Alma Mater: University of Missouri Major: Advertising Did He Graduate? No. Pitt left school two credits shy of a degree. In his last semester, Pitt, a wannabe art director, started up "Men of Mizzou," a beefcake version of a school calendar, but never finished. Instead he took off for California. "I decided everyone was applying for a job or getting married," Pitt has said, "and I didn't want to do either."