In the U.S., educational records are considered private and confidential. The general public is not entitled to access the educational records of any president, including Barack Obama. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act limits access to educational records, outside of legal guidelines, unless the student signs a release.Continue Reading
Under the limitations of FERPA, schools cannot confirm whether a degree was awarded without written consent. Neither are they allowed to disclose any details included in student records, such as test scores, courses, grades or academic awards.
President Obama supported himself while earning his bachelor's degree from Columbia University. He also went on to earn a degree from Harvard Law School.Learn more about Public Records