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American Private Universities Dominate UHNW Alumni Rankings
Wealth-X Releases University UHNW Alumni Rankings Special Report
By: PR Newswire
Feb. 21, 2013 01:43 AM
NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wealth-X, the ultra high net worth (UHNW) business development solution for Educational Institutions, Global Private Banks, Luxury Brands and Non-Profits, has released its University UHNW Alumni Rankings Special Report, identifying global universities with the highest UHNW alumni populations.
Harvard University has the largest UHNW alumni population at 2,964. Harvard University is also alma mater to 52 billionaires, the highest count globally. Among the Public Universities, University of Virginia ranks the highest with 499 UHNW alumni.
Gender representation sees MIT with the highest percentage of male UHNW alumni at 98%. Northwestern University has the highest percentage of female UHNW alumni at 15%.
Commenting on the report, David S. Friedman, Wealth-X President, noted, "While it is expected that private universities would lead the rankings, public universities had quite a robust showing. As the report shows, most of the UHNW alumni have self-made fortunes, underscoring how these institutions have served as launching pads for many of the world's most successful entrepreneurs and companies."
Wealth-X CEO, Mykolas D. Rambus added, "Our analysis sheds new light on relationships between UHNW alumni and their almae matres. It reinforces the importance of identifying UHNW alumni for educational institutions, which look to enhance relationships with future major donors."
For the full report please visit: http://www.wealthx.com/articles/2013/university-uhnw-alumni-rankings-special-report
Wealth-X provides detailed intelligence on ultra high net worth (UHNW) individuals globally. The firm's Wealth-X Professional solution is the standard for banking, marketing and not-for-profit professionals working with the ultra affluent. Wealth-X is headquartered in Singapore with offices in all major financial centres.
For more information about Wealth-X, please visit: www.wealthx.com
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