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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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449 240
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
249 155
Springfield University is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Springfield University The Simpsons

3
301 206
Starfleet Academy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Starfleet Academy Star Trek

4
222 138
Gotham University is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Gotham University Batman 

5
269 184
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
277 207
Blue Mountain State is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Blue Mountain State Blue Mountain State

7
265 208
Faber College is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Faber College National Lampoon's Animal House 

8
199 165
Greendale Community College is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Greendale Community College Community

9
129 111
Empire State University is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Empire State University Marvel 

10
124 112
South Central Louisiana State ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
South Central Louisiana State University The Waterboy

11
138 132
UC Sunnydale is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
UC Sunnydale Buffy the Vampire Slayer 

12
102 94
University Of Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
University Of Los Angeles Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

13
106 103
University Of Quahog is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
University Of Quahog Family Guy 

14
135 147
Adams College is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Adams College Revenge of the Nerds 

15
117 126
Barnett College is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Barnett College Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

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16
108 116
Hudson University is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Hudson University Law & Order and DC Comics

17
95 104
Pennbrook University is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Pennbrook University Boy Meets World 

18
100 111
Coolidge College is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Coolidge College Nation Lampoon's Van Wilder 

19
104 118
Metropolis University is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Metropolis University Superman 

20
96 111
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
102 128
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
103 134
Harrison University is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Harrison University Old School 

23
67 101
Raft College is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Raft College Daria 

24
60 92
Groff Community College is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Groff Community College American Dad 

25
56 88
Pendleton State University is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Pendleton State University 3rd Rock from the Sun 

26
69 109
Texas Methodist University is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Texas Methodist University Friday Night Lights 

27
66 107
Arlen University is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Arlen University King of the Hill

28
53 88
Hearst College is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Hearst College Veronica Mars 

29
47 80
California University is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
California University

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30
48 84
Boston Bay College is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Boston Bay College Dawson's Creek

31
50 88
Sweet Valley University is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Sweet Valley University Sweet valley High

32
51 90
University of New York is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
University of New York Felicity 

33
59 108
Grand Lakes University is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Grand Lakes University Back to School 

34
19 41
Mars University is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Mars University

35
47 94
Pacific Tech is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Pacific Tech

36
56 110
Port Chester University is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Port Chester University PCU

37
42 86
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
43 88
Cyprus-Rhodes University is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Cyprus-Rhodes University Greek

39
36 77
Manchester Medlock University is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Manchester Medlock University Fresh Meat 

40
49 101
Huxley University is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Huxley University Horsefeathers 

41
39 85
Eastern State University is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Eastern State University The Program 

42
36 81
Columbus University is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Columbus University Higher Learning 

43
42 92
Harris University is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Harris University House Party 2

44
38 85
University of Northeastern Cal... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
University of Northeastern California Undeclared 

45
31 76
Worthington University is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Worthington University

46
32 78
Mission College is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Mission College School Daze 

47
31 78
Camden College is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Camden College

48
26 75
Western University is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities

49
30 87
Smithdale University is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Fictional Colleges and Universities
Smithdale University Degrassi Goes to Hollywood