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Table 376. Endowment funds of the 120 colleges and universities with the largest endowments, by rank order: 2009 and 2010
Institution 2010 rank order1 Market value of
endowment, as of
June 30 (in thousands)
Percent change, 2009 to 20102 Institution 2010 rank order1 Market value of
endowment, as of
June 30 (in thousands)
Percent change, 2009 to 20102  
2009 2010 2009 2010  
1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5  
United States (all institutions) $325,565,998 $355,790,614 9.3            
120 institutions with the largest amounts 243,109,149 263,961,330 8.6            
Harvard University (MA) 1 26,035,389 27,557,404 5.8 Lehigh University (PA) 61 886,234 940,430 6.1  
Yale University (CT) 2 16,103,497 16,504,168 2.5 University of Iowa 62 810,368 928,388 14.6  
Princeton University (NJ) 3 13,386,280 14,760,707 10.3 Yeshiva University (NY) 63 882,063 922,031 4.5  
Stanford University (CA) 4 12,619,094 13,851,115 9.8 Wake Forest University (NC) 64 866,212 921,338 6.4  
University of Texas System Office 5 11,083,357 12,912,209 16.5 University of Cincinnati, Main Campus (OH) 65 831,664 900,125 8.2  
                     
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 6 7,982,021 8,317,321 4.2 Tulane University of Louisiana 66 815,473 873,048 7.1  
Columbia University in the City of New York (NY) 7 5,892,798 6,516,512 10.6 Baylor University (TX) 67 880,255 871,966 -0.9  
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 8 5,914,285 6,471,770 9.4 Trinity University (TX) 68 850,739 862,124 1.3  
University of Pennsylvania 9 5,170,539 5,668,937 9.6 Berea College (KT) 69 791,210 846,776 7.0  
University of California System Admin. Central Office 10 4,977,483 5,441,225 9.3 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 70 729,373 829,810 13.8  
                     
University of Notre Dame (IN) 11 4,920,742 5,340,685 8.5 Princeton Theological Seminary (NJ) 71 749,241 815,012 8.8  
University of Chicago (IL) 12 4,535,633 4,904,717 8.1 Carnegie Mellon University (PA) 72 749,640 811,733 8.3  
Emory University (GA) 13 4,601,488 4,841,490 5.2 Brigham Young University (UT) 73 608,861 808,486 32.8  
Duke University (NC) 14 4,440,745 4,823,572 8.6 University of Kentucky 74 701,762 793,505 13.1  
Northwestern University (IL) 15 4,398,200 4,726,940 7.5 Middlebury College (VT) 75 699,684 783,225 11.9  
                     
Washington University in St. Louis (MO) 16 4,147,461 4,560,043 9.9 Baylor College of Medicine (TX) 76 696,887 767,912 10.2  
University of Virginia, Main Campus 17 3,531,688 3,861,913 9.4 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas 77 684,691 760,725 11.1  
Rice University (TX) 18 3,665,267 3,835,723 4.7 Bowdoin College (ME) 78 688,384 753,525 9.5  
Cornell University (NY) 19 3,071,987 3,413,151 11.1 Indiana University, Bloomington 79 643,520 722,778 12.3  
Dartmouth College (NH) 20 2,999,497 3,137,422 4.6 Vassar College (NY) 80 680,154 713,063 4.8  
                     
Vanderbilt University (TN) 21 2,833,614 3,007,607 6.1 Saint Louis University, Main Campus (MO) 81 645,800 708,345 9.7  
University of Southern California 22 2,671,426 2,947,978 10.4 University of Tulsa (OK) 82 646,672 691,917 7.0  
University of Texas at Austin 23 2,383,866 2,589,413 8.6 Syracuse University (NY) 83 621,951 688,791 10.7  
New York University 24 2,194,839 2,409,929 9.8 University of Oklahoma, Norman Campus 84 597,911 680,505 13.8  
Johns Hopkins University (MD) 25 1,983,341 2,226,665 12.3 University of Arkansas 85 623,686 673,120 7.9  
                     
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 26 2,070,002 2,183,732 5.5 University of Louisville (KT) 86 599,712 669,043 11.6  
Brown University (RI) 27 2,039,135 2,178,837 6.9 Washington State University 87 619,766 668,824 7.9  
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Campus (PA) 28 1,842,796 2,020,101 9.6 Juilliard School (NY) 88 613,526 658,901 7.4  
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 29 1,903,575 1,963,345 3.1 Oberlin College (OH) 89 604,965 645,175 6.6  
University of Washington, Seattle Campus 30 1,770,281 1,929,865 9.0 University of Alabama 90 508,934 631,947 24.2  
                     
Ohio State University, Main Campus 31 1,646,908 1,871,328 13.6 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY) 91 602,636 629,728 4.5  
University of Wisconsin, Madison 32 1,613,069 1,807,126 12.0 Brandeis University (MA) 92 558,517 620,204 11.0  
Boston College (MA) 33 1,491,159 1,647,652 10.5 Colgate University (NY) 93 560,537 619,216 10.5  
California Institute of Technology 34 1,507,703 1,631,076 8.2 University of Miami (FL) 94 538,606 618,236 14.8  
University of Richmond (VA) 35 1,428,391 1,616,549 13.2 Hamilton College (NY) 95 540,154 607,490 12.5  
                     
Purdue University, Main Campus (IN) 36 1,423,009 1,587,000 11.5 Santa Clara University (CA) 96 528,892 603,618 14.1  
Williams College (MA) 37 1,368,031 1,468,493 7.3 University of Tennessee 97 537,873 602,595 12.0  
Case Western Reserve University (OH) 38 1,401,799 1,462,027 4.3 Berry College (GA) 98 566,087 600,523 6.1  
Pomona College (CA) 39 1,345,000 1,458,974 8.5 Bryn Mawr College (PA) 99 527,194 587,527 11.4  
George Washington University (DC) 40 1,261,893 1,394,281 10.5 Lafayette College (PA) 100 567,919 580,740 2.3  
                     
Amherst College (MA) 41 1,305,944 1,385,745 6.1 Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art (NY) 101 530,983 579,152 9.1  
University of Rochester (NY) 42 1,282,924 1,367,870 6.6 Denison University (OH) 102 533,179 573,077 7.5  
Michigan State University 43 1,359,659 1,367,525 0.6 Macalester College (MN) 103 544,541 569,131 4.5  
Pennsylvania State University, Main Campus 44 1,173,540 1,350,316 15.1 Pepperdine University (CA) 104 528,943 564,832 6.8  
Wellesley College (MA) 45 1,287,284 1,330,244 3.3 Carleton College (MN) 105 517,310 563,439 8.9  
                     
Grinnell College (IA) 46 1,076,249 1,264,834 17.5 Rochester Institute of Technology (NY) 106 530,412 559,539 5.5  
Swarthmore College (PA) 47 1,128,675 1,249,254 10.7 Rutgers University, New Brunswick (NJ) 107 508,766 556,786 9.4  
Smith College (MA) 48 1,096,322 1,243,561 13.4 Mount Sinai School of Medicine (NY) 108 443,156 534,631 20.6  
Tufts University (MA) 49 1,103,440 1,213,585 10.0 Mount Holyoke College (MA) 109 503,168 533,583 6.0  
University of California, Los Angeles 50 997,111 1,110,981 11.4 College of William and Mary (VA) 110 489,251 533,180 9.0  
                     
University of Kansas 51 967,171 1,070,813 10.7 College of the Holy Cross (MA) 111 492,680 522,493 6.1  
Southern Methodist University (TX) 52 1,032,262 1,069,399 3.6 Northeastern University (MA) 112 501,019 521,186 4.0  
Texas Christian University 53 945,329 1,038,161 9.8 Indiana University, Purdue University, Indianapolis 113 470,947 520,478 10.5  
University of Florida 54 1,008,921 1,037,922 2.9 Wesleyan University (CT) 114 476,481 512,875 7.6  
Boston University (MA) 55 919,441 1,022,401 11.2 University of Missouri, Columbia 115 469,885 510,555 8.7  
                     
Washington and Lee University (VA) 56 897,141 1,008,161 12.4 North Carolina State University at Raleigh 116 129,619 503,110 288.1  
Georgetown University (DC) 57 895,107 1,007,299 12.5 Colby College (ME) 117 452,990 502,076 10.8  
University of Delaware 58 929,116 1,000,425 7.7 Furman University (SC) 118 444,223 498,282 12.2  
Weill Cornell Medical College (NY) 59 894,055 965,437 8.0 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 119 446,300 497,100 11.4  
University of California, Berkeley 60 827,808 945,318 14.2 University of Houston (TX) 120 452,755 495,128 9.4  
†Not applicable.
1 Institutions ranked by size of endowment in 2010.  
2 Change in market value of endowment. Includes growth from gifts and returns on investments, as well as reductions from expenditures and withdrawals.  
NOTE: Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs.  
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Spring 2010 and Spring 2011, Finance component. (This table was prepared November 2011.)  
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