Birmingham in top 10 UK universities for producing millionaires

Posted on Wednesday 22nd February 2012

The University of Birmingham has been rated among the top 10 UK universities for producing millionaires.

Research by investment firm Skandia highlights that 2.7 per cent of the UK’s millionaires went to University of Birmingham, placing Birmingham 7th overall. 

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The independent survey of 549 millionaires and multi-millionaires, which recently featured in The Telegraph, also revealed that 65 per cent of those interviewed went to university, with a third achieving a Masters. The survey of UK based millionaires also highlights that 71 per cent attended state school.

Both University of Birmingham and Aston University are featured in the list; placing two West Midlands universities in the top 10.  Others on the list include Oxford, Cambridge, St Andrews, Imperial, Manchester and Bristol.

Universities attended by the millionaires
Universities attended by the millionaires:   
 University of London  10.9 % 
 University of Oxford   7.8%
 University of Cambridge  5.5%
 University of Leeds  3.9%
 University of Manchester  3.5%
 University of St. Andrews   3.5%
 University of Birmingham  2.7%
 University of Bristol  2.3%
 University of Edinburgh  2.3%
 Aston University  2%
 University of Liverpool  2%
 The Open University   1.6%
 University of Glasgow  1.6%
 Outside UK  7.8%
 Other  42.6%