colleges The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities  

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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658 315
Monsters University is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Monsters University Monsters University

2
374 293
Blue Mountain State is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Blue Mountain State Blue Mountain State

3
380 301
Starfleet Academy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Starfleet Academy Star Trek

4
335 257
Springfield University is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Springfield University The Simpsons

5
300 230
Gotham University is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Gotham University Batman 

6
345 281
South Harmon Institute of Tech... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
South Harmon Institute of Technology Accepted 

7
325 292
Faber College is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Faber College National Lampoon's Animal House 

8
170 146
University Of Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
University Of Los Angeles Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

9
251 244
Greendale Community College is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Greendale Community College Community

10
177 160
Empire State University is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Empire State University Marvel 

11
176 188
UC Sunnydale is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
UC Sunnydale Buffy the Vampire Slayer 

12
158 165
South Central Louisiana State ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
South Central Louisiana State University The Waterboy

13
134 146
Pennbrook University is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Pennbrook University Boy Meets World 

14
145 166
Hudson University is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Hudson University Law & Order and DC Comics

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15
141 166
University Of Quahog is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
University Of Quahog Family Guy 

16
163 206
Adams College is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Adams College Revenge of the Nerds 

17
131 166
Metropolis University is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Metropolis University Superman 

18
140 180
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
125 162
Coolidge College is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Coolidge College Nation Lampoon's Van Wilder 

20
133 183
Hillman College is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Hillman College The Cosby Show, A Different World

21
117 165
Hill Valley College is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Hill Valley College Back to the Future 2

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22
113 183
Harrison University is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Harrison University Old School 

23
85 145
Raft College is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Raft College Daria 

24
69 117
California University is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
California University

25
86 152
Texas Methodist University is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Texas Methodist University Friday Night Lights 

26
73 134
Groff Community College is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Groff Community College American Dad 

27
70 131
Pendleton State University is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Pendleton State University 3rd Rock from the Sun 

28
78 148
Arlen University is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Arlen University King of the Hill

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29
67 129
University of New York is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
University of New York Felicity 

30
67 129
Hearst College is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Hearst College Veronica Mars 

31
64 128
Sweet Valley University is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Sweet Valley University Sweet valley High

32
59 124
Boston Bay College is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Boston Bay College Dawson's Creek

33
43 102
Worthington University is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Worthington University

34
65 148
Grand Lakes University is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Grand Lakes University Back to School 

35
54 126
Cyprus-Rhodes University is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Cyprus-Rhodes University Greek

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36
54 128
Harris University is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Harris University House Party 2

37
50 120
Medfield College is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Medfield College The Absent-Minded Professor, Flubber, Son of Flubber

38
61 143
Port Chester University is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Port Chester University PCU

39
53 127
Pacific Tech is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Pacific Tech

40
46 113
University of Northeastern Cal... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
University of Northeastern California Undeclared 

41
42 105
Camden College is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Camden College

42
45 112
Columbus University is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Columbus University Higher Learning 

43
54 132
Huxley University is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Huxley University Horsefeathers 

44
26 77
Mars University is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Mars University

45
43 114
Eastern State University is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Eastern State University The Program 

46
40 108
Manchester Medlock University is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Manchester Medlock University Fresh Meat 

47
36 106
Mission College is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Mission College School Daze 

48
38 114
Smithdale University is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Smithdale University Degrassi Goes to Hollywood

49
32 101
Western University is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities