Business schools with the most billionaire alumni

Business schools with the most billionaire alumni Harvard Business School's MBA program has produced more billionaires than any other business school,according to a recent report from Wealth-X.

With 64 billionaire MBA alumni, the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based school has nearly three times as many as runner up Stanford University. Seven of the top 10 business schools with the most billionaire alumni are based in the U.S.. Three of them are Ivy League colleges. View the top 10 above, along with the number of billionaire MBA alumni and notable billionaire alumni.

Wealth-X highlighted Philip Knight, who founded Nike Inc. after earning his MBA at Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1962.

While the recent Wealth-X study focused on MBA programs, several of those colleges also appear on the list of schools with the most billionaire undergraduate alumni, released by Wealth-X in October. University of Pennsylvania took the top spot on that list, with 25 billionaire undergraduate alumni, followed by Harvard University.

There are 2,325 billionaires in the world, with a combined net worth of $7.3 trillion, according to the Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2014. Europe is home to more billionaires than any other continent, while the United States has more billionaires than any other country. New York City has the largest population of billionaires of any city.

10. London Business School (London)
Number of billionaire alumni: 4 | Notable billionaire alumnus: Kumar Mangalam Birla

9. University of Southern California (Los Angeles)
Number of billionaire alumni: 5 | Notable billionaire alumnus: Ivan Glasenberg

8. International Institute for Management Development (Lausanne, Switzerland)
Number of billionaire alumni: 5 | Notable billionaire alumnus: Susanne Hanna Ursula Klatten

7. New York University (New York)
Number of billionaire alumni: 7 | Notable billionaire alumnus: Forrest Edward Mars,

6. INSEAD (Fontainebleau, France; Singapore campus is pictured)
Number of billionaire alumni: 9 | Notable billionaire alumnus: Gregoire de Spoelberch

5. University of Chicago (Chicago)
Number of billionaire alumni: 10 | Notable billionaire alumnus: David Gilbert Booth

4. University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)
Number of billionaire alumni: 12 | Notable billionaire alumnus: Ronald Own Perelma

3. Columbia University (New York)
Number of billionaire alumni: 14 | Notable billionaire alumnus: Kwong Ching Woo

2. Stanford University (Stanford)
Number of billionaire alumni: 23 | Notable billionaire alumnus: Philip Knight

1. Harvard University (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
Number of billionaire alumni: 64 | Notable billionaire alumnus: Jorge Paulo Lemann




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