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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

College Rankings by Billionaire Alumni

One BillionWEALTH-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2014:

Of the top 20 most popular schools for billionaires – in terms of the number of billionaires who have obtained their bachelor’s degree at these institutions – 16 were in the United States.

Rank

School

No. of Billionaires

1

Penn

25

2

Harvard

22

3

Yale

20

4

USC

16

5

Cornell

14

5

Princeton

14

5

Stanford

14

8

UC-Berkeley

12

8

Mumbai

12

10

London School of Econ.

11

10

Moscow State U.

11

12

Dartmouth

10

12

Michigan

10

12

Texas

10

15

Duke

9

15

NYU

9

17

Brown

8

17

Columbia

8

19

MIT

7

20

ETH Zurich

6

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Comments

As far as I have been able to make out, this list does nothing to differentiate between graduates who made billions and graduates who inherited billions (who have a way of getting into top schools regardless of aptitude), rendering it rather pointless.

Posted by: Unemployed Northeastern | Sep 24, 2014 7:38:44 AM

I wouldn't want to be a Russian billionaire right now...

Posted by: Andy Patterson | Sep 24, 2014 8:07:44 AM

What about billionaires per alumni?

Posted by: Ballin | Sep 25, 2014 10:37:41 AM