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25 universities that send the most graduates on to careers in Silicon Valley’s top companies, 2017

Well, if you think you need an Ivy League degree to score a top job in Silicon Valley’s coveted tech companies such as Apple, Amazon, Facebook, or Google? Think again.

You will be surprised to know — Of the top ten universities that send the most graduates on to careers in Silicon Valley, none were Ivy League institutions, according to a new analysis by HiringSolved, an online recruiting company.

In fact, the first Ivy appearance didn’t come until number 15th (Cornell University).

Ivy League institutions: Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Princeton, UPenn, and Yale.

In terms of the most-wanted new graduates in 2017. University of California, Berkeley ranks No. 1 in America, followed by Stanford, Carnegie Mellon, the University of Southern California, and UT Austin.

Here are the top 25 universities that send the most graduates on to careers in Silicon Valley’s top companies:

  1. University of California, Berkeley
  2. Stanford University
  3. Carnegie Mellon University
  4. University of Southern California
  5. The University of Texas at Austin
  6. Georgia Institute of Technology
  7. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  8. San Jose State University
  9. University of California, San Diego
  10. Arizona State University
  11. University of Michigan
  12. University of California, Los Angeles
  13. North Carolina State University
  14. California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
  15. Cornell University
  16. University of Waterloo (Canada)
  17. Texas A&M University
  18. University of Washington
  19. Purdue University
  20. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  21. Santa Clara University
  22. University of Phoenix
  23. University of California, Santa Barbara
  24. University of California, Davis
  25. Penn State University
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj

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Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is the CEO and editorial director at CEOWORLD magazine, the leading global business magazine written strictly for CEOs, CFOs, top managers, company directors, investors, senior executives, business leaders, high net worth individuals, and the most globally powerful men and women.
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