John Kerry (Education)

United States Secretary Of State

Undergraduate Education: Political Science
Graduate Education: Law

Kerry enrolled at Yale University where he was a political science major. At Yale, Kerry was on the school’s soccer team and was a member of the Fence Club fraternity. Kerry was also the President of the Liberal Party of the Yale Political Union and a member of the Skull and Bones Secret Society. Kerry graduated Yale with a 77 percent average though he was a student who improved over time as he received a 71 in his freshman year and an 81 during his senior year. After Yale Kerry served in the Vietnam War where he served with honors. Once Kerry got out of the army he enrolled at Boston University’s Law School. During his time at law school, Kerry was a student prosecutor in the office of the District Attorney of Middlesex County. After he graduated he continued to work there fulltime.