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Abbey Grantham
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While many high school seniors consider their top dream colleges as application deadlines near, other consider the colleges of their dreams, the best fictional colleges from movies and television. These are not real colleges, but some of these fake colleges sure sound better than some of the other choices in the US and abroad for college.

From the hard partying antics of Animal House's Faber College to the science and leadership focus of Star Trek's Starfleet Academy, there are myriad colleges better than the ones you could ever dream of being accepted to and this list is here to rank the greatest fictional universities and colleges.

What is the top fictional college? What fake colleges party the hardest? You vote and decide! If you think the students of Community would take out the frat boys at Old School's Harrison University any day, make sure to vote for them.
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486 251
Monsters University is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Monsters University Monsters University

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2
315 221
Starfleet Academy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Starfleet Academy Star Trek

3
261 174
Springfield University is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Springfield University The Simpsons

4
240 155
Gotham University is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Gotham University Batman 

5
286 198
South Harmon Institute of Tech... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
South Harmon Institute of Technology Accepted 

6
296 220
Blue Mountain State is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Blue Mountain State Blue Mountain State

7
275 219
Faber College is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Faber College National Lampoon's Animal House 

8
208 179
Greendale Community College is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Greendale Community College Community

9
136 121
Empire State University is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Empire State University Marvel 

10
114 100
University Of Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
University Of Los Angeles Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

11
125 123
South Central Louisiana State ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
South Central Louisiana State University The Waterboy

12
141 143
UC Sunnydale is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
UC Sunnydale Buffy the Vampire Slayer 

13
110 116
University Of Quahog is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
University Of Quahog Family Guy 

14
138 159
Adams College is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Adams College Revenge of the Nerds 

15
112 125
Hudson University is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Hudson University Law & Order and DC Comics

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16
101 111
Pennbrook University is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Pennbrook University Boy Meets World 

17
106 119
Coolidge College is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Coolidge College Nation Lampoon's Van Wilder 

18
118 136
Barnett College is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Barnett College Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

19
110 126
Metropolis University is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Metropolis University Superman 

20
102 119
Hill Valley College is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Hill Valley College Back to the Future 2

21
105 140
Hillman College is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Hillman College The Cosby Show, A Different World

22
104 142
Harrison University is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Harrison University Old School 

23
70 108
Raft College is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Raft College Daria 

24
60 96
Pendleton State University is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Pendleton State University 3rd Rock from the Sun 

25
62 100
Groff Community College is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Groff Community College American Dad 

26
72 117
Texas Methodist University is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Texas Methodist University Friday Night Lights 

27
51 85
California University is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
California University

28
67 115
Arlen University is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Arlen University King of the Hill

29
55 95
University of New York is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
University of New York Felicity 

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30
55 95
Hearst College is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Hearst College Veronica Mars 

31
54 94
Sweet Valley University is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Sweet Valley University Sweet valley High

32
50 90
Boston Bay College is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Boston Bay College Dawson's Creek

33
22 45
Mars University is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Mars University

34
61 113
Grand Lakes University is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Grand Lakes University Back to School 

35
58 114
Port Chester University is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Port Chester University PCU

36
44 90
Medfield College is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Medfield College The Absent-Minded Professor, Flubber, Son of Flubber

37
45 93
Cyprus-Rhodes University is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Cyprus-Rhodes University Greek

38
47 98
Pacific Tech is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Pacific Tech

39
36 81
Manchester Medlock University is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Manchester Medlock University Fresh Meat 

40
49 105
Huxley University is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Huxley University Horsefeathers 

41
40 89
University of Northeastern Cal... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
University of Northeastern California Undeclared 

42
39 88
Eastern State University is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Eastern State University The Program 

43
37 85
Columbus University is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Columbus University Higher Learning 

44
42 98
Harris University is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Harris University House Party 2

45
32 80
Worthington University is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Worthington University

46
33 83
Mission College is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Mission College School Daze 

47
31 83
Camden College is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Camden College

48
26 79
Western University is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities

49
30 91
Smithdale University is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Smithdale University Degrassi Goes to Hollywood