University of Birmingham ranked in top 10 universities for producing millionaires

Posted on Wednesday 22nd February 2012

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Research by investment firm Skandia, highlights that 2.7% of the UK's millionaires went to the University of Birmingham. We are 7th in the UK in terms of producing millionaires.

The independent survey of 549 millionaires and multi-millionaires, which recently featured in The Telegraph, also revealed that 65% of those interviewed went to university, with a third qualifying with a Mastes degree. The survey also highlights that 71% of UK-based millionaires 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 (Top 10)

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%)