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One elite U.S. college has earned the distinction of being the top billionaire-producing university. Find out which colleges award the most degrees to the world's uber-wealthy.

Have you ever wondered where — or if — the world’s billionaires attend college?

According to research firm Wealth-X, a large majority (70 percent) of the world’s 2,473 ultrawealthy citizens earned a college degree. And when it comes time for a future billionaire to pick a university to attend, one school tops them all — Harvard University.

According to a Wealth X billionaire study, which was released last month, the elite Massachusetts university has awarded twice as many degrees to today’s billionaires (134) as its closest runner-up, Stanford (67).

CNBC asked Wealth-X to crunch the numbers and produce a list of the top 19 colleges for future billionaires. We’ve highlighted the top 10 universities from that list below:

  1. Harvard University: 134 degrees awarded to today’s billionaires
  2. Stanford University: 67
  3. University of Pennsylvania: 54
  4. Columbia University: 43
  5. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: 31
  6. Cornell University: 26
  7. University of Southern California: 24
  8. Yale University: 23
  9. University of Chicago: 22
  10. New York University: 22

Of course, as CNBC notes, “While we can’t promise billionaire status if you attend one of these institutions, it can’t hurt your odds.”

Click here to see CNBC’s complete list of 19 billionaire colleges.

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