- You don't need an Ivy League degree to become a billionaire .
- Some of the wealthiest people in the worlddropped out of college to focus on their companies, while others made their fortunes long after leaving school.
- Oracle founder Larry Ellison dropped out of college twice.
You don't need an Ivy League degree to become a billionaire. Some billionaires don't have degrees at all, though not always for lack of trying.
Some dropped out to focus on their companies, like Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg , while others made their fortunes long after leaving school, like Uber cofounder Travis Kalanick . These billionaires dropped out of a wide variety of schools, from Harvard to UCLA to The City College of New York.
Keep reading to meet 11 billionaires who also happen to be college dropouts.
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