Oxford University Tops UK's Ultra Wealthy Alumni List

Wealth-X, the ultra high net worth (UHNW) business development solution for Educational Institutions, Global Private Banks, Luxury Brands and Non-Profits, has released its UK University UHNW Alumni Rankings Special Report.

The report identifies universities in the United Kingdom that have the highest UHNW alumni populations.

The 18-page report features 20 universities with a total of 2,318 UHNW alumni. These UHNW individuals (UHNWIs) have a combined net worth of US$267bn. Oxford University tops the list with the highest UHNW alumni population count of 401, making it the university that grooms the largest number of UHNWIs in the UK.

University - UHNW Alumni Population, Total Net Worth (US$ billion)

1. University of Oxford - 401, 51

2. University of Cambridge - 361, 93

3. London School of Economics - 273, 35

4. Imperial College London - 127, 13

5. London Business School - 106, 16

The University of Manchester and the University of Warwick have the highest percentage of male representation at 96% while King’s College London has the highest percentage of female representation at 20%.

The University of Birmingham has the highest percentage of self-made UHNW alumni at 84%.

Commenting on the report, Mike Byrne, European Sales Director, Wealth-X, noted, '17 out of the 24 Russell Group universities are featured in the report, which reflects the ability of such prestigious institutions to attract high calibre individuals, who proceed to create financial success'.

Wealth-X CEO, Mykolas D. Rambus added, 'Our analysis conveys the global nature of these UHNWIs, many of whom have multiple residences, reinforcing the need for educational institutions to identify, build and maintain closer relationships with these potential major donors'.

For the full report listing all 20 universities please visit:

UK University UHNW Alumni Rankings Special Report

About Wealth-X

Wealth-X provides detailed intelligence on ultra high net worth (UHNW) individuals globally. The firm’s Wealth-X Professional solution is the standard for banking, marketing and not-for-profit professionals working with the ultra affluent. Wealth-X is headquartered in Singapore with offices in all major financial centres.

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