According to Times Higher Education statistics, these world recognized institutions can boast of a large number of billionaires they have produced as alumni.
If you aspire to be a world recognized billionaire in the near future, here are 10 universities that could help you realize your dreams.
1. Harvard University
Harvard University was established in 1636. It has maintained history, influence, and wealth that has made it one of the world's most prestigious universities.
The institution which is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning research among developing leaders has a total of 35 billionaire graduates who are worth $309.1 billion.
Harvard notable alumni include Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Barrack Obama.
2. Columbia University
Columbia University was ranked 3rd among U.S. national universities for 2016 by Wall Street Journal Times Higher Education and first among Ivy League universities.
It is the third most wanted college in the United States behind Harvard and Stanford. Columbia has produced 12 billionaire graduates with a total wealth worth $171.7 billion.
Columbia University notable alumni include, Alicia Keys, Katie Holmes
3. Stanford University
The university is also one of the top fundraising institutions in the United States. It is the first school to raise more than a billion dollars in a year. It produced 10 graduates who are worth $149.2 billion.
Stanford faculty and alumni have founded a large number of companies that produce more than $2.7 trillion in annual revenue. 30 living billionaires, 17 astronauts, and 20 Turing Award laureates are proud to call this school their Alma mater.
The institution has notable alumni like Tiger Woods, Jordan Morris.
4. Cornell University
Cornell was founded in 1865 to teach and make contributions in all fields of knowledge. It is a large and primarily residential research university with a very competitive admission.
Cornell alumni are noted for their accomplishments in public, professional, and corporate life. Recently, it produced 9 billionaire graduates who are worth $38.9 billion.
5. University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania is one of 14 founding members of the Association of the American university. It is the fourth oldest institution in the United States as well as the first university with both undergraduate and graduate studies.
It pioneered the nation's first medical school in 1765, university teaching hospital in 1874, world's first school of business, in 1881. It was also the the first university to award a PhD to an African-American woman.
The university has graduated many notable alumni, including US president elect, Donald Trump and the American singer John Legend. It has produced 9 billionaire graduates who are worth $82.6 billion.
6. Yale University
Yale University was founded in 1701 as the third oldest institution of higher education in the Unites States.
The university's assets include an endowment valued at $25.6 billion as of September 2015, as the second largest of any educational institution.
Yale has graduated many notable alumni, including 5 US Presidents, 19 US Supreme Court justices, 13 living billionaires. Also it has produced 9 billionaire graduates who are worth $45.4 billion
7. New York University
New York University is a private non-profit, non-sectarian research university based in New York City. It was founded in 1831; NYU is considered one of the world’s most influential and foremost research universities.
Some of her notable alumni include Lady Gaga and Angelina Jolie.
The institution has been able to produce 7 billionaire graduates with a total wealth worth $64 billion.
8. University of southern California
The University of Southern California is a private research university founded in 1880 with its main campus in Los Angeles, California and it has contributed approximately $5 billion annually to the economy of California.
The institution recently produced 7 billionaire graduates who are worth $27.1 billion.
9. University of Michigan
The University of Michigan, frequently referred to as Michigan, was founded in 1817. It is also the state’s oldest university.
It has produced 6 graduates who are worth $68.3 billion.
10. University of Texas
University of Texas is a public research university which was founded in 1881. It houses seven museums and seventeen libraries, making it the seventh-largest academic library in the country.
The university has graduated a total of 5 billionaire graduates with a combined wealth of $39.3 billion.
It is not bad to have the next world known billionaire from Nigeria, the choice is yours as you pick one of these institutions to explore your dreams.