What You Need to Know About Kanye West's Honorary Doctorate From the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

College dropout Kanye West will soon get a doctorate degree from one of the most prestigious art schools in the country. And he’s secured it without ever having to take a single class. During an interview with Clique TV last week, ‘Ye revealed he is getting an honorary doctorate from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Complex just received more information about the honorary doctorate. Kanye will join an elite group of figures who have greatly contributed in the areas of art, design, and culture. Since 1938, SAIC has awarded honorary doctorates to people like Yoko Ono, Jeff Koons, Patti Smith, Ed Harris, and Marina Abramovic. Kanye’s prolific career as an award-winning artist, producer, director, designer, and entrepreneur make him the perfect addition to this prestigious group.