The Marvel Universe has many people with varying levels of education. Many of the greatest minds have attended some of the most prestigious Universities in the world further expanding their already genius intellects.
The world is also home to a large number of young superhumans with powers far beyond their understanding. Many have took it upon themselves to create institutions to train them in the use of of their powers, for the good of humanity or for their own ideology. Those set up in the United States of America are;
- Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters: was opened by Professor Charles Xavier's to train young Mutants in the use of their powers.
- Massachusetts Academy: was opened by Emma Frost in a similar vain to train young mutant for the Hellfire Club.
- Camp Hammond: The Avengers' Initiative program blurs the line heavily between "school" and "boot camp." It was created by Tony Stark in conjunction with the Superhuman Registration Act.
- Avengers Academy: located at the Avengers Mansion, but then moved to the Infinite Avengers Mansion; it was the he Initiative's successor was created by Hank Pym to correct the mistakes of the past. It was later revealed it they were training kids so they wouldn't become supervillains. The moved the Academy to the old West Coast Avengers compound and added a bunch of other teen heroes as students.
- Future Foundation: was a specialist school operating out of the Baxter Building in New York. It was created by Reed Richards , to put together a new group of free-thinking individuals to plan for a better future for all of humanity and Earth. Richards plans to mold the new young team so they will come up with solutions to the world's problems.
- S.H.I.E.L.D. Academy: is a training school for future generations of S.H.I.E.L.D. agents.
Internationally their are similar schools;
- Braddock Academy the trans-Atlantic equivalent to the Avengers academy operating out of Braddock Manor in the United Kingdom.
- Wakandan School for Alternative Studies is a specialist school set up in African nation of Wakanda.
- Latverian School of Science was set up by Doctor Doom to educate the superpowered people of Latveria.
- Pan-Asian School For The Unusually Gifted is a school setup to educate the superhumans of various Asian nations.
- Hellfire Academy was founded by Kade Kilgore, the Black King of the Hellfire Club. Kilgore recruited villainous mutant outlaws to act as faculty, and began traveling the world enrolling newly manifesting superhumans to attend this school.
- Red Room Academy on the surface appears to be a school but in reality is Cold War program known as the Black Widow Ops Program created by Department X to train the deadliest female spy in the world. It was created due to the success of their previous sleeper agent and assassin the Winter Soldier.
The United States of America they have what is known as the Ivy League which are considered the best universities in the country these include:
- Harvard University; considered the best in the world university, famous alumni includes Reed Richards, Bruce Banner, Solomon Prey and Matt Hawk the Two-Gun Kid.
- Columbia University; famous alumni being Matt Murdock, Foggy Nelson and Elektra Natchios
- Cornell University; famous alumni being Adam Brashear.
- Dartmouth College; Bobby Drake was a "visiting sophomore" at Dartmouth College.
- Yale University; Laura Dunham a friend of Richard Rider . and Reverand Achebe were both alumni.
- Princeton University
- University of Pennsylvania
- Brown University
Leading University's not Ivy League;
- Stanford University; is ranked the 2nd best university in the world, alumni includes Monica Chang
- University of California, Los Angeles; Jennifer Walters received her Law degree from UCLA.
- University of California, Berkeley;
- University of Chicago is home to the Advanced Physics Tutorial, which Kitty Pryde was part of.
- Pennsylvania State University alumni included Bruce Banner, Peter Corbeau and Walter Langkowski
- Bard College; Hank McCoy attended this university before he was outed as a Mutant. Jean Grey's father John Grey worked in the history department there.
- Ohio State University; was hit by the Terrigen Mist turning two students into Inhumans. 
The leading technical school; where students excel in math, science, engineering, or programming are;
- M.I.T. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) famous alumni includes Tony Stark, Sunset Bain, Erik Killmonger and Otto Octavius
- CalTech (California Institute of Technology). famous alumni includes Bruce Banner and Reed Richards.
Other famous universities include:
- Empire State University; is an Ivy League but only exists within the Marvel Universe. It's famous alumni ranged from Norman Osborn, Peter Parker, Harry Osborn, Gwen Stacy, Flash Thompson, Chip Martin Hector Ayala, Curt Connors. Even heroes such as Nightmask, Starbrand, Ghost-Spider, and Squirrel Girl
- State University; in Hegeman, New York It's famous alumni includes Reed Richards, Victor von Doom and Ben Grimm
- Metro College; was the choice of many alumni such as Jean Grey, Johnny Storm, Ted Roberts, Misty Knight, Cal Rankin, and Wyatt Wingfoot.
- Grayburn College; was the choice of many alumni such as Kyle Richmond
The United Kingdom have some of the best University's in the world including
- Oxford University some of the famous alumni include T'Challa, Professor Charles Xavier, Mister Sinister and the High Evolutionary
- Cambridge University the famous alumni include Sir Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Alan Turing, Stephen Hawking and Tony Stark.
- Thames University: the famous alumni include Brian Braddock
(See Also: Category:Schools, Category:Students, Category:Scientists, Category:Doctors)
- ↑ X-Men #1
- ↑ Uncanny X-Men #151
- ↑ Avengers: The Initiative #1
- ↑ Avengers Academy #1
- ↑ Fantastic Four #576
- ↑ Avengers Arena #1
- ↑ 7.0 7.1 Infinity: The Hunt #1
- ↑ Infinity: The Hunt #2
- ↑ Wolverine and the X-Men #23
- ↑ Wolverine and the X-Men #20
- ↑ Captain America Vol 5 #27
- ↑ Adam: Legend of the Blue Marvel #1
- ↑ Uncanny X-Men #600
- ↑ Nova Vol 2 #2
- ↑ Civil War II #0
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