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Table 333.90. Endowment funds of the 120 degree-granting postsecondary institutions with the largest endowments, by rank order: Fiscal year 2012
Institution Fiscal year (FY) 2012 Institution Fiscal year (FY) 2012
Rank order, end of FY1 Market value of endowment Rank order, end of FY1 Market value of endowment
Beginning of FY (in thousands) End of FY (in thousands) Percent change2 Beginning of FY (in thousands) End of FY (in thousands) Percent change2
1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5
United States (all institutions) $420,785,545 $424,587,666 0.9          
120 institutions with the largest amounts 312,707,855 315,950,083 1.0          
Harvard University (MA) 1 32,012,729 30,745,534 -4.0 Weill Cornell Medical College (NY) 61 1,099,347 1,096,528 -0.3
Yale University (CT) 2 19,174,387 19,264,289 0.5 University of Delaware 62 1,138,203 1,087,873 -4.4
Princeton University (NJ) 3 17,162,603 17,404,002 1.4 Lehigh University (PA) 63 1,077,430 1,035,593 -3.9
University of Texas System Office 4 14,635,240 17,070,515 16.6 Soka University of America (CA) 64 1,062,627 1,035,512 -2.6
Stanford University (CA) 5 16,502,606 17,035,804 3.2 Wake Forest University (NC) 65 1,058,250 1,025,069 -3.1
                   
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 6 9,712,628 10,149,564 4.5 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 66 1,006,556 996,226 -1.0
Columbia University in the City of New York (NY) 7 7,789,578 7,654,152 -1.7 University of Iowa 67 1,044,097 981,104 -6.0
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 8 7,725,307 7,586,547 -1.8 Carnegie Mellon University (PA) 68 1,009,219 979,230 -3.0
Texas A & M University, College Station 9 6,362,369 7,032,204 10.5 Baylor University (TX) 69 1,003,929 964,161 -4.0
University of Pennsylvania 10 6,582,030 6,754,658 2.6 Brigham Young University, Provo (UT) 70 920,149 957,010 4.0
                   
University of Notre Dame (IN) 11 6,383,344 6,444,599 1.0 University of Kentucky 71 952,248 947,383 -0.5
University of California System Admin. Central Office 12 5,441,225 6,342,217 16.6 Tulane University of Louisiana 72 1,004,738 946,176 -5.8
Emory University (GA) 13 5,443,397 5,774,500 6.1 Berea College (KT) 73 978,735 942,618 -3.7
University of Chicago (IL) 14 5,691,013 5,701,419 0.2 Syracuse University (NY) 74 913,662 940,056 2.9
Northwestern University (IL) 15 5,474,935 5,574,319 1.8 Yeshiva University (NY) 75 945,790 931,914 -1.5
                   
Duke University (NC) 16 5,747,377 5,555,196 -3.3 Trinity University (TX) 76 974,935 915,918 -6.1
Washington University in St. Louis (MO) 17 5,348,871 5,303,196 -0.9 Bowdoin College (ME) 77 904,215 902,364 -0.2
University of Virginia, Main Campus 18 4,707,593 4,734,895 0.6 Middlebury College (VT) 78 907,668 879,690 -3.1
Rice University (TX) 19 4,498,951 4,448,069 -1.1 Princeton Theological Seminary (NJ) 79 913,945 866,930 -5.1
Cornell University (NY) 20 3,960,057 3,850,426 -2.8 Saint Louis University, Main Campus (MO) 80 880,251 852,842 -3.1
                   
University of Southern California 21 3,517,173 3,488,933 -0.8 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center 81 838,838 836,413 -0.3
Dartmouth College (NH) 22 3,413,407 3,486,383 2.1 University of Cincinnati, Main Campus (OH) 82 1,024,525 834,929 -18.5
Vanderbilt University (TN) 23 3,375,153 3,360,036 -0.4 Berry College (GA) 83 761,534 821,977 7.9
University of Texas at Austin 24 2,852,960 2,861,389 0.3 Vassar College (NY) 84 814,130 804,912 -1.1
New York University 25 2,724,134 2,800,399 2.8 University of Tulsa (OK) 85 817,324 802,455 -1.8
                   
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Campus (PA) 26 2,511,816 2,600,314 3.5 Juilliard School (NY) 86 814,005 787,698 -3.2
Johns Hopkins University (MD) 27 2,598,467 2,593,316 -0.2 University of Oklahoma, Norman Campus 87 804,886 784,834 -2.5
Brown University (RI) 28 2,525,662 2,525,091 # Indiana University, Bloomington 88 807,627 772,185 -4.4
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 29 2,441,712 2,424,734 -0.7 University of Arkansas 89 788,668 770,550 -2.3
Ohio State University, Main Campus 30 2,104,611 2,348,193 11.6 Baylor College of Medicine (TX) 90 797,474 751,378 -5.8
                   
University of Washington, Seattle Campus 31 2,248,770 2,206,040 -1.9 Washington State University 91 722,735 737,428 2.0
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 32 2,239,239 2,157,237 -3.7 University of Louisville (KT) 92 769,337 721,104 -6.3
University of Wisconsin, Madison 33 2,171,258 2,068,495 -4.7 Oberlin College (OH) 93 738,357 708,238 -4.1
University of Richmond (VA) 34 1,878,169 1,868,910 -0.5 Hamilton College (NY) 94 721,287 693,919 -3.8
Purdue University, Main Campus (IN) 35 1,944,305 1,861,079 -4.3 Santa Clara University (CA) 95 716,821 688,118 -4.0
                   
California Institute of Technology 36 1,624,331 1,811,497 11.5 Colgate University (NY) 96 700,994 687,474 -1.9
Pennsylvania State University, Main Campus 37 1,737,843 1,772,921 2.0 University of Miami (FL) 97 719,852 678,694 -5.7
Michigan State University 38 1,758,505 1,760,708 0.1 Brandeis University (MA) 98 703,666 674,522 -4.1
Williams College (MA) 39 1,755,418 1,728,549 -1.5 University of Alabama 99 616,925 673,606 9.2
Pomona College (CA) 40 1,700,454 1,679,640 -1.2 University of Tennessee 100 674,434 665,833 -1.3
                   
Amherst College (MA) 41 1,641,511 1,640,666 -0.1 Carleton College (MN) 101 653,465 645,654 -1.2
Boston College (MA) 42 1,756,292 1,632,635 -7.0 Rutgers University, New Brunswick (NJ) 102 650,570 645,556 -0.8
Georgia Institute of Technology, Main Campus 43 1,619,718 1,608,248 -0.7 College of William and Mary (VA) 103 624,726 644,233 3.1
Case Western Reserve University (OH) 44 1,703,164 1,600,013 -6.1 Denison University (OH) 104 671,523 644,201 -4.1
University of Rochester (NY) 45 1,622,812 1,581,773 -2.5 Bryn Mawr College (PA) 105 677,307 641,173 -5.3
                   
George Washington University (DC) 46 1,581,800 1,556,592 -1.6 Lafayette College (PA) 106 649,588 640,769 -1.4
Swarthmore College (PA) 47 1,508,483 1,498,775 -0.6 Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art (NY) 107 609,056 640,536 5.2
Wellesley College (MA) 48 1,523,683 1,468,582 -3.6 North Carolina State University at Raleigh 108 617,632 635,326 2.9
Smith College (MA) 49 1,429,527 1,409,755 -1.4 Indiana University, Purdue University, Indianapolis 109 632,004 634,979 0.5
Grinnell College (IA) 50 1,500,220 1,383,856 -7.8 Rochester Institute of Technology (NY) 110 640,762 628,128 -2.0
                   
Tufts University (MA) 51 1,403,883 1,351,166 -3.8 Macalester College (MN) 111 669,005 625,068 -6.6
University of California, Los Angeles 52 1,110,981 1,317,905 18.6 University of Missouri, Columbia 112 586,413 624,382 6.5
Washington and Lee University (VA) 53 1,218,132 1,261,553 3.6 University of California, San Francisco 113 492,755 623,548 26.5
University of California, Berkeley 54 945,318 1,218,592 28.9 Wesleyan University (CT) 114 601,478 616,195 2.4
University of Kansas 55 1,270,511 1,202,585 -5.3 Pepperdine University (CA) 115 622,580 607,953 -2.3
                   
Boston University (MA) 56 1,194,164 1,190,512 -0.3 Colby College (ME) 116 611,441 599,557 -1.9
Southern Methodist University (TX) 57 1,190,709 1,162,415 -2.4 Bucknell University (PA) 117 575,367 599,216 4.1
Georgetown University (DC) 58 1,162,239 1,140,486 -1.9 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (NY) 118 607,498 594,968 -2.1
University of Florida 59 1,085,600 1,127,419 3.9 Mount Holyoke College (MA) 119 617,284 594,045 -3.8
Texas Christian University 60 1,191,900 1,110,868 -6.8 College of the Holy Cross (MA) 120 607,713 589,769 -3.0
†Not applicable.
#Rounds to zero.
1 Institutions ranked by size of endowment at end of 2012 fiscal year.
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 2013, Finance component. (This table was prepared January 2014.)
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