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When you consider famous fictional colleges, titles like Animal House or Revenge of the Nerds immediately come to mind. Here's the thing, though: Faber College wasn't nearly as exceptional as John Belushi's zit impression. Adams College was little more than the stage on which the nerds took their heavily-suspendered stand. Here are some nonexistent schools that stand out for their campuses, faculty, and institutional achievements.
For Celebrating Diversity:
For Specialized Career Training:
For Magic and Robe Stuff:
For Making Out With Green Chicks:
University of northwest south dakota
The Electorial College ( never made the Big Dance)
There has to be more
You also missed Magisterius University – THE place to go if you want to date a Nymph (or a half-ogre, if you're into that sorta thing).
Check out Carmel University....http://www.facebook.com/CarmelUniversity?sk=notes
Balls Mills Naval Academy – deep in the heart of the mountains of Pennsylvania
just another to add to your list.
Miskatonic University needs to be on this list.
I mean, parents really needs to sacrifice to get their children into that University.
Or is it parents really need to sacrifice their children to get into that University. I can never remember which.
Ralph Wiggum wanted to go to Bovine University.
You forgot Miskatonic University!
Hampden College in Vermont from Donna Tartt's The Secret History: the classic image of the old New England liberal arts college. And though it is not fictional: Harvard in Anton Myrer's the Last Convertible shows the college and campus in the last few terms before WWII.
Wow, and no Sunnydale U, either...
Hogwart's is a private secondary school.
i'd love to go to Greendale and hang out with Jeff Winger's study group
Maybe Miskatonic failed the cut due to the smell.
Those darned cultists!
Hogwarts is so last year. I'm enlisting in Starfleet.
Hogwarts isn't meant to be a university. It is a typical British secondary school, which is like a combination of middle school and high school in the US.
Astrid August 16, 2011 You remembered all those cvonos? I'm crying my pretty eyeballs out while reading this; I nearly died of dehydration (Ok this is exag already) For the longest time I was wondering when are you going to blog about me. (Hahaha. Conceited much? BUT HEY, you love me right? You conceited, I'm conceited. Great minds think alike!) I just thought of another formula (the Joseph the Dreamer one; will let you know soon) What I really, truly wanna say is:Hi I'm Astrid. I love you, my friend.
Greendale Community College, the one school that mail order correspondence courses laugh at, but would love to be near Annie (Alison Brie).
What about Hillman College, from A Different World?!
Exactly what I was thinkin!
What about Faber College from Animal House?
A great place to drink, do drugs and find strange loose women
why was not Harrad Collage included? Co-ed roommate and nude PE requirement and much much more.
What's Harrad ? Where's that from ?
A book by a Robert Rimmer. Check it out
You missed Brakebills from Lev Grossman's The Magicians. I would've gone there in a heartbeat!
What no Miskatonic University? It's been around much longer than a lot of the ones listed put together. It has a Rare Book Room in it's library that is just to die for-and their swim team is top notch-though usually disqualified for finned hands and feet and the ability to breath under water...
Agreed. Miskatonic is glaringly missing from this list. If Lovecraft isn't nerd enough, I don't know what is.
... and my faith in humanity is restored. Ia! Ia!
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