Choosing to go back to school is a personal decision for many. For the following stars, they either stepped away from the spotlight to take the time they needed to earn their degree, or achieved higher education during the height of their fame. Some went to four year colleges or universities after a TV show came to an end, and had the time to really focus on their studies. Either way, in honor of Nick Cannon enrolling at Howard University this fall, we’re recognizing these enterainers’ commitment to education. Here are a few well-known stars who chose to go back to school and earn a degree or certificate.
Model, TV host and business maven Tyra Banks attended Loyola Marymount University, but dropped out to pursue her modeling career. Years later, she enrolled in Harvard’s Owner/President Management extension course. And now Ty Ty is returning to school for a third time, but to teach. Tyra’s two-week MBA course at Stanford University is about personal branding, something she knows a lot about.