- Associated Press - Friday, February 13, 2015

Harvard produced the most graduates who were CEOs at their time of their companies’ market debuts in 2014, according to Equilar, an executive compensation data firm.

Only companies that raised over $100 million through their IPOs are included in the data. The list includes both undergraduate and graduate institutions.

Harvard has led the rankings for three straight years. The table below shows the schools that produced two or more CEOs that went on to lead on IPO. A further 70 schools produced one CEO each.

InstitutionNo. of CEOs who led IPOs in 2014
Harvard7
Columbia3
Stanford University3
Texas Tech University3
University of North Carolina3
George Washington University2
Miami University of Ohio2
Michigan State University2
Northwestern University2
Pennsylvania State University2
Texas A&M; University2
State University of New York at Albany2
Villanova University2
University of Pennsylvania2

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