14 Celebs Who Are Ivy Leaguers Some of them may surprise you By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff Posted Apr 5, 2014 1:31 PM CDT 15 comments Comments Lupita Nyong'o is a Yalie. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP) (Newser) – Hey, who said stars can't also be smart? PopSugar rounds up 28 celebrities who attended Ivy League schools. A sampling, all of whom graduated: Lupita Nyong'o: Has her master's in drama from Yale. John Legend: Graduated from UPenn with an English degree. Meryl Streep: Got her MFA from Yale's School of Drama. Maggie Gyllenhaal: Both Maggie and brother Jake went to Columbia, but only Maggie graduated; part of her studies: Eastern religions. Connie Britton: She got her degree in Asian studies from Dartmouth. Mindy Kaling: She also has a degree from Dartmouth; hers is in playwriting. Jane Lynch: She has an MFA in theater arts from Cornell. Amanda Peet: She graduated from Columbia. Brooke Shields: She has a degree in French literature from Princeton. Julia Stiles: She has a degree in literature from Columbia. John Krasinski: He has a degree in playwriting from Brown. David Duchovny: He graduated from Princeton, then got a master's at Yale. He even started the PhD program at Yale, but dropped out. Angela Bassett: She has both a bachelor's and a master's degree from Yale. Tommy Lee Jones: He has an English degree from Harvard. Click for the complete list, or check out a teen who made it into every Ivy this year.