University Challenge: Do You Know Where These Royals Received Their World-Class Education?

Before their jet-setting lives as servants of the Crown, the fall meant a return to school for Prince William, Kate Middleton, Meghan Markle and more

Prince William plays pool with friends in at bar on November 15, 2004, in St Andrews, Scotland
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Prince William

Prince William poses in Salvator's quad in St. Andrew's University on November 20, 2004 in St Andrews, Scotland
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William got a lot out of his time at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland — he earned a degree in geography and met future wife Kate Middleton.

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Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton, the girlfriend of Britain's Prince William walks during her graduation ceremony at St Andrews, Scotland, 23 June 2005.

In a real-life Prince and Me moment, the future Duchess of Cambridge found time between art history classes at the University of St. Andrews to fall in love with Prince William.

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Meghan Markle

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Before she met Prince Harry and became the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan was just your average American college student at Northwestern University, where she was a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority and majored in theater and international studies.

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Prince Charles

Prince Charles pictured wearing academic robes out as he begins his first term at Cambridge University, outside Trinity College in Cambridge, October 9th 1967.
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Queen Elizabeth's oldest child, the Prince of Wales, became the first British heir apparent to earn a university degree when he attended Trinity College, Cambridge.

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Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall

The Duchess of Cornwall stands behind the Prince of Wales, after they arrived at the Frederick Chopin University College to attend a concert of his best work, in Warsaw Poland. Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall are visiting Poland as part of a tour of Eastern Europe.
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Before she met Prince Charles, Camilla (who was then known as by her maiden surname of Shand) spent six months studying French and French literature at the University of London Institute in Paris, though she didn't ultimately graduate.

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Prince Edward

Prince Edward At Cambridge University Where He Is A Student At Jesus College
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Following in his oldest brother's footsteps, Edward graduate from Jesus College, Cambridge, with a degree in art history.

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Princess Eugenie

Princess Eugenie attends her graduation ceremony at Newcastle University.
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Eugenie calls Newcastle University her alma mater. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in English literature and art history.

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Princess Beatrice

Princess Beatrice arrives for her first day at Goldsmiths, University of London where she is studying for a degree in History and the History of Ideas on September 24, 2008 in London, England
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Prince Andrew's firstborn daughter attended Goldsmiths, University of London, and earned a degree in history — an unsurprisingly popular concentration for the British royals!

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