Where did Barack Obama go to college?

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Barack Obama graduated from both Columbia University and Harvard Law School. He began his undergraduate degree at Occidental College in 1979 in LA but transferred to Columbia in 1981. He majored in political science with an emphasis in international relations. In 1988 he entered Harvard Law School where he got his JD in 1991, with academic honors.
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Where did Barack Obama attend college?

President Barack Obama attended Occidental College in Los Angeles for two years. He transferred to Columbia University and graduated from there with a degree in Political Science. He then received his Law Degree (JD) in 1991 from Harvard University.

What colleges has Barack Obama visited?

Occidental College, Columbia University, Harvard Law School, University of Chicago Law School, University of Nairobi, Howard University and Southern University.. (There's probably a lot I missed)

What is Barack Obama going to do for us?

Barack Obama promises CHANGE Barack Obama is aiming for major social and economic changes. Basically, he wants Bigger government-meaning citizen taxes are higher and government is more involved in local programs, healthcare, big business, education, environment etc... .

What college degrees does Barack Obama have?

Barack Obama attended Occidental College, but received his undergraduate degree in political science from Columbia University, an Ivy League member currently ranked 9th in the country by U.S. News and World Report. President Obama also graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard Law School, where he a (MORE)

What colleges did Barack Obama attend?

Barack Obama attended Occidental College in Los Angeles for two years, before moving to New York City, where he attended Columbia University and graduated with a BA in political science in 1983. Obama got his law degree (JD) from Harvard University in 1991.

Did Barack Obama go to Harvard?

Yes. He first earned an undergraduate degree from Columbia University in 1983, and after working for five years, he attended Harvard Law School; he graduated with academic honors and a law degree in 1991.

Were did Barack Obama go to school?

Barack Obama attended several different elementary schools and washome-schooled for some time by his mother. He went to OccidentalCollege, Columbia University and Harvard Law School.

How did Barack Obama pay for college?

Barack Obama paid for college with student loans, scholarships,grants, student jobs and the help of his grandparents. Both he andwife Michelle finished paying off their loans as recent as lastyear.

What school did Barack Obama go to?

He graduated from High School (the Punahou School) in his native Hawaii in 1979 and then went first to Occidental College in Los Angeles, transferred to Columbia University and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in 1983; he then worked for five years before attending Harvard Law School, graduating w (MORE)

Which church does Barack Obama go to?

Mr. Obama was raised by his maternal grandparents, who were Protestant Christians. To this day, he attends Protestant churches. He has attended churches of several denominations, including Church of Christ, Methodist, and Episcopalian. In Washington DC, he and his family attend a nearby Episcopalian (MORE)

What college did Barack Obama go to?

He began at Occidental College in Los Angeles, transferred to what is today known as Columbia University in New York, and graduated in 1983 with a degree in Political Science. After working for 5 years, he went to Harvard Law School and graduated with his law degree in 1991.

What did Barack Obama do when he got out of college?

After graduating from Columbia in 1983, he was hired by a Catholic-run charity in Chicago, Illinois, where he was a community organizer and advocate for the poor. He worked for five years and then went Harvard Law School, graduating with academic honors in 1991. He moved back to Chicago and worked a (MORE)

What university did Barack Obama go to?

Barack Obama attended Occidental College for two years, and transferred into, and graduated from, Columbia University in 1983. He then worked for five years before attending and graduating from Harvard Law School in 1991.

Which college did Barack Obama go to?

He began at Occidental College in Los Angeles, transferred to Columbia University in New York, and graduated in 1983 with a degree in Political Science. After working for 5 years, he went to Harvard Law School and graduated with his law degree in 1991.

What was Barack Obama ranking in college?

I don't know his rank in his graduating class, and usually in law schools and med schools, there are so many exceptional students that do amazingly well that they don't publicly announce rank. This is especially true in the top tier schools, such as Harvard, where if you rank the best and the bright (MORE)

Is Barack Obama going to win?

As of mid September 2012: According to trading at Intrade (a world-wide prediction market), President Obama has a very good chance. As of mid September 2012, President Obama is listed with a 66.3% likelihood to win the 2012 election and that trend is going up daily. They have his opponent, Gover (MORE)

What colleges did Barack Obama go to?

He attended Occidental College in Los Angeles for two years, then transferred to Columbia University in New York, where he graduated in 1983. After working for five years, he attended Harvard Law School, graduating with a law degree (JD) in 1991.

What did Barack Obama do after college?

The future president took time off from schooling after he got his bachelor's degree in political science from Columbia University in 1983. He worked as a community organizer and an advocate for the poor in Chicago, before deciding to return to school and get a law degree, which he received from Har (MORE)

What college did Barack Obama attend?

Barack Obama attended Occidental College, a small urban LosAngeles college, from 1979 to 1980. He transferred to ColumbiaUniversity in New York, 1980 to 1983, where he received hisBachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. After working as acommunity organizer and advocate for several years, he r (MORE)

What jobs has Barack Obama had after college?

Barack Obama was a lawyer, a professor of law, a community organizer and advocate for the poor, an Illinois state senator, and a U.S. senator. He then ran for president and won.

What college major does Barack Obama have?

He majored in Political Science as an undergraduate, and that was what his degree from Columbia University was in. In graduate school, one does not have a "major"-- one has a field of study or a specialty, and he received his JD (Doctor of Laws) from Harvard Law School.

How long did barack obama go to college for?

He went to college from 1979 to 1983, worked for 5 years, and then went to Law School from 1989 to 1991. Thus, off-and-on, he attended college for about six years, getting a Bachelor's Degree and then a Doctor of Laws (JD) degree.

Where were Barack Obama college roommates from?

President Obama attended several colleges (Occidental and Columbia), so he had a number of room-mates. According to the Associated Press, which located some of them, two were originally from Pakistan, and the rest were American-born. Reporters have also found, as with most college students, that he (MORE)

What is Barack Obama going to do to the US?

Make it less republican, which given their history is probably a good thing; decrease expenditure on arms and dismantle the nuclear stockpile; close Guantanamo Bay and investigate the allegations of illegal activity there; pursue more peaceful relations with the East and Russia; and pretty much repa (MORE)

Did Barack Obama go to college?

Yes, he has a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from what is today called Columbia University (1983), and a Law degree (JD) from Harvard University (1991). At Harvard Law School, he received academic honors, graduating in the top ten percent of his class.

What college did Barack Obama go to After high school?

He first attended Occidental College in Los Angeles, transferred to Columbia University in New York and graduated from there in 1983. He worked for a while and then attended law school at Harvard University, graduating in 1991.

What did Barack Obama study in College?

Obama studied international law, ecnomics, and social issues while attending college.. Obama studied international law, ecnomics, and social issues while attending college.

Is Barack Obama going to get a pet?

The first dog arrived at the White House in April, 2009. He is a Portuguese water hound , valued at $1600 and a gift of the late Senator Ted Kennedy. He was named Bo, by his daughters, after Bo Diddley and other Obama family pets. He is black with white front paws and white on his chest.

Did Barack Obama go to UCLA?

No, when in California he attended Occidental College. He then transferred to Columbia University - from where he graduated in 1983. He also has a law degree from Harvard Law School.

Who is going to be president after Barack Obama?

It is impossible to predict. Mr. Obama was re-elected in 2012 and cannot run for a third term, so there will be a number of candidates from both parties eager to contend for the office of president.

Did Barack Obama come from Kenya to go to college in the US?

No-- President Obama graduated from high school in Honolulu, Hawaii and then went to college in California and New York. But if you are asking about his father, who had the same name as the president, Barack Sr. did come to the US from Kenya in 1959 and studied at the University of Hawaii. There, he (MORE)

Where did Barack Obama go to college and when?

Barack Obama graduated from both Columbia University and Harvard Law School. He began his undergraduate degree at Occidental College in 1979 in LA but transferred to Columbia in 1981. He majored in political science with an emphasis in international relations, and graduated in 1983. After working fo (MORE)

Did Barack Obama go to college in Hawaii?

No, Barack Obama did not go to college in Hawaii. He attended college at Occidental College in Los Angeles, Columbia College in New York City, and Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Is there a college record for Barack Obama?

Absolutely. He is a graduate of Columbia University (and their college newspaper has written about him as a famous alumnus), and he is also a graduate of Harvard Law School (whose newspaper has also written about his achievements there). But it should be noted that no president is required to releas (MORE)

When did Barack Obama finish college?

He graduated from Columbia University in 1983, with a degree in Political Science. He worked for a while and then attended Harvard Law School, graduating in 1991.

Where does Barack Obama go when an attack?

All presidents have an emergency plan, as well as a secure location where they go if there is an attack on the country or if the safety of the US is under threat. As we saw during the September 11, 2001 attacks, both the president and the vice president were taken to secure locations. Mr. Obama and (MORE)

How old was Barack Obama when he was done going to college?

It depends on which degree you are asking about. President Obama was born in 1961, and got his Bachelor's degree in 1983, at about age 22. He then worked for a while and returned to school to get his law degree. He graduated from Harvard Law School in 1991, at about age 30.

Did Barack Obama go to charities?

Do you mean does he give to charities? If so, the answer is yes. According to his tax returns, President and Mrs. Obama give on average about $200,000 a year to worthy causes. The president also donated his Nobel Peace Prize winnings to several charities. If you are asking whether the president ever (MORE)

What places did Barack Obama go to?

If you are asking where he went in his life, he has done a lot of traveling. He was born in Hawaii, but his mom and step-dad moved to Indonesia when he was five, and he spent four years in that country before returning to Hawaii. He has lived in California, New York, Massachusetts, Illinois, and o (MORE)

What university or college did Barack Obama go to?

He graduated from Columbia College (today Columbia University) in 1983 with a degree in Political Science. After working for five years, he went to Harvard Law School and graduated with his law degree in 1991.