Top Innovative Colleges For Student Inventors

Many people aspire to be a great inventor, but did you know that about ¾ of all the patents filed by an inventor came from someone with a graduate level degree? It’s true.

Unlike the old stereotype portraying an inventor as someone who has dropped out of school, the top notch inventions are coming from degree holders, with 70 percent having a master’s degree and 45 percent with a PhD, and 23 percent have bachelor’s degrees.

So, if you want to be an inventor, it’s best to go for some sort of degree, and the following colleges are the top 25 in the US that have graduated the most new inventors, according to the Equality of Opportunity Project:

  1. Cornell University

Cornell has a rate of 2.4 percent inventors in its graduated students.

  1. Princeton University

Princeton has a rate of 2.95 percent inventors in its graduated students.

  1. Rice University

Rice has a rate of 3.36 percent inventors in its graduated students.

  1. Illinois Institute of Technology

Illinois Institute of Technology has a rate of 3.60 percent inventors in its graduated students.

  1. Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology has a rate of 3.71 percent inventors in its graduated students.

  1. New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology

New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology has a rate of 3.78 percent inventors in its graduated students.

  1. Georgia Institute of Technology

Georgia Institute of Technology has a rate of 3.81 percent inventors in its graduated students.

  1. Lawrence Technological University

Lawrence Technological University has a rate of 3.88 percent inventors in its graduated students.

  1. Clarkson University

Clarkson has a rate of 3.88 percent inventors in its graduated students.

  1. Colorado School of Mines

Colorado School of Mines has a rate of 4.36 percent inventors in its graduated students.

  1. Michigan Technological University

Michigan Technological University has a rate of 4.43 percent inventors in its graduated students.

  1. Stevens Institute of Technology

Stevens Institute of Technology has a rate of 4.69 percent inventors in its graduated students.

  1. Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University has a rate of 4.99 percent inventors in its graduated students.

  1. Cooper Union For The Advancement Of Science & Art

Cooper Union For The Advancement Of Science & Art has a rate of 5.96 percent inventors in its graduated students.

  1. Stanford University

Stanford University has a rate of 6.03 percent inventors in its graduated students.

  1. Milwaukee School of Engineering

Milwaukee School of Engineering has a rate of 6.15 percent inventors in its graduated students.

  1. College for Creative Studies

College for Creative Studies has a rate of 6.23 percent inventors in its graduated students.

  1. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has a rate of 6.56 percent inventors in its graduated students.

  1. Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester Polytechnic Institute has a rate of 6.80 percent inventors in its graduated students.

  1. Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University has a rate of 7.53 percent inventors in its graduated students.

  1. Rose – Hulman Institute of Technology

Rose – Hulman Institute of Technology has a rate of 8.43 percent inventors in its graduated students.

  1. Kettering University

Kettering University has a rate of 10.15 percent inventors in its graduated students.

  1. Harvey Mudd College

Harvey Mudd College has a rate of 12.01 percent inventors in its graduated students.

  1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology has a rate of 12.07 percent inventors in its graduated students.

  1. California Institute of Technology.

California Institute of Technology has a rate of 13.71 percent inventors in its graduated students.

So, if you want to become an inventor, you may want to consider attending one of the above colleges. Then after you graduate you can also get help via InventHelp, which has had lots of articles written about them to show how they assist new inventors in getting what they need:

So, be sure to apply some of these wonderful tips for pitching your invention or getting money to pay for it to getting someone to buy you products you invent. InventHelp can make your dreams come alive in an easier and much more effective way.