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Digest of Education Statistics: 2018
Digest of Education Statistics: 2018

NCES 2020-009
December 2019


Table 333.90. Endowment funds of the 120 degree-granting postsecondary institutions with the largest endowments, by rank order: Fiscal year 2017
Institution Fiscal year (FY) 2017 Institution Fiscal year (FY) 2017
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) $543,509,478 $598,295,271 10.1          
                   
120 institutions with the largest amounts 401,156,926 442,611,198 10.3          
Harvard University (MA) 1 35,665,743 37,096,474 4.0 Washington and Lee University (VA) 61 1,472,485 1,547,135 5.1
Yale University (CT) 2 25,413,149 27,216,639 7.1 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 62 1,284,203 1,534,717 19.5
University of Texas System Office 3 23,861,771 25,947,842 8.7 Southern Methodist University (TX) 63 1,383,981 1,505,303 8.8
Stanford University (CA) 4 22,398,130 24,784,943 10.7 Texas Christian University 64 1,407,057 1,471,789 4.6
Princeton University (NJ) 5 21,703,488 23,353,233 7.6 Bowdoin College (ME) 65 1,339,981 1,455,909 8.7
                   
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 6 13,181,515 14,832,483 12.5 University of Iowa 66 1,259,309 1,387,001 10.1
University of Pennsylvania 7 10,715,364 12,213,207 14.0 University of Delaware 67 1,261,790 1,364,057 8.1
Texas A & M University, College Station 8 9,858,672 10,808,501 9.6 Tulane University of Louisiana 68 1,162,217 1,297,740 11.7
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 9 9,600,640 10,777,563 12.3 Liberty University (VA) 69 1,082,996 1,290,703 19.2
Columbia University in the City of New York (NY) 10 9,041,027 9,996,596 10.6 University of Cincinnati, Main Campus (OH) 70 1,163,276 1,280,295 10.1
                   
University of California System Admin. Central Office 11 8,367,764 9,837,900 17.6 Lehigh University (PA) 71 1,162,711 1,278,120 9.9
University of Notre Dame (IN) 12 8,748,266 9,684,936 10.7 University of Kentucky 72 1,101,772 1,268,396 15.1
Northwestern University (IL) 13 7,478,167 7,947,574 6.3 Syracuse University (NY) 73 1,156,828 1,258,728 8.8
Duke University (NC) 14 6,839,780 7,911,175 15.7 Soka University of America (CA) 74 1,161,267 1,239,053 6.7
Emory University (GA) 15 6,902,625 7,613,022 10.3 Baylor University (TX) 75 1,153,535 1,231,712 6.8
                   
Washington University in St. Louis (MO) 16 6,526,726 7,214,958 10.5 Wake Forest University (NC) 76 1,141,212 1,205,323 5.6
University of Chicago (IL) 17 6,121,266 6,617,076 8.1 Trinity University (TX) 77 1,091,849 1,200,924 10.0
Cornell University (NY) 18 4,524,419 6,516,445 44.0 University of Georgia 78 1,016,732 1,151,904 13.3
University of Virginia, Main Campus 19 5,774,744 6,308,922 9.3 Berea College (KY) 79 1,050,680 1,150,360 9.5
Rice University (TX) 20 5,354,508 5,835,568 9.0 Saint Louis University (MO) 80 1,053,035 1,149,590 9.2
                   
University of Southern California 21 4,608,714 5,130,520 11.3 Baylor College of Medicine (TX) 81 1,033,287 1,133,559 9.7
Dartmouth College (NH) 22 4,474,404 4,956,494 10.8 North Carolina State University at Raleigh 82 998,600 1,122,932 12.5
Ohio State University, Main Campus 23 3,689,936 4,233,106 14.7 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center 83 1,028,207 1,115,840 8.5
Vanderbilt University (TN) 24 3,795,586 4,136,465 9.0 University of California, San Francisco 84 974,708 1,106,873 13.6
New York University 25 3,587,113 4,076,048 13.6 University of Oklahoma, Norman Campus 85 999,845 1,104,778 10.5
                   
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Campus (PA) 26 3,501,944 3,921,014 12.0 Indiana University, Purdue University, Indianapolis 86 942,121 1,087,532 15.4
University of Wisconsin, Madison 27 3,058,960 3,759,387 22.9 Indiana University, Bloomington 87 991,134 1,081,730 9.1
Johns Hopkins University (MD) 28 3,306,987 3,744,751 13.2 Princeton Theological Seminary (NJ) 88 1,024,238 1,076,534 5.1
University of Texas at Austin 29 3,374,451 3,678,480 9.0 Middlebury College (VT) 89 1,000,598 1,073,976 7.3
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 30 3,089,350 3,290,771 6.5 University of Tulsa (OK) 90 975,601 1,053,445 8.0
                   
Brown University (RI) 31 2,963,366 3,245,531 9.5 Juilliard School (NY) 91 932,735 1,046,080 12.2
University of Washington, Seattle Campus 32 3,004,445 3,239,135 7.8 University of Utah 92 957,990 1,006,446 5.1
Michigan State University 33 2,590,300 3,084,973 19.1 Vassar College (NY) 93 928,817 1,002,570 7.9
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 34 2,899,974 2,947,111 1.6 University of Arkansas 94 898,908 996,019 10.8
California Institute of Technology 35 2,217,372 2,641,050 19.1 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State U. 95 835,800 987,600 18.2
                   
Pennsylvania State University, Main Campus 36 2,362,197 2,615,568 10.7 Rutgers University, New Brunswick (NJ) 96 865,867 985,463 13.8
Williams College (MA) 37 2,159,403 2,383,500 10.4 Brandeis University (MA) 97 866,778 976,887 12.7
University of Richmond (VA) 38 2,189,546 2,373,506 8.4 Washington State University 98 907,828 975,177 7.4
Purdue University, Main Campus (IN) 39 2,244,743 2,347,515 4.6 Berry College (GA) 99 944,411 968,546 2.6
Boston College (MA) 40 2,109,860 2,334,883 10.7 Wesleyan University (CT) 100 802,204 967,177 20.6
                   
Amherst College (MA) 41 2,031,843 2,248,141 10.6 University of Nebraska, Lincoln 101 869,874 958,039 10.1
Pomona College (CA) 42 1,984,930 2,165,208 9.1 Hamilton College (NY) 102 861,749 954,714 10.8
University of Rochester (NY) 43 1,927,498 2,121,390 10.1 University of Miami (FL) 103 844,643 948,579 12.3
Georgia Institute of Technology, Main Campus 44 1,843,764 1,985,802 7.7 University of Missouri, Columbia 104 869,566 922,077 6.0
University of California, Los Angeles 45 1,703,587 1,961,228 15.1 Iowa State University 105 699,371 910,356 30.2
                   
Boston University (MA) 46 1,654,531 1,957,021 18.3 Santa Clara University (CA) 106 840,706 905,858 7.7
Swarthmore College (PA) 47 1,746,962 1,955,532 11.9 Colgate University (NY) 107 821,597 881,303 7.3
Wellesley College (MA) 48 1,784,479 1,930,752 8.2 Oberlin College (OH) 108 808,301 879,535 8.8
University of California, Berkeley 49 1,718,520 1,909,978 11.1 Medical College of Wisconsin 109 748,862 875,817 17.0
Grinnell College (IA) 50 1,648,783 1,871,046 13.5 College of William and Mary (VA) 110 803,698 874,081 8.8
                   
Virginia Commonwealth University 51 1,559,874 1,843,001 18.2 Pepperdine University (CA) 111 781,341 860,333 10.1
Case Western Reserve University (OH) 52 1,662,739 1,798,790 8.2 Bryn Mawr College (PA) 112 803,898 852,743 6.1
Smith College (MA) 53 1,627,469 1,767,466 8.6 Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 113 663,342 847,845 27.8
Tufts University (MA) 54 1,562,968 1,738,706 11.2 Rochester Institute of Technology (NY) 114 750,895 847,211 12.8
George Washington University (DC) 55 1,570,278 1,729,147 10.1 University of Arizona 115 754,651 843,529 11.8
                   
Brigham Young University, Provo (UT) 56 1,571,803 1,720,824 9.5 Thomas Jefferson University (PA) 116 787,426 841,741 6.9
Carnegie Mellon University (PA) 57 1,288,196 1,718,583 33.4 Lafayette College (PA) 117 774,729 833,069 7.5
Georgetown University (DC) 58 1,483,502 1,661,745 12.0 University of Oregon 118 758,692 828,459 9.2
University of Kansas 59 1,496,475 1,634,789 9.2 Carleton College (MN) 119 738,136 828,168 12.2
University of Florida 60 1,461,815 1,605,037 9.8 Bucknell University (PA) 120 722,425 800,765 10.8
†Not applicable.
1 Institutions ranked by size of endowment at end of 2017 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 2018, Finance component. (This table was prepared April 2019.)