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Country Singers with College Degrees

Updated January 20, 2021 10.9k views23 items

This list contains information on country singers who have college degrees, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Country singers with degrees from college come in many forms. Some famous country stars graduated with degrees in music while other college educated country singers have business degrees. A few famous country singers also earned Master's Degrees.

Who will you find on this top country singers who graduated college list? Carrie Underwood lands at the top. In 2006, Underwood graduated magna cum laude from Northeastern State University with a communications degree. Sam Hunt earned an economics degree from The University of Alabama at Birmingham. He spent the first two years of his college career at Middle Tennessee State University where he also played quarterback for the football team.

In 2011, Garth Brooks received his Master's degree from Oklahoma State University. He previously earned an advertising degree from the university in 1985. Other famous country stars with college degrees include Luke Bryan, Trisha Yearwood, and Kenny Chesney.

Are you impressed that so many country musicians have graduated from college? Take a look at this list to find out. 

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    In 2006, Carrie Underwood graduated magna cum laude from Northeastern State University with a communications degree.

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      In 2011, Garth Brooks received his Master's degree from Oklahoma State University. He previously earned an advertising degree from the university in 1985.

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        In 1987, Trisha Yearwood earned a degree in business administration from Belmont University in Nashville.

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          George Strait graduated from Texas State in 1979 with a bachelor of science degree in agriculture. He received an honorary doctoral degree from the university in 2006.

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