28 Celebrity Grads Who've Rocked a Cap and Gown

Meet Hollywood's resident scholars.

It's that time of year again when Pomp and Circumstance plays on a loop, tasseled caps go flying, and students celebrate their academic achievements with an endless circuit of parties. And celebs are no exception. These scholarly stars donned their robes and marched toward the podium to get that hard-earned piece of paper. (Celebs, they're just like us!)

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Kylie, 2015

Laurel Springs High School

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Zendaya, 2015

Oak Park Highschool

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Gabby Douglas,2015

Oak Park Highschool

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Kanye West, 2015

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

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Emma Watson, 2014

Brown University

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John Legend, 2014

University of Pennsylvania

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Eva Longoria, 2013

Cal State University Northridge

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Kerry Washington, 2013

George Washington University

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Ben Affleck, 2013

Brown University

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Ariana Grande, 2012
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Dakota Fanning, 2011
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James Franco, 2011

New York University

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Selena Gomez, 2010
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Kim Cattrall, 2010

Liverpool John Moores University

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Orlando Bloom, 2010

University of Kent

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Justin Bieber, 2008
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Carrie Underwood, 2006

Northeastern State University

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Kate Middleton, 2005

University of St. Andrews

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Prince William, 2005

University of St. Andrews

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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, 2004
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Jennifer Hudson, 1999
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Christy Turlington Burns, 1999

New York University

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Claire Danes, 1997
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Ciara, 1997
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Brooke Shields, 1987

Princeton University

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Michelle Obama, 1985

Princeton University

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Jay-Z, 1979
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Elizabeth Taylor, 1950
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