UVa Has Highest Percentage of "Self Made" Billionaires

By: News Email
By: News Email

April 26, 2013

The University of Virginia boasts some pretty wealthy alumni. In fact, it has the highest percentage of "self-made" billionaire alumni in the U.S.

In the UK daily mail's "Rich List" of colleges with the wealthiest alumni, UVa ranked 11th and it's the highest ranked public university on the list, with nearly 500 super-wealthy alumni worth a total of 31 billion dollars.

UVa also has the highest percentage of "self-made" super-wealthy alumni with 78 percent.

Harvard tops the overall list of wealthy alumni, with 52 billionaires.


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