Where’d They Go To School: Late Night Comedians

late night comedians

Where did the top late night comedians go to college?

They’re smart. They’re funny. They are the top late night comedians and they went to college.


Stephen Colbert Hampden-Sydney College ; transferred to Northwestern University, B.A. Theatre Arts @HSC1776 | @NorthwesternU
Jimmy Fallon College of Saint Rose, B.A. Communications; Doctorate of Humane Letters @CollegeofStRos
Arsenio Hall Attended Ohio University; Kent State University, B.A. Speech/Film & Television @ohiou | @ksunews
Jay Leno Attended Emerson College, B.A. Speech Therapy @EmersonCollege
David Letterman Attended Ball State University, B.A. Radio and Television @bsudailynews
Jimmy Kimmel Attended University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and Arizona State University @UNLVNews | @ASU
Conan O’Brien Harvard University, B.A. History and Literature @Harvard
Jon Stewart College of William and Mary, B.A. Psychology @WMNews

Who’s your favorite?

Sources for this post include Wikipedia.com and Biography.com.

Illustration by Steven White, a.k.a. “Sketchy Steven

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Z. Kelly Queijo

Author: Z. Kelly Queijo

Kelly is founder of Smart College Visit and Smart College Consulting. When she's not creating content for the blog or clients, tweeting, or hosting #CampusChat, she's planning her next mobile move.

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