LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 17: Brian May and Roger Taylor of Queen perform live on stage at 02 Arena on January 17, 2015 in London, England.

Plenty of rock stars have honorary college degrees, but how many actually earned their degrees? More than you think and in some surprising fields!

One of those rock stars is Queen guitarist Brian May, who celebrates a birthday today (July 19) and is among the few doctorate recipients in the gallery. Scroll through to see who else pursued higher education!

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