List of universities by number of billionaire alumni

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Counting all degrees, Harvard University comes in first place in terms of the total number of billionaire alumni. The University of Pennsylvania comes in first if only bachelor's degrees are counted, according to the most recent 2022 Forbes report.[1] Harvard also ranks first in the number of ultra-high net worth alumni with assets greater than $30 million. Harvard's total number of ultra-high net worth alumni is more than twice that of the next highest ranking institution, Stanford. These figures have not been adjusted for the relative size of these institutions.

The list is dominated by US universities, which account for all of the global top 10 universities by number of billionaire alumni.[2]

Global top 10 universities by number of billionaire alumni per Wealth-X 2018[2][edit]

Rank University Number
1 United States Harvard University 188
2 United States Stanford University 74
3 United States University of Pennsylvania 64
4 United States Columbia University 53
5 United States Massachusetts Institute of Technology 38
6 United States Cornell University 35
7 United States Yale University 31
8 United States University of Southern California 29
9 United States University of Miami 29
10 United States University of Chicago 26

Global top 20 universities by number of ultra high net worth alumni (>$30 million) per Wealth-X 2019[3][edit]

Rank University Number Combined wealth
1 United States Harvard University 13,650 $4,769 billion
2 United States Stanford University 5,580 $2,899 billion
3 United States University of Pennsylvania 5,575 $1,780 billion
4 United States Columbia University 3,925 $1,501 billion
5 United States New York University 3,380 $712 billion
6 United States Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2,785 $990 billion
7 United Kingdom University of Cambridge 2,760 $390 billion
8 United States Northwestern University 2,725 $389 billion
9 United States University of Southern California 2,645 $548 billion
10 United States University of Chicago 2,405 $707 billion
11 United States Yale University 2,400 $777 billion
12 United States University of California, Berkeley 2,385 $760 billion
13 United Kingdom University of Oxford 2,290 $349 billion
14 United States Cornell University 2,245 $483 billion
15 United States University of Texas at Austin 2,195 $463 billion
16 United States Princeton University 2,180 $1,126 billion
17 United States University of Notre Dame 2,085 $179 billion
18 United States University of Miami 1,970 $691 billion
19 FranceSingaporeUnited Arab EmiratesUnited States INSEAD 1,965 $356 billion
20 United States University of California, Los Angeles 1,945 $375 billion

Global top 20 universities by number of ultra high net worth alumni (>$30 million) per Altrata 2022[4][5][6][edit]

Rank University Number
1 United States Harvard University 17,660
2 United States Stanford University 7,972
3 United States University of Pennsylvania 7,517
4 United States Columbia University 5,528
5 United States New York University 5,214
6 United States Northwestern University 4,354
7 United Kingdom University of Cambridge 4,149
8 United States Massachusetts Institute of Technology 4,089
9 United States Yale University 3,654
10 Singapore National University of Singapore 3,653
11 United States University of Southern California 3,594
12 United States University of Chicago 3,588
13 United States University of Texas System 3,407
14 United Kingdom University of Oxford 3,356
15 United States Princeton University 3,173
16 United States Cornell University 2,911
17 United States University of California, Los Angeles 2,906
18 United States University of Michigan 2,881
19 United States University of Notre Dame 2,804
20 FranceSingaporeUnited Arab EmiratesUnited States INSEAD 2,625

Global top 20 universities by number of billionaire undergraduate alumni per Wealth-X 2014[7][8][9][10][11][12][edit]

Rank University Number
1 United States University of Pennsylvania 25
2 United States Harvard University 22
3 United States Yale University 20
4 United States University of Southern California 16
5 United States Princeton University 14
5 United States Cornell University 14
5 United States Stanford University 14
8 United States University of California, Berkeley 12
8 India University of Mumbai 12
10 United Kingdom London School of Economics and Political Science 11
10 Russia Moscow State University 11
12 United States Dartmouth College 10
12 United States University of Michigan 10
12 United States University of Texas System 10
15 United States Duke University 9
15 United States New York University 9
17 United States Columbia University 8
17 United States Brown University 8
19 United States Massachusetts Institute of Technology 7
20 Switzerland ETH Zurich 6

Global top 11 universities by number of undergraduate billionaire alumni per Forbes 2021[13][edit]

Rank University Number Total Net Worth
1 United States University of Pennsylvania 29 $284.8 billion
2 United States Harvard University 28 $207 billion
2 United States Stanford University 28 $124.4 billion
4 United States Yale University 21 $140.8 billion
5 India University of Mumbai 20 $162.8 billion
6 United States Cornell University 18 $65.1 billion
7 United States University of Southern California 15 $58.5 billion
8 United States Massachusetts Institute of Technology 14 $104 billion
9 United States Columbia University 11 $40.9 billion
9 United States Princeton University 11 $288.4 billion
9 United States University of California, Berkeley 11 $82.6 billion

Top 12 US universities by number of undergraduate alumni† on 2021 Forbes 400 list[14][edit]

Rank University Number
1 United States Harvard University 15
2 United States University of Pennsylvania 14
3 United States Stanford University 12
3 United States Yale University 12
5 United States University of Southern California 10
6 United States Cornell University 9
7 United States Princeton University 8
8 United States Columbia University 7
8 United States University of Michigan 7
10 United States Duke University 6
10 United States University of California, Berkeley 6
10 United States Dartmouth College 6

Top 11 US universities by number of undergraduate alumni† on 2022 Forbes 400 list[15][edit]

Rank University Number
1 United States University of Pennsylvania 17
2 United States Harvard University 11
3 United States Yale University 11
3 United States University of Southern California 10
5 United States Stanford University 9
6 United States Princeton University 8
7 United States Columbia University 7
7 United States Cornell University 7
7 United States University of Michigan 7
10 United States Dartmouth College 6
10 United States New York University 6

† Includes only those alumni who received undergraduate degrees

Top 8 US universities by share of centi-millionaires (>$100 million) per Henley & Partners[16][edit]

Rank University Share
1 United States Harvard University 7%
2 United States Massachusetts Institute of Technology 5%
2 United States Stanford University 5%
3 United States University of Pennsylvania 4%
3 United States Columbia University 4%
3 United States Yale University 4%
7 United States Cornell University 3%
7 United States Princeton University 3%

† Includes only U.S. residents worth more than $100 million

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