1. Harvard University
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Approx. size of each undergraduate class: 1,984
Cost of tuition as of 2023: $52,659
At the top of the list is Harvard University, whose alumni account for 7% of the country’s centi-millionaires.
Some of the biggest technology bigwigs are Harvard alumni, like the co-founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, who had a net worth of $117 billion as of February 17, per Bloomberg.
Meta’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg enrolled at Harvard in 2002 but dropped after founding Facebook. His net worth was $64.2 billion on February 17, Bloomberg said.
Harvard, which is the oldest college in the country, also claims the title of the institution that has produced the largest number of US presidents. Eight of its alumni went on to lead the country: John Adams, John Quincy Adams, John F. Kennedy, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, George Bush, Rutherford B. Hayes, and Barack Obama.