Skip Navigation

Close and don't show again.

Your browser is out of date.

You may not get the full experience here on National Journal.

Please upgrade your browser to any of the following supported browsers:

The Most Popular Colleges in the 112th Congress -- PICTURES The Most Popular Colleges in the 112th Congress -- PICTURES

NEXT :
This ad will end in seconds
 
Close X

Not a member? Learn More »

Forget Your Password?

Don't have an account? Register »

Reveal Navigation
 

 

Homepage / CONGRESS

The Most Popular Colleges in the 112th Congress -- PICTURES

photo of Chris Heller
September 21, 2011

Ever wonder which colleges turn out politicians? In this gallery, we count down the schools with the largest number of undergraduate alumni who have been elected to the 112th Congress.

Harvard UniversityIs it any surprise that Harvard has the most alumni in Congress? Fifteen of the Ivy League grads are serving on the Hill, including Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., and Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass.(PHOTO: WIKIMEDIA COMMONS)

Stanford UniversityThis private, Pac-12 school boasts 10 undergrad alumni who were elected to the 112th Congress, including Sens. Max Baucus, D-Mont., and Diane Feinstein, D-Calif.(PHOTO: WIKIMEDIA COMMONS)

University of California, Los AngelesUCLA has graduated nine future members of the 112th Congress, making it the best represented public school in the country. The D.C.-based Bruins -- all of whom represent California districts in the House -- include Reps. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., and Linda Sanchez, D-Calif.(PHOTO: CHRISTINE COTTER/AP)

 

Yale University Another Ivy League school slipped into the top five with eight undergrads who worked their way to the Capitol. Among the six senators and two representatives are Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., and Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas.(PHOTO: WIKIMEDIA COMMONS)

University of GeorgiaPlenty of politicians don the Bulldog red and black during football season -- this SEC school has six undergrad alumni in the House and two in the Senate, including Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga.(PHOTO: WIKIMEDIA COMMONS)

Brigham Young UniversityThis Mormon-affiliated school snuck onto the list with seven graduates-made-Republican congressmen. The group includes Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah.(PHOTO: WIKIMEDIA COMMONS)

 
Job Board
Search Jobs
Biomedical Service Internship Position
American Society of Civil Engineers | Flint, MI
Professional Development Program Engineer
American Society of Civil Engineers | Farmington Hills, MI
Quality Engineer
American Society of Civil Engineers | Delavan, WI
Quality Control Manager (pharma manufacturing)
American Society of Civil Engineers | Zebulon, NC
Maintenance Engineer Leader
American Society of Civil Engineers | Fowlerville, MI
Section Manager Quality
American Society of Civil Engineers | Worcester, MA
SENIOR PLUMBING AND FIRE PROTECTION DESIGNER
American Society of Civil Engineers | Louisville, KY
Assistant Professor - Operations and Management
American Society of Civil Engineers | Menomonie, WI
Planner II
American Society of Civil Engineers | Billings, MT
Air Quality & Mobility Programs Specialist
American Society of Civil Engineers | San Bernardino, CA
Southern California Office-Field Engineer
American Society of Civil Engineers | CA
Structural Engineer (Plan Reviewer)
American Society of Civil Engineers
Digital and Content Manager, E4C
American Society of Civil Engineers | New York, NY
Pavement Engineer - Airports
American Society of Civil Engineers | Beltsville, MD
Staff Engineer
American Society of Civil Engineers | Portland, OR
 
Comments
comments powered by Disqus