The “” star, who plays Eleven on ’s supernatural hit series, is an online student at Purdue University, joining the likes of quarterback great Drew Brees, first moonwalker Neil Armstrong and popcorn magnate Orville Redenbacher the West Lafayette, Indiana, school.
Brown is studying human services, where “you learn about the system and how to help young people,” shein its September cover story.
The British actor turned 18 in February. While her choice for higher learning might come as a surprise, Purdue does have one obvious connection to the star. “” pointed out that Purdue’s campus in Indiana is in the same state her long-running hit series “is famously based in.” (But most of the show .)
In December, “Stranger Things” co-star Noah Schnapp, who plays Will Byers, announcedto the University of Pennsylvania.
Brown is splitting her time between London and Atlanta, according to Allure, so she may not be attending any Purdue home football games.