Where did Martin Luther King, Jr. go to school?


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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. received a B.A. in sociology from Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA. Next, he attended Crozer Theological Seminary in Chester, Penn., and later received a doctorate degree from Boston University.

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had been an exceptional student since he was a child attending Yonge Street Elementary School in Atlanta. For high school, he attended Booker T. Washington High, also in Atlanta. Due to his good grades, King skipped two years of high school and was able to enroll at Morehouse College at only 15 years old.

During his college career, King informally attended classes at other universities close to his alma maters. While attending college in Pennsylvania, King took classes at the University of Pennsylvania. In Boston, he also studied at Harvard University in Cambridge.

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