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The Best Songs About College 

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Updated March 7, 2020 276 votes 125 voters 11.1k views 24 items

Every college has a fight song, but what about students who aren't into athletics? Here are the best songs about college, ranked by your votes. Good thing rock stars, rappers and country singers have all written songs about their college experiences. Some of the greatest college songs are about partying, while other good university songs are about meeting girls.

Kanye West wrote an entire album about being a College Dropout. He mentions several fraternities on his track, “School Spirit.” Fun Fact: In 2015, West was awarded an honorary doctorate from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Vampire Weekend are often thought of as an Ivy League band. They had a great college-inspired song with their tune, “Campus.”

Other top songs about college on this list include “My Old School” by Steely Dan and “We Looked Like Giants” by Death Cab for Cutie. Asher Roth also had a hit with his track, “I Love College.”

Which song spells out college life to you? Vote it to the top of this list of the best college songs and add any college songs we may have missed.
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Asher Roth
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Vampire Weekend
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Death Cab for Cutie
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Steely Dan
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AdamK added Relient K
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Kanye West
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Animal Collective
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J. Cole
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Jason Mraz
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ASAP Rocky, Juicy J
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Travis Porter
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Belle & Sebastian
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Sammy Adams
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Snoop Dogg
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Bobby Brown
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Smoking Popes
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The-Dream