01/04/2011 08:17 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Where CEOs At America's Largest Companies Went To College

Many universities that are highly ranked by U.S.News & World Report have yielded a significant number of chief executives at the nation's largest corporations.

An analysis of the educational backgrounds of the CEOs of the top 100 companies on this year's Fortune 500 list (the magazine's annual ranking of American corporations based on gross revenue) revealed that the executives had a total of 42 graduate and undergraduate degrees from Ivy League schools, all of which rank in the top 20 of both U.S. News's rankings of Best Colleges and Best Business Schools.

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