The Art of Getting By actress was enrolled as a freshman at Sarah Lawrence College in New York but will take an indefinite leave, reports Life & Style.
"Due to work commitments, Emma has had to defer her college experience," a rep for the 19-year-old confirmed.
A source told the publication that Roberts is also keen to be with rumoured boyfriend and Glee star Chord Overstreet, adding: "Emma's in love and wants to spend time with Chord. You can't blame her!"
Roberts recently said that she has matured as an actress over the past several years and is enjoying the chance to explore more "adult" roles as she gets older.
She has insisted that she is not concerned with the commercial success of a film and instead chooses roles she likes from both indie and mainstream offerings.
Watch the trailer for The Art of Getting By below: