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Famous College Dropouts
The long list of famous college dropouts proves that you might not have to invest in a four year degree in order to be successful. In fact, some of the richest and most successful people out there haven't finished college; some haven't even attended at all! You might be surprised at some of the famous college dropouts out there. For example, did you know that Bill Gates, one of the wealthiest entrepreneurs in the world, dropped out of Harvard University after two years? Lady Gaga can also be added to the list of famous college dropouts; she only attended New York University for a year. With tuition prices continuing to climb and student loan debt at an all time high, some are considering the possibility of not getting a degree. If you're attending college now and thinking about dropping out, or if you've dropped out already, you might find that you are in good company. Here are a few successful college dropouts that prove getting a college degree isn't the only path to financial freedom.

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College
CUNY Bernard M Baruch CollegeOne Bernard Baruch Way (55 Lexington Ave at 24th St) New York NY 10010

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

Ralph Lauren left school to serve in the US Army.

  • (646) 312-1000
New York University
New York University70 Washington Sq South New York NY 10012

New York University

Lady Gaga dropped out

  • (212) 998-1212
California State University-Sacramento
California State University-Sacramento6000 J St Sacramento CA 95819

California State University-Sacramento

Tom Hanks dropped out of Sacramento State

  • (916) 278-6011
   
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