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Digest of Education Statistics: 2017
Digest of Education Statistics: 2017

NCES 2018-070
January 2018


Table 333.90. Endowment funds of the 120 degree-granting postsecondary institutions with the largest endowments, by rank order: Fiscal year 2016
Institution Fiscal year (FY) 2016 Institution Fiscal year (FY) 2016
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) $553,509,685 $542,240,202 -2.0          
                   
120 institutions with the largest amounts 408,874,036 401,104,942 -1.9          
Harvard University (MA) 1 37,615,545 35,665,743 -5.2 Southern Methodist University (TX) 61 1,505,296 1,383,981 -8.1
Yale University (CT) 2 25,542,983 25,413,149 -0.5 Bowdoin College (ME) 62 1,392,760 1,339,981 -3.8
University of Texas System Office 3 22,548,856 23,861,771 5.8 Carnegie Mellon University (PA) 63 1,318,050 1,288,196 -2.3
Stanford University (CA) 4 22,222,957 22,398,130 0.8 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 64 1,308,415 1,284,203 -1.9
Princeton University (NJ) 5 22,291,270 21,703,488 -2.6 University of Delaware 65 1,341,373 1,261,790 -5.9
                   
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 6 13,474,743 13,181,515 -2.2 University of Iowa 66 1,263,043 1,259,309 -0.3
University of Pennsylvania 7 10,133,569 10,715,364 5.7 Weill Cornell Medical College (NY) 67 1,276,986 1,233,303 -3.4
Texas A & M University, College Station 8 9,754,202 9,858,672 1.1 University of Kentucky 68 1,231,557 1,221,579 -0.8
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 9 9,809,705 9,600,640 -2.1 University of Cincinnati, Main Campus (OH) 69 1,193,540 1,163,276 -2.5
Columbia University in the City of New York (NY) 10 9,639,065 9,041,027 -6.2 Lehigh University (PA) 70 1,213,207 1,162,711 -4.2
                   
University of Notre Dame (IN) 11 8,784,381 8,748,266 -0.4 Tulane University of Louisiana 71 1,209,322 1,162,217 -3.9
University of California System Admin. Central Office 12 6,950,190 8,367,764 20.4 Soka University of America (CA) 72 1,221,435 1,161,267 -4.9
Northwestern University (IL) 13 7,588,029 7,478,167 -1.4 Syracuse University (NY) 73 1,166,109 1,156,828 -0.8
Emory University (GA) 14 6,787,163 6,902,625 1.7 Baylor University (TX) 74 1,165,550 1,153,535 -1.0
Duke University (NC) 15 7,296,545 6,839,780 -6.3 Wake Forest University (NC) 75 1,167,400 1,141,212 -2.2
                   
Washington University in St. Louis (MO) 16 6,889,230 6,526,726 -5.3 Trinity University (TX) 76 1,192,777 1,091,849 -8.5
University of Chicago (IL) 17 6,553,571 6,121,266 -6.6 Liberty University (VA) 77 1,054,286 1,082,996 2.7
University of Virginia, Main Campus 18 6,098,997 5,774,744 -5.3 Saint Louis University (MO) 78 1,093,348 1,053,035 -3.7
Rice University (TX) 19 5,573,038 5,354,508 -3.9 Berea College (KY) 79 1,101,476 1,050,680 -4.6
University of Southern California 20 4,709,511 4,608,714 -2.1 Baylor College of Medicine (TX) 80 1,062,671 1,033,287 -2.8
                   
Cornell University (NY) 21 4,760,560 4,524,419 -5.0 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center 81 974,261 1,028,207 5.5
Dartmouth College (NH) 22 4,663,491 4,474,404 -4.1 Princeton Theological Seminary (NJ) 82 1,075,591 1,024,238 -4.8
Vanderbilt University (TN) 23 4,093,388 3,795,586 -7.3 University of Georgia 83 1,004,987 1,016,732 1.2
Ohio State University, Main Campus 24 3,640,909 3,689,936 1.3 Middlebury College (VT) 84 1,101,054 1,000,598 -9.1
New York University 25 3,475,939 3,587,113 3.2 University of Oklahoma, Norman Campus 85 1,042,859 999,845 -4.1
                   
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Campus (PA) 26 3,565,684 3,501,944 -1.8 North Carolina State University at Raleigh 86 983,979 998,600 1.5
University of Texas at Austin 27 3,341,836 3,374,451 1.0 Indiana University, Bloomington 87 960,625 991,134 3.2
Johns Hopkins University (MD) 28 3,326,932 3,306,987 -0.6 University of Tulsa (OK) 88 1,043,055 975,601 -6.5
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 29 3,113,770 3,089,350 -0.8 University of California, San Francisco 89 1,426,199 974,708 -31.7
University of Wisconsin, Madison 30 3,288,911 3,058,960 -7.0 University of Utah 90 899,178 957,990 6.5
                   
University of Washington, Seattle Campus 31 3,148,084 3,004,445 -4.6 Berry College (GA) 91 887,981 944,411 6.4
Brown University (RI) 32 3,073,349 2,963,366 -3.6 Indiana University, Purdue University, Indianapolis 92 825,184 942,121 14.2
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 33 3,029,044 2,899,974 -4.3 Juilliard School (NY) 93 999,377 932,735 -6.7
Michigan State University 34 2,671,411 2,590,300 -3.0 Vassar College (NY) 94 982,971 928,817 -5.5
Pennsylvania State University, Main Campus 35 2,395,857 2,362,197 -1.4 Washington State University 95 885,900 907,828 2.5
                   
Purdue University, Main Campus (IN) 36 2,392,725 2,244,743 -6.2 University of Arkansas 96 948,679 898,908 -5.2
California Institute of Technology 37 2,078,954 2,217,372 6.7 University of Nebraska, Lincoln 97 906,156 869,874 -4.0
University of Richmond (VA) 38 2,371,810 2,189,546 -7.7 University of Missouri, Columbia 98 871,126 869,566 -0.2
Williams College (MA) 39 2,265,857 2,159,403 -4.7 Brandeis University (MA) 99 915,087 866,778 -5.3
Boston College (MA) 40 2,258,601 2,109,860 -6.6 Rutgers University, New Brunswick (NJ) 100 710,802 865,867 21.8
                   
Amherst College (MA) 41 2,193,511 2,031,843 -7.4 Hamilton College (NY) 101 919,578 861,749 -6.3
Pomona College (CA) 42 2,098,703 1,984,930 -5.4 University of Miami (FL) 102 887,329 844,643 -4.8
University of Rochester (NY) 43 2,050,199 1,927,498 -6.0 Santa Clara University (CA) 103 884,746 840,706 -5.0
Georgia Institute of Technology, Main Campus 44 1,858,977 1,843,764 -0.8 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State U. 104 810,200 835,800 3.2
Wellesley College (MA) 45 1,881,031 1,784,479 -5.1 Colgate University (NY) 105 892,549 821,597 -7.9
                   
Swarthmore College (PA) 46 1,845,799 1,746,962 -5.4 Oberlin College (OH) 106 871,965 808,301 -7.3
University of California, Berkeley 47 1,834,400 1,718,520 -6.3 Bryn Mawr College (PA) 107 867,728 803,898 -7.4
University of California, Los Angeles 48 2,328,472 1,703,587 -26.8 College of William and Mary (VA) 108 811,217 803,698 -0.9
Case Western Reserve University (OH) 49 1,775,999 1,662,739 -6.4 Wesleyan University (CT) 109 838,774 802,204 -4.4
Boston University (MA) 50 1,644,117 1,654,531 0.6 Thomas Jefferson University (PA) 110 708,033 787,426 11.2
                   
Grinnell College (IA) 51 1,787,775 1,648,783 -7.8 Pepperdine University (CA) 111 785,767 781,341 -0.6
Smith College (MA) 52 1,781,763 1,627,469 -8.7 Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art (NY) 112 738,488 777,134 5.2
Brigham Young University, Provo (UT) 53 1,581,452 1,571,803 -0.6 Lafayette College (PA) 113 809,061 774,729 -4.2
George Washington University (DC) 54 1,616,357 1,570,278 -2.9 University of Oregon 114 719,111 758,692 5.5
Tufts University (MA) 55 1,593,019 1,562,968 -1.9 University of Arizona 115 767,940 754,651 -1.7
                   
University of Kansas 56 1,523,065 1,496,475 -1.7 Rochester Institute of Technology (NY) 116 761,936 750,895 -1.4
Georgetown University (DC) 57 1,528,869 1,483,502 -3.0 Medical College of Wisconsin 117 778,315 748,862 -3.8
Washington and Lee University (VA) 58 1,471,274 1,472,485 0.1 University of Louisville (KY) 118 844,288 738,982 -12.5
University of Florida 59 1,556,155 1,461,815 -6.1 Carleton College (MN) 119 783,456 738,136 -5.8
Texas Christian University 60 1,486,003 1,407,057 -5.3 Denison University (OH) 120 812,300 723,803 -10.9
† Not applicable.
1 Institutions ranked by size of endowment at end of 2016 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 2017, Finance component. (This table was prepared June 2018.)