Want to be a billionaire? Attend one of these 10 colleges for a better shot.

Although attending college can be expensive, the payoff can be huge. NerdWallet compiled a list of the top ten schools for becoming a billionaire.

9. Yale University

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A woman walks through the Old Campus at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, in November 28, 2012.

Number of billionaire alumni: 13

Total billionaire wealth: $77 billion

Number of UHNW alumni: 568

Total UHNW wealth: $125 billion

Self-made wealth: 63 percent

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