Next for James Franco: PhD

He'll start at the University of Houston in September 2012
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 22, 2011 10:01 AM CDT
James Franco Accepted to Doctoral Program
James Franco arrives at the premiere of Universal Pictures' 'Your Highness' at the University of California Santa Barbara on April 1, 2011 in Santa Barbara, California.   (Getty Images)

Another day, another degree for James Franco—and this one will have you calling him Dr. James Franco someday. Yes, the renaissance man has been accepted to the University of Houston’s doctoral program in literature and creative writing and plans to enroll in September 2012, the Chronicle reports. Just 20 of roughly 400 applicants are admitted to the graduate program each year, the director says. Click to see how Stephen Colbert feels about all Franco’s accomplishments. (More James Franco stories.)

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