Keggers, toga parties, and pledging fraternities are just a few fun – and often funny – things about college. The top comedy movies about college feature scholastic competitions and new romantic relationships. This is a list of the greatest funny movies about college including everything from PCU to Revenge of the Nerds to Neighbors.
What films will you find on this best college comedy movies list? National Lampoon's Animal House has to be near the top. The Delta Tau Chi brothers wreak havoc across Faber College throughout this 1978 comedy film. John Belushi steals every scene he's in as the underachieving, yet crafty college student, Bluto. Adam Sandler's The Waterboy is another funny movie about college sports.
In Old School, Will Ferrell, Luke Wilson, and Vince Vaughn start a fraternity despite the fact that none of them are currently attending the university. Other good movies featured on this funny college films list include American Pie 2, How High, and Back to School.
Which college comedy do you think is the best? Give the funniest college movies a thumbs up and share some of your favorite scenes in the comments section.
Directed by: John LandisNational Lampoon's Animal House is a 1978 American comedy film directed by John Landis. The film was a direct spinoff from National Lampoon magazine. It is about a misfit group of fraternity members ...more
Directed by: Todd PhillipsAfter discovering his girlfriend (Juliette Lewis) has been participating in group sex, attorney Mitch (Luke Wilson) feels his world come undone. He moves into a new place, which happens to be near a ...more
Directed by: Jeff KanewGeeky college students Gilbert (Anthony Edwards) and Lewis (Robert Carradine) are evicted from their dormitory when the Alpha Betas -- who recently burned down their own fraternity house by accident ...more
Directed by: Alan MetterBack to School is a 1986 comedy film starring Rodney Dangerfield, Keith Gordon, Sally Kellerman, Burt Young, Terry Farrell, William Zabka, Ned Beatty, Sam Kinison, and Robert Downey, Jr. It was ...more
Directed by: James B. RogersAfter a year apart - attending different schools, meeting different people - the guys rent a beach house and vow to make this the best summer ever. As it turns out, whether that will happen or not ...more
Directed by: Walt BeckerNational Lampoon's Van Wilder is a 2002 comedy film directed by Walt Becker that stars Ryan Reynolds as the title character. The film also stars Kal Penn, Tara Reid, and Daniel Cosgrove. It features ...more
Directed by: Todd PhillipsRoad Trip is a 2000 American road-comedy film written by Todd Phillips and Scot Armstrong and directed by Phillips. The film, featuring an ensemble cast including Breckin Meyer, Seann William Scott, ...more
Directed by: Frank CoraciRaised by his overprotective mother, Helen (Kathy Bates), Bobby Boucher Jr. (Adam Sandler) is the water boy for a successful college football team coached by Red Beaulieu (Jerry Reed). When Beaulieu ...more
Directed by: Nicholas StollerNeighbors is a 2014 American comedy film, directed by Nicholas Stoller and written by Andrew Cohen and Brendan O'Brien. The film stars Seth Rogen and Zac Efron, with Rose Byrne, Dave Franco, and ...more
Directed by: Martha CoolidgeWhen science whiz Mitch Taylor (Gabe Jarret) arrives at Pacific Tech as a freshman, he's paired up with genius senior Chris Knight (Val Kilmer) to work on a laser project. Mitch initially doesn't ...more
Directed by: Steve PinkAccepted is a 2006 American comedy film directed by Steve Pink and written by Adam Cooper, Bill Collage, and Mark Perez. The plot follows a group of high school graduates who create their own fake ...more
Directed by: Hart BochnerNervous high school senior Tom Lawrence (Chris Young) visits Port Chester University, where he gets a taste of politically correct college life when he's guided by fraternity wild man Droz (Jeremy ...more
Directed by: Jason MooreCollege student Beca (Anna Kendrick) knows she does not want to be part of a clique, but that's exactly where she finds herself after arriving at her new school. Thrust in among mean gals, nice gals ...more
Directed by: Jesse DylanMulti-platinum rap superstars Redman and Method Man star as Jamal and Silas, two regular guys who smoke something magical, ace their college entrance exams and wind up at Harvard. Ivy League ways are ...more
Directed by: Andrew WallerFreshman Erik Stifler (John White) arrives at college with his longtime friend "Cooze" Coozeman (Jake Siegel). Both freshmen pledge the Beta fraternity and begin a series of often disgusting ...more
Directed by: Nicholas StollerNeighbors 2: Sorority Rising is a 2016 American comedy film directed by Nicholas Stoller. The film is a sequel to Neighbors, and follows the Radners (Rogen and Rose Byrne) having to outwit a new ...more
Directed by: Alan CohnCollege freshmen Josh (Tom Everett Scott) and Cooper (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) are more interested in hitting the bottle than in hitting the books -- and their poor grades are set to get them kicked out ...more
Directed by: Dewey NicksSlackers is a 2002 romantic comedy film directed by Dewey Nicks and stars Jason Schwartzman, Devon Sawa, Jason Segel, and Michael Maronna. ...more
Directed by: Roger KumblePolice chief and hyper-protective father James (Martin Lawrence) drives his teenage daughter, Melanie (Raven-Symoné), from their home in Chicago to a college interview in Washington, D.C. En route, ...more
Directed by: Mort NathanVan Wilder protege Taj Badalandabad (Kal Penn) heads to England's prestigious Camden University to further his studies and cement his burgeoning reputation as the "sultan of sheets." But when he ...more
Directed by: Joe NussbaumCollege freshman Sydney White (Amanda Bynes) arrives at Southern Atlantic University, determined to pledge her late mother's sorority. Unfortunately, she finds that the sisterhood has changed since ...more
Directed by: Wallace WolodarskyIn this hilarious comedy, Dave (Barry Watson), Adam (Michael Rosenbaum), and Doofer (Harland Williams) are about to go where no fraternity boy has gone before. In Touchstone Pictures' "Sorority ...more
Directed by: Ryan ShirakiFreshman Orientation is a 2004 romantic comedy film written and directed by Ryan Shiraki. PLOT: Clay's got the perfect plan to get the sexy sorority blonde of his dreams, but his scheme backfires- ...more