Disney University: Artist Creatively Reimagines 16 Classic Characters on a College Campus


Rest assured, animated intellectuals: Monsters University isn’t the only option for cartoons characters seeking a higher education.

Disney University is also accepting applications for heroes, heroines and villains yearning for heated discussions on quantum physics and Greek mythology.

Spanish artist Rubén has created a look and profile (that we first saw on BuzzFeed) for some of Disney’s most iconic characters — as if they were enrolled in college classes in the present-day.

Take out your pencils and study up. These cartoons students will easily be in competition for Most Likely to Succeed:


  • Disney University 1 of 17
    Disney University

    Presenting the Class of 2017

  • Snow White 2 of 17
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    Snow White is a simple girl who loves to sing. She is part of the choir with Aurora and after her lessons, she uses her free time to learn more of computer. Obviously she loves Mac XD.

  • Cinderella 3 of 17
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    Cinderella wants to study botany and she joined the gardening club at the university. She's a very good student and always seems to arrive before 12 to her room.


    Her stepsisters wanted to go to a public university but Cinderella proved to be much smarter than they thought ... Is it because she has a fairy godmother?

  • Ariel 4 of 17
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    The shy new girl in the school. Ariel is in the swimming club of the University waiting for her "surfer" Eric.

  • Eric 5 of 17
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    Eric as a trendy surfer with his surfboard and tattoos.

  • Alice 6 of 17
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    Alice as a freaky bohemian girl whose every moment is spent in an inner-wonderland.

  • Esmeralda 7 of 17
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    Esmeralda has been dancing since she was little. She loves ballet and exotic dances. She love mixing dance styles and for this, usually trains with Aladdin.

  • Aladdin 8 of 17
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    Aladdin practices dance with Esmeralda in the college gym. He has been part of a group of breakdancing and loves dance battles.

  • Pocahontas 9 of 17
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    Pocahontas is an environmentalist who cares for all the animals in the shelter near the university with her friend Kenai. Aurora made ​​a keychain with the shape of raccoon tail to hang on her bag.

  • Kenai 10 of 17
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    Kenai is Pocahontas's best friend. They both love nature and animals.

  • Belle 11 of 17
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    Freaky/nerdy/lovely Belle

  • Mulan 12 of 17
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    China's heroine now as a modern city girl. She is part of the dance team of the university and loves Jay Chou and Wang Lee Hom.

  • Peter Pan 13 of 17
    Peter Pan

    Peter Pan represents the youth looking so funny and friendly with Tinkerbell in his Converse.

  • David 14 of 17
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    David is the best friend of Eric. He loves surfing and diving.

  • Tarzan 15 of 17
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    Tarzan: City skater.

  • Jim 16 of 17
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    The best friend of Tarzan and the second skater in this university, Jim Hawkins is always looking for some kind of "treasure."

  • Hercules 17 of 17
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    Hercules and Beast will be the quarterbacks of this university. They are cool, strong and a little bit arrogant.


 All photos and captions used with permission from Rubén

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