Friday Funny: Why Steve Jobs Dropped Out Of College

Steve Jobs explains why it was so important that he dropped out of college and why it was equally important that he continued to take classes.

Here's the story in the words of Steve Jobs: “Why I dropped out of college.” Both funny and fascinating. Three of the most successful technology entrepreneurs are college dropouts: Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and Mark Zukerberg. Personally, I finished college, which qualifies me to write about these dropouts.


Rob Spiegel has covered automation and control for 19 years, 17 of them for Design News. Other topics he has covered include supply chain technology, alternative energy, and cyber security. For 10 years, he was owner and publisher of the food magazine Chile Pepper.

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