Source: “Investigating The World’s Rich And Powerful” by Jonathan Wai. Duke University

Gregory Douthat’s memoir of his four years in college, Privilege: Harvard and the Education of the Ruling Class, clarifies the above data in some more details: “I thought at the time, and still think now, that Harvard is … an incubator for an American ruling class that is smug, stratified, self-congratulatory, and intellectually adrift.”

See also:

  • The Harvard Billionaire Machine … billionaires attended an elite school because their parents were billionaires who “gave the school large gifts” or top level politicians (“political connections“)
  • Universities Ranked By Billionaire Alumni