U.S. Congress

112th Congress Senators


86 Senators
Senator
College
Highest Degree
Subject
Previous Job\Career
Daniel Akaka(D-HI)1
Lamar Alexander(R-TN)New York University ('65) & Vanderbilt ('62)DoctorateLawUniversity President1
Kelly Ayotte(R-NH)Villanova ('93) & Penn State ('90)DoctorateLawLawyer5
John Barrasso(R-WY)Georgetown ('78, '74)DoctorateMedicineDoctor2
Michael Bennet(D-CO)Yale ('90) & Wesleyan University ('87)DoctorateLawLawyer2
Jeff Bingaman(D-NM)1
Richard Blumenthal(D-CT)Yale ('73) & Harvard ('67)DoctorateLawLawyer1
Roy Blunt(R-MO)Missouri State ('72) & Southwest Baptist University ('70)MastersPolitical ScienceUniversity President2
John Boozman(R-AR)Southern College of Optometry ('77) & Arkansas ('73)DoctorateOptometryDoctor1
Barbara Boxer(D-CA)Long Island Brooklyn ('62)BachelorsEconomicsStock Broker3
Scott Brown(R-MA)42
Sherrod Brown(D-OH)Ohio State ('81, '79) & Yale ('74)MastersEducationTeacher4
Richard Burr(R-NC)Wake Forest ('74)BachelorsManager2
Maria Cantwell(D-WA)Miami ('80)BachelorsGovernmentManager1
Ben Cardin(D-MD)Maryland ('67) & Pittsburgh ('64)DoctorateLawLawyer3
Tom Carper(D-DE)Delaware ('75) & Ohio State ('68)MastersBusinessNavy Captain1
Daniel Coats(R-IN)Indiana ('71) & Wheaton College ('65)DoctorateLawGovernment Employee1
Tom Coburn(R-OK)Oklahoma ('83) & Oklahoma State ('70)DoctorateMedicineDoctor13
Thad Cochran(R-MS)Mississippi ('65, '59, '59)DoctorateLawLawyer1
Susan Collins(R-ME)St. Lawrence University ('75)BachelorsPolitical ScienceState Employee21
Kent Conrad(D-ND)1
Chris Coons(D-DE)Yale ('92, '92) & Massachusetts Amherst ('85)DoctorateLawLawyer1
Bob Corker(R-TN)Tennessee ('74)BachelorsBusinessReal Estate Agent34
John Cornyn(R-TX)Virginia ('95), Saint Mary's Texas ('77) & Trinity ('73)DoctorateLawJudge3
Mike Crapo(R-ID)Harvard ('77) & Brigham Young ('73)DoctorateLawLawyer2
Jim DeMint(R-SC)12
Dick Durbin(D-IL)Georgetown ('69, '66, '66)DoctorateLawLawyer17
Mike Enzi(R-WY)Denver ('68) & George Washington ('66)MastersFinancialFinancial Worker4
Dianne Feinstein(D-CA)Stanford ('55)BachelorsHistoryManager15
Al Franken(D-MN)Harvard ('73)BachelorsPolitical ScienceRadio Host74
Kirsten Gillibrand(D-NY)UCLA ('91) & Dartmouth ('88)DoctorateLawLawyer35
Lindsey Graham(R-SC)University of South Carolina ('81, '77)DoctorateLawLawyer20
Chuck Grassley(R-IA)Northern Iowa ('56, '55)MastersPolitical ScienceTeacher6
Orrin Hatch(R-UT)Pittsburgh ('62) & Brigham Young ('59)DoctorateLawLawyer1
Dean Heller(R-NV)Southern California ('85)BachelorsBusinessStock Broker1
John Hoeven(R-ND)Northwestern ('81) & Dartmouth ('79)MastersBusinessCEO15
Kay Bailey Hutchison(R-TX)4
James Inhofe(R-OK)Tulsa ('73)BachelorsEconomicsPresident67
Daniel Inouye(D-HI)6
Johnny Isakson(R-GA)University of Georgia ('66)BachelorsBusinessCEO1
Ron Johnson(R-WI)Minnesota ('79, '77)BachelorsAccountingFinancial Worker1
Bob Casey Jr.(D-PA)Catholic University of America ('88) & College of the Holy Cross ('82)DoctorateLawLawyer1
Mark Kirk(R-IL)Georgetown ('92), London School of Economics ('82) & Cornell ('81)DoctorateLawLawyer2
Amy Klobuchar(D-MN)University of Chicago ('85) & Yale ('82)DoctorateLawLawyer10
Herb Kohl(D-WI)2
Jon Kyl(R-AZ)1
Patrick Leahy(D-VT)Georgetown ('64) & Saint Michael's College ('61)DoctorateLawLawyer1
Mike Lee(R-UT)Brigham Young ('97, '94)DoctorateLawLawyer3
Joe Lieberman(I-CT)3
Richard Lugar(R-IN)29
Joe Manchin(D-WV)West Virginia ('70)BachelorsBusinessSmall Business Owner5
John McCain(R-AZ)United States Naval Academy ('58)BachelorsLiberal ArtsNavy Captain214
Claire McCaskill(D-MO)Missouri ('77, '75)DoctorateLawGovernment Employee4
Mitch McConnell(R-KY)Kentucky ('67) & Louisville ('64)DoctorateLawGovernment Employee158
Bob Menendez(D-NJ)Rutgers ('79)DoctorateLawAuthor1
Jeff Merkley(D-OR)Princeton ('82) & Stanford ('79)MastersPublic PolicyGovernment Employee11
Barbara Mikulski(D-MD)Maryland ('65) & Mount Saint Agnes ('58)MastersSocial ServicesProfessor1
Jerry Moran(R-KS)Kansas ('81, '76)DoctorateLawProfessor1
Lisa Murkowski(R-AK)Willamette University ('85) & Georgetown ('80)DoctorateLawLawyer3
Patty Murray(D-WA)Washington State ('72)BachelorsEducationProfessor2
Ben Nelson(D-NE)3
Bill Nelson(D-FL)Virginia ('68), Yale ('65) & Florida ('63)DoctorateLawLawyer37
Rand Paul(R-KY)Duke ('88) & Baylor ('84)DoctorateOptometryDoctor65
John Podesta0
Bernie Sanders(D-VT)University of Chicago ('64)BachelorsPolitical ScienceProfessor1958
Rob Portman(R-OH)Michigan ('84) & Dartmouth ('79)DoctorateLawGovernment Employee22
Jack Reed(D-RI)Harvard ('82, '73) & United States Military Academy ('71)DoctorateLawLawyer1
Harry Reid(D-NV)George Washington ('64), Utah State ('61) & Southern Utah ('59)DoctorateLawGovernment Employee74
Jim Risch(R-ID)Idaho ('68, '65)DoctorateLawTeacher1
Pat Roberts(R-KS)Kansas State ('58)BachelorsJournalismJournalist9
Marco Rubio(R-FL)Miami ('96) & Florida ('93)DoctorateLawLawyer28
Brian Schatz(D-HI)Pomona College ('94)BachelorsPhilosophyTeacher2
Jeanne Shaheen(D-NH)Mississippi ('73) & Shippensburg University ('69)MastersSocial ServicesProfessor1
Richard Shelby(R-AL)University of Alabama ('63, '57)DoctorateLawLawyer2
Olympia Snowe(R-ME)2
Debbie Stabenow(D-MI)Michigan State ('75, '72)MastersSocial ServicesSocial Worker3
Jon Tester(D-MT)University of Great Falls ('78)BachelorsMusicFarmers5
John Thune(R-SD)South Dakota ('84) & Biola University ('83)MastersBusinessManager3
Pat Toomey(R-PA)Harvard ('84)BachelorsPolitical ScienceSmall Business Owner8
Tom Udall(D-NM)New Mexico ('77), Cambridge ('75), Prescott ('70, '70)DoctorateLawTrial Lawyer1
David Vitter(R-LA)Tulane ('88), Oxford University ('85) & Harvard ('83)DoctorateLawProfessor41
Mark Warner(D-VA)Harvard ('80) & George Washington ('77)DoctorateLawEntrepreneur2
Jim Webb(D-VA)1
Sheldon Whitehouse(D-RI)Virginia ('82) & Yale ('78)DoctorateLawUnited States Attorney3
Roger Wicker(R-MS)Mississippi ('75, '73, '73)DoctorateLawLawyer2
Ron Wyden(D-OR)Oregon ('74) & Stanford ('71)DoctorateLawProfessor2