Apparently it’s Dr. Princess or Dr. General Leia, or something:

The evidence for Leia’s remarkable educational achievement in a galaxy far, far away comes from George Lucas’ 2004 DVD commentary for “A New Hope”:

But are people really “freaking out”?

Well, one person is … Mark Hamill:

LOL. Princess Leia’s doctorate in whatever was really important, but not so important that Lucas told the cast?

Add Star Wars author Claudia Gray to list of those who didn’t know:

Exit question: How will they warp the canon to fit in this new fact?