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7 K-Pop Idols That You didn't Know Have College Degrees in Fields Other Than Music

  •  5 Jul, 2019

You don't need a degree in music to be a K-pop star.

There are plenty of K-pop idols that continued their education and obtained college degrees from some great universities. Most idols will usually major in performing arts studies such as music or theater because they wanted to pursue a career in entertainment. However, there are a few idols that took a different route with their studies in college. 

These stars decided to major in fields that had nothing to do with the performing arts. From foreign language studies to religion, these idols worked hard to earn degrees in some difficult fields of study!

Check out 7 idols that chose to major in studies other than music!

Super Junior's Heechul

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Surprisingly, Super Junior's Heechul graduated Sangji Youngseo College with a degree in English-Korean Interpretation. We wonder what he would have done with a degree in that!

Super Junior's Siwon

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Another fellow member of Super Junior, Siwon, also majored in a field other than music. Siwon actually has a degree in Physical Education from Inha University. With his charming good looks and physique, we see why he would major in that field!

2PM's Taecyeon

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2PM's Taecyeon attended and graduated from Korea University Graduate School of International Studies. While there, he studied International Development and Cooperation and is a degree holder in the field.

Jay Park

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Jay Park is another former 2PM member that has a college degree in something other than music. Jay Park graduated from Dankook University with a degree in Business Administration. His degree fits perfectly with his business-minded personality!

Epik High's Tablo

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Tablo of Epik High is known for his wicked skills in rapping and wordplay. So, it makes sense that he has a college degree in the English language! Yes, Tablo holds a degree from Stanford University in English. 


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Minzy, a former 2NE1 member, is a bombshell with brains! This talented singer and dancer graduated from Baekseok University with a Bachelor's degree in Theology.


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BIGBANG's GD is not only a phenomenal rapper, but he is also an intellectual! GD has a Bachelor's degree in Leisure Sports Studies from Gukje Cyber University. He even earned a Master’s degree in Content and Retail Distribution from Sejong University!

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