We Go  

11. Conan O’Brien – Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Conan OBrien You know him for: Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Conan  

12. John Legend – University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

JohnLegend_Exterior You know him for: 9-time Grammy awarded singer, John Legend & The Roots  

13. Matt Damon – Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Matt-Damon-matt-damon-9040434-1024-768 You know him for: The Bourne series, Saving Private Ryan, Ocean’s trilogy  

14. Rashida Jones – Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

69th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominations You know her for: Parks And Recreation, Celest And Jesse Forever, The Social Network  

15. Elizabeth Banks – University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Elizabeth_Banks1 You know her for: Zack And Miri Make A Porno, The Hunger Games   Did any of these celebrities on the list surprise you? If so, which one surprised you the most’

 


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