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Top 10 Colleges for Tech CEOs

By Bloomberg Rankings - 2013-08-29T14:47:58Z

Photograph by Barry Winiker

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Revenge of the Nerds

Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg have shown that you don't need to graduate from college in order to lead a giant technology company. But they're the exceptions.

Bloomberg Rankings analyzed the alma maters of 250 chief executive officers of U.S. tech companies with a market value of more than $1 billion. The Ivy Leagues placed high on the list of undergraduate schools, including a certain New England university that Gates and Zuckerberg didn't bother to finish.

Here are the top 10 undergrad colleges where tech CEOs studied, coded and coded some more.

(For our methodology, see the last slide.)