He then left to attend graduate school on a scholarship at Harvard University, where he earned an M.A. in economics. Obama's parents divorced in March 1964. Obama Sr. returned to Kenya in 1964, where he married for a third time and worked for the Kenyan government as the Senior Economic Analyst in the Ministry of Finance.
Barack Obama attended Occidental College in Los Angeles, California for two years before transferring to Columbia University in New York, where he earned a degree in political science; he later studied law at Harvard Law School.
Obama started a close relationship with his maternal grandparents. In 1965, his mother remarried to Lolo Soetoro from Indonesia. Two years later, Dunham took Obama with her to Indonesia to reunite him with his stepfather. In 1971, Obama returned to Honolulu to attend Punahou School, from which he graduated in 1979.
Obama went to Occidental College in California and transferred to Columbia University in 1981 where he graduated in 1983. In 2005 Columbia proudly profiled him in their college magazine "Columbia College Today."
He completed his undergraduate studies at Columbia University in 1983, and attended law school at Harvard, and graduated from there in 1991.
No, Barack Obama did not go to college in Hawaii. He attended college at Occidental College in Los Angeles, Columbia College in New York City, and Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
"The people that went to school with (Barack Obama), they never saw him, they don't know who he is." — Donald Trump on Thursday, February 10th, 2011 in a speech at the CPAC conference
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