Updated July 2019
Way before they sang and danced through the halls of William McKinley High School, the stars of “Glee” did what you’re doing now — looked for a college. Below, see who studied where.
- Matthew Morrison (Will Schuester) New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts
- Jayma Mays (Emma Pillsbury) Radford University
- Jane Lynch (Sue Sylvester) Illinois State University and Cornell University
- Jessalyn Gilsig (Terri Schuester) McGill University and Harvard University’s American Repertory Theatre
- Jenna Ushkowitz (Tina Cohen-Chang) Marymount Manhattan College
- Mark Salling (Noah Puck Puckerman) Los Angeles Music Academy
- Josh Sussman (Jacob Ben Israel) New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts
- Iqbal Theba (Principal Figgins) University of Oklahoma
- Patrick Gallagher (Coach Tanakain) National Theatre School of Canada
- Lea Michele (Rachel Berry) was accepted at NYU’s Tisch School but chose to continue her stage career.