Vladimir Putin (Education)

President Of Russia

Undergraduate Education: Law

Putin studied at Leningrad State University where he received a degree in law. Putin’s program was a very competitive one to get in to as most people who studied there were coming out of the army and were much older than him. For Putin, and other students coming out of high school only one in 40 people received and offer of admission. Putin claims to have taken his studies very seriously during university and classified sports and everything else as secondary. Putin also joined the Communist Party of the Soviet Union during university. He went on to work at the KGB after graduating university.