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Colleges With CEO Alumni

“If you don’t do better in school, you won’t get into a good college.”

This stern warning is intoned by parents the world over as they shake their heads over a disappointing report cards dotted with Cs and Ds. While this admonition is surely true, many parents aren’t sure what constitutes a “good school.” Most believe it’s one with name recognition — and not much else.

One way a school can distinguish itself is by the track record of its graduates. Indeed, what is a better gauge of a school’s quality than what its alumni achieve after they graduate?

Recently, compensation data provider Equilar.com ranked the colleges and universities that have awarded degrees to Fortune 100 executives. CNBC.com looked at the top 10 colleges on its list, and tracked the number of graduates who went on to become prestigious CEOs.

So, which colleges have produced notable CEO alumni? Click ahead and find out.

By Daniel Bukszpan
Posted 20 September 2011

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