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Table 411. Endowment funds of the 120 colleges and universities with the largest endowments, by rank order: 2010 and 2011
Institution 2011 rank order1 Market value of
endowment, as of
June 30 (in thousands)
Percent change, 2010 to 20112 Institution 2011 rank order1 Market value of
endowment, as of
June 30 (in thousands)
Percent change, 2010 to 20112
2010 2011 2010 2011
1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5
United States (all institutions) $355,790,614 $415,656,829 16.8          
120 institutions with the largest amounts 263,769,649 308,454,528 16.9          
Harvard University (MA) 1 27,557,404 32,012,729 16.2 University of Florida 61 1,037,922 1,085,600 4.6
Yale University (CT) 2 16,504,168 19,174,387 16.2 Lehigh University (PA) 62 940,430 1,077,430 14.6
Princeton University (NJ) 3 14,760,707 17,162,603 16.3 Soka University of America (CA) 63 481,511 1,062,627 120.7
Stanford University (CA) 4 13,851,115 16,502,606 19.1 Wake Forest University (NC) 64 921,338 1,058,250 14.9
University of Texas System Office 5 12,912,209 14,635,240 13.3 University of Iowa 65 928,388 1,044,097 12.5
                   
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 6 8,317,321 9,712,628 16.8 University of Cincinnati, Main Campus (OH) 66 900,125 1,024,525 13.8
Columbia University in the City of New York (NY) 7 6,516,512 7,789,578 19.5 Carnegie Mellon University (PA) 67 811,733 1,009,219 24.3
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 8 6,471,770 7,725,307 19.4 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 68 829,810 1,006,556 21.3
University of Pennsylvania 9 5,668,937 6,582,030 16.1 Tulane University of Louisiana 69 873,048 1,004,738 15.1
University of Notre Dame (IN) 10 5,340,685 6,383,344 19.5 Baylor University (TX) 70 871,966 1,003,929 15.1
                   
Duke University (NC) 11 4,823,572 5,747,377 19.2 Berea College (KT) 71 846,776 978,735 15.6
University of Chicago (IL) 12 4,904,717 5,691,013 16.0 Trinity University (TX) 72 862,124 974,935 13.1
Northwestern University (IL) 13 4,726,940 5,474,935 15.8 University of Kentucky 73 793,505 952,248 20.0
Emory University (GA) 14 4,841,490 5,443,397 12.4 Yeshiva University (NY) 74 922,031 945,790 2.6
Washington University in St. Louis (MO) 15 4,560,043 5,348,871 17.3 Brigham Young University, Provo (UT) 75 808,486 920,149 13.8
                   
University of California System Admin. Central Office 16 5,441,225 5,199,092 -4.4 Princeton Theological Seminary (NJ) 76 815,012 913,945 12.1
University of Virginia, Main Campus 17 3,861,913 4,707,593 21.9 Syracuse University (NY) 77 688,791 913,662 32.6
Rice University (TX) 18 3,835,723 4,498,951 17.3 Middlebury College (VT) 78 783,225 907,668 15.9
Cornell University (NY) 19 3,413,151 3,960,057 16.0 University of California, San Francisco 79 492,755 906,148 83.9
University of Southern California 20 2,947,978 3,517,173 19.3 Bowdoin College (ME) 80 753,525 904,215 20.0
                   
Dartmouth College (NH) 21 3,137,422 3,460,844 10.3 Saint Louis University, Main Campus (MO) 81 708,345 880,251 24.3
Vanderbilt University (TN) 22 3,007,607 3,375,153 12.2 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center 82 760,725 838,838 10.3
University of Texas at Austin 23 2,589,413 2,852,960 10.2 University of Tulsa (OK) 83 691,917 817,324 18.1
New York University 24 2,409,929 2,724,134 13.0 Vassar College (NY) 84 713,063 814,130 14.2
Johns Hopkins University (MD) 25 2,226,665 2,598,467 16.7 Juilliard School (NY) 85 658,901 814,005 23.5
                   
Brown University (RI) 26 2,178,837 2,525,662 15.9 Indiana University, Bloomington 86 722,778 807,627 11.7
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Campus (PA) 27 2,020,101 2,511,816 24.3 University of Oklahoma, Norman Campus 87 680,505 804,886 18.3
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 28 2,183,732 2,441,712 11.8 Baylor College of Medicine (TX) 88 767,912 797,474 3.8
University of Washington, Seattle Campus 29 1,929,865 2,248,770 16.5 University of Arkansas 89 673,120 788,668 17.2
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 30 1,963,345 2,239,239 14.1 University of Louisville (KT) 90 669,043 769,337 15.0
                   
University of Wisconsin, Madison 31 1,807,126 2,171,258 20.1 Berry College (GA) 91 600,523 761,534 26.8
Ohio State University, Main Campus 32 1,871,328 2,104,611 12.5 Oberlin College (OH) 92 645,175 738,357 14.4
University of California, Berkeley 33 945,318 1,991,932 110.7 Washington State University 93 668,824 722,735 8.1
Purdue University, Main Campus (IN) 34 1,587,000 1,944,305 22.5 Hamilton College (NY) 94 607,490 721,287 18.7
University of Richmond (VA) 35 1,616,549 1,878,169 16.2 University of Miami (FL) 95 618,236 719,852 16.4
                   
Michigan State University 36 1,367,525 1,758,505 28.6 Santa Clara University (CA) 96 603,618 716,821 18.8
Boston College (MA) 37 1,647,652 1,756,292 6.6 Brandeis University (MA) 97 620,204 703,666 13.5
Williams College (MA) 38 1,468,493 1,755,418 19.5 Colgate University (NY) 98 619,216 700,994 13.2
Pennsylvania State University, Main Campus 39 1,350,316 1,737,843 28.7 Bryn Mawr College (PA) 99 587,527 677,307 15.3
Case Western Reserve University (OH) 40 1,462,027 1,703,164 16.5 University of Tennessee 100 602,595 674,434 11.9
                   
Pomona College (CA) 41 1,458,974 1,700,454 16.6 Denison University (OH) 101 573,077 671,523 17.2
Amherst College (MA) 42 1,385,745 1,641,511 18.5 Macalester College (MN) 102 569,131 669,005 17.5
University of Rochester (NY) 43 1,367,870 1,622,812 18.6 Lafayette College (PA) 103 580,740 658,146 13.3
Georgia Institute of Technology, Main Campus 44 338,018 1,619,718 379.2 Carleton College (MN) 104 563,439 653,465 16.0
California Institute of Technology 45 1,631,076 1,613,662 -1.1 Rutgers University, New Brunswick (NJ) 105 556,786 650,570 16.8
                   
George Washington University (DC) 46 1,394,281 1,581,800 13.4 Rochester Institute of Technology (NY) 106 559,539 640,762 14.5
Wellesley College (MA) 47 1,330,244 1,523,683 14.5 Indiana University, Purdue University, Indianapolis 107 520,478 632,004 21.4
Swarthmore College (PA) 48 1,249,254 1,508,483 20.8 Pepperdine University (CA) 108 564,832 622,580 10.2
Grinnell College (IA) 49 1,264,834 1,500,220 18.6 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY) 109 629,728 621,916 -1.2
Smith College (MA) 50 1,243,561 1,429,527 15.0 North Carolina State University at Raleigh 110 503,110 617,632 22.8
                   
Tufts University (MA) 51 1,213,585 1,403,883 15.7 College of William and Mary (VA) 111 533,180 617,385 15.8
University of California, Los Angeles 52 1,110,981 1,309,302 17.9 Mount Holyoke College (MA) 112 533,583 617,284 15.7
University of Kansas 53 1,070,813 1,270,511 18.6 University of Alabama 113 631,947 616,925 -2.4
Washington and Lee University (VA) 54 1,008,161 1,218,132 20.8 Colby College (ME) 114 502,076 611,441 21.8
Boston University (MA) 55 1,022,401 1,194,164 16.8 Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art (NY) 115 579,152 609,056 5.2
                   
Texas Christian University 56 1,038,161 1,191,900 14.8 College of the Holy Cross (MA) 116 522,493 607,713 16.3
Southern Methodist University (TX) 57 1,069,399 1,190,709 11.3 Mount Sinai School of Medicine (NY) 117 534,631 607,498 13.6
Georgetown University (DC) 58 1,007,299 1,162,239 15.4 Wesleyan University (CT) 118 512,875 601,478 17.3
University of Delaware 59 1,000,425 1,138,203 13.8 Northeastern University (MA) 119 521,186 601,026 15.3
Weill Cornell Medical College (NY) 60 965,437 1,099,347 13.9 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 120 497,100 593,700 19.4
†Not applicable.
1 Institutions ranked by size of endowment in 2011.
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 2011 and Spring 2012, Finance component. (This table was prepared November 2012.)
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