Top 10 Colleges for Tech CEOs

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

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7. University of Texas, Austin (Tied)

Austin is already known as the annual spring break spot for nerds. The Texas city is where techies go for the South by Southwest Interactive festival, where panel discussions blur with partying downtown.

The university there has had some high-powered students. Bob Beauchamp, the CEO, chairman and president of BMC Software, got his undergraduate degree from the school. Michael Dell, the founder and CEO of computer maker Dell, dropped out.

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