Millie Bobby Brown to study at a University located in the same state as where Netflix’s Stranger Things is based

Watch more of our videos on Shots! 
and live on Freeview channel 276
Visit Shots! now

This article contains affiliate links. We may earn a small commission on items purchased through this article, but that does not affect our editorial judgement.

Millie Bobby Brown will be attending the same University as moonwalker Neil Armstrong.

Millie Bobby Brown has enrolled as an online student at Purdue University in Indiana.

Actress, 18, who is best known for her role as Eleven in Netflix’s Stranger Things, is set to study human services, which provides students with the opportunity to pursue careers in counselling, social work and youth development.

Hide Ad
Hide Ad

She told Allure that she wants to be able to help other young people with her career choices.

“Ultimately, all I wanted to do within my career is help young girls and young people out there know that I, too, go through things. I’m not this perfect person that is selling skin-care products and [who is] in Stranger Things. I absolutely have made wrong decisions,” Millie said.

Netflix shed almost one million subscribers during the spring amid tougher competition and soaring inflation squeezing household budgets.Netflix shed almost one million subscribers during the spring amid tougher competition and soaring inflation squeezing household budgets.
Netflix shed almost one million subscribers during the spring amid tougher competition and soaring inflation squeezing household budgets.

Millie’s chosen University is located in the same state where Stranger Things is based - despite the long-running hit series being filmed in Georgia.

The University website says: “The Human Services curriculum is designed to provide students with knowledge and theory in human development and family studies, skills for working with children, adults, and families, and program evaluation skills.”

Hide Ad
Hide Ad

The likes of Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, also attended the University and is listed as an alumni.

Stranger Things with Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven.Stranger Things with Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven.
Stranger Things with Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven.

Millie will be splitting her time between London and Atlanta throughout her studies, rather than living the normal college life.

She believes that all young people deserve equal rights and the opportunity to have an education. The 18-year-old is encouraging others to pursue their dreams, having been just eight when she began auditioning for roles in Hollywood.

Noah Schnapp and best friend Millie Bobby Brown (Pic:Getty)Noah Schnapp and best friend Millie Bobby Brown (Pic:Getty)
Noah Schnapp and best friend Millie Bobby Brown (Pic:Getty) | Getty Images

At age 10, a casting director told Millie she wouldn’t make it in the industry because she was “too mature”.

Hide Ad
Hide Ad

However, just three months later she defied naysayers by landing her globally recognised role as Eleven in Netflix’s Stranger Things.

Co-star Noah Schnapp, who plays Will Byers, recently announced he has been accepted to the University of Pennsylvania.

Related topics:

Comment Guidelines

National World encourages reader discussion on our stories. User feedback, insights and back-and-forth exchanges add a rich layer of context to reporting. Please review our Community Guidelines before commenting.