President’s Day: List of Presidents by College Education

Today is President’s Day.

Do you know your History of Presidents?  MyMajors has your President Higher Ed History lesson covered!

What undergrad school has produced the most U.S. Presidents?  (See below…hint: it starts with a “H”, and ends with an “arvard”)

Interesting Fact: Of the 43 men to have been President, 24 of them graduated from a private college, 9 graduated from a public college, and 10 did not graduate from a college. Except for Grover Cleveland and Harry S Truman, every president since 1869 has had a degree.

Also, check out this awesome infographic from Edudemic: The Education of U.S. Presidents

Who’s your favorite president?  Are you attending one of the schools below? Give a shout out and rep your school on President’s Day!

School President(s)
Allegheny College
Amherst College
Bowdoin College
The College of William & Mary
Columbia University
Davidson College
Dickinson College
Eureka College
Georgetown University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Georgia Southwestern State University
Hampden-Sydney College
Harvard University
Hiram College
Kenyon College
London School of Economics
Miami University (Ohio)
Occidental College
Ohio Central College
Princeton University
Texas State University-San Marcos
Stanford University
Leiden University
University of Michigan
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Union College
United States Military Academy
United States Naval Academy
Whittier College
Williams College
Yale University

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  1. Karen Falgore

    Looks like Harvard is in the lead. It’s interesting to note that some of our worst presidents didn’t go to big named schools. The college education is important to consider when deciding your next vote. Way cool article!

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