What College Did Albert Einstein Attend?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 4, 2020 9:25:20 PM ET
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Albert Einstein attended college at the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School, later renamed the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in 1911, following official designation 2 years earlier as a university. Despite ultimately proving tremendously intelligent, Einstein showed little promise as a serious student. Einstein applied for the university without a high school diploma, and received acceptance on the basis of his math and physics skills.