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College Educations of US Presidents


Of the 44 US presidents, 31 had college degrees and 13 did not. Eight presidents did not attend college; five attended college but did not earn a degree; 21 graduated college with undergraduate degrees; and 10 earned graduate degrees.

Below is a timeline showing each US president, the years of his term(s) in office, and any college education and degree(s) he received.

 








Sources:

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Biography.com, "Andrew Jackson," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "Andrew Johnson," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "Barack Obama," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "Benjamin Harrison," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "Bill Clinton," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "Calvin Coolidge," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "Chester A. Arthur," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "Donald Trump," biography.com (accessed Nov. 30, 2016)
Biography.com, "Dwight D. Eisenhower," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "Franklin D. Roosevelt," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "Franklin Pierce," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "George H. W. Bush," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "George W. Bush," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "George Washington," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "Gerald Ford," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "Grover Cleveland," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "Harry S. Truman," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "Herbert Hoover," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "James A. Garfield," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "James Buchanan," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "James Knox Polk," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "James Madison," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "James Monroe," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "Jimmy Carter," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "John Adams," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "John F. Kennedy," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "John Quincy Adams," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "John Tyler," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "Lyndon B. Johnson," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "Martin Van Buren," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "Millard Fillmore," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "Richard M. Nixon," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "Ronald Reagan," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "Rutherford B. Hayes," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "Theodore Roosevelt," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "Thomas Jefferson," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "Ulysses S. Grant," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "Warren G. Harding," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "William Henry Harrison," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "William Howard Taft," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "William McKinley," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "Woodrow Wilson," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
Biography.com, "Zachary Taylor," biography.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
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Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "Andrew Jackson," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "Andrew Johnson," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "Barack Obama," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "Benjamin Harrison," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "Bill Clinton," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "Calvin Coolidge," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "Chester A. Arthur," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "Dwight D. Eisenhower," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "Franklin D. Roosevelt," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "Franklin Pierce," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "George H. W. Bush," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "George W. Bush," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "George Washington," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "Gerald Ford," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "Grover Cleveland," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "Harry S. Truman," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "Herbert Hoover," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "James A. Garfield," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "James Buchanan," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "James Knox Polk," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "James Madison," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "James Monroe," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "Jimmy Carter," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "John Adams," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "John F. Kennedy," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "John Quincy Adams," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "John Tyler," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "Lyndon B. Johnson," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "Martin Van Buren," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "Millard Fillmore," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "Richard M. Nixon," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "Ronald Reagan," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "Rutherford B. Hayes," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "Theodore Roosevelt," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "Thomas Jefferson," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "Ulysses S. Grant," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "Warren G. Harding," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "William Henry Harrison," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "William Howard Taft," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "William McKinley," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "Woodrow Wilson," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
Miller Center at the University of Virginia, "Zachary Taylor," millercenter.org (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "Abraham Lincoln," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "Andrew Jackson," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "Andrew Johnson," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "Barack Obama," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "Benjamin Harrison," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "Bill Clinton," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "Calvin Coolidge," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "Chester A. Arthur," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "Dwight D. Eisenhower," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "Franklin D. Roosevelt," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "Franklin Pierce," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "George H. W. Bush," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "George W. Bush," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "George Washington," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "Gerald Ford," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "Grover Cleveland," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "Harry S. Truman," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "Herbert Hoover," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "James A. Garfield," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "James Buchanan," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "James Knox Polk," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "James Madison," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "James Monroe," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "Jimmy Carter," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "John Adams," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "John F. Kennedy," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "John Quincy Adams," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "John Tyler," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "Lyndon B. Johnson," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "Martin Van Buren," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "Millard Fillmore," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "Richard M. Nixon," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "Ronald Reagan," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "Rutherford B. Hayes," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "Theodore Roosevelt," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "Thomas Jefferson," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "Ulysses S. Grant," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "Warren G. Harding," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "William Henry Harrison," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "William Howard Taft," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "William McKinley," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "Woodrow Wilson," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)
NNDB, "Zachary Taylor," nndb.com (accessed July 2, 2014)