Paul L. Caron

Sunday, November 3, 2019

The Top Five Graduate Schools For This Year’s Forbes 400

The Top Five Graduate Schools For This Year’s Forbes 400:

Forbes 400Going to graduate school could boost your earnings—to the tune of billions. Despite a few famous dropouts like Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg, nearly 80% of the billionaires on this year’s Forbes 400 list have a college diploma. And 40% of them even stuck around for graduate degrees. ...

54% of the Forbes 400 members with graduate degrees went to just a handful of schools. Here are the five grad schools that the most Forbes 400 members attended.

  1. Harvard (31):  26 MBA, 4 JD (David Bonderman, Sumner Redstone, Paul Singer, Mortimer Zuckerman), MLA
  2. Stanford (25):  15 MBA, 3 MBA/JD (Riley Bechtel, Orlando Bravo, Penny Pritzker), 2 MCIS, 2 MEE, 2 Ph.D. CIS, 1 MSIE
  3. Columbia (12):  7 MBA, 2 JD (Richard LeFrak, Rob Walton), 1 MCIS, 1 MEcon, 1 MSIE
  4. Pennsylvania (8):  8 MBA
  5. Northwestern (5):  1 MBA, 4 JD (Neil Bluhm, Daniel Pritzker, J.B. Pritzker, Mark Walter)

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