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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 2019
Institution Fiscal year (FY) 2019
Rank order, end of FY1 Market value of endowment
Beginning of FY
(in thousands)
End of FY
(in thousands)
Percent change2
1 2 3 4 5
United States (all institutions) $648,896,292 $675,114,924 4.0

    120 institutions with the largest amounts
481,964,860 502,244,811 4.2
Harvard University 1 39,233,736 40,929,700 4.3
Yale University 2 29,444,936 30,295,003 2.9
The University of Texas System Office 3 30,597,370 29,842,396 -2.5
Stanford University 4 26,464,912 27,699,834 4.7
Princeton University 5 25,438,281 25,623,628 0.7

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
6 16,400,027 17,443,750 6.4
University of Pennsylvania 7 13,777,441 14,649,761 6.3
Texas A & M University-College Station 8 12,692,805 12,632,093 -0.5
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 9 11,733,013 12,273,834 4.6
University of California-System Administration Central Office 10 10,828,968 11,891,155 9.8

University of Notre Dame
11 11,065,058 11,565,964 4.5
Columbia University in the City of New York 12 10,869,245 10,950,738 0.7
Emory University 13 7,985,467 8,626,248 8.0
Duke University 14 8,524,846 8,609,004 1.0
Northwestern University 15 8,386,918 8,244,818 -1.7

Washington University in St Louis
16 7,687,392 8,130,483 5.8
University of Chicago 17 7,009,012 7,244,603 3.4
Cornell University 18 6,871,481 6,974,637 1.5
University of Virginia-Main Campus 19 6,856,258 6,953,904 1.4
Rice University 20 6,228,857 6,506,177 4.5

Johns Hopkins University
21 4,190,520 6,275,939 49.8
Vanderbilt University 22 4,608,461 6,270,877 36.1
University of Southern California 23 5,544,267 5,739,565 3.5
Dartmouth College 24 5,494,203 5,731,322 4.3
Ohio State University-Main Campus 25 5,189,801 5,233,313 0.8

University of Wisconsin-Madison
26 4,243,440 4,579,680 7.9
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 27 4,174,775 4,289,974 2.8
The University of Texas at Austin 28 4,039,907 4,288,184 6.1
New York University 29 4,222,210 4,219,314 -0.1
Brown University 30 3,603,848 3,976,694 10.3

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
31 3,500,753 3,714,676 6.1
University of Washington-Seattle Campus 32 3,534,519 3,699,979 4.7
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 33 3,307,663 3,513,938 6.2
Michigan State University 34 3,306,597 3,434,143 3.9
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus 35 2,891,684 3,164,850 9.4

California Institute of Technology
36 2,907,002 2,987,001 2.8
Williams College 37 2,626,267 2,744,103 4.5
Purdue University-Main Campus 38 2,336,955 2,539,232 8.7
University of Richmond 39 2,511,584 2,513,209 0.1
Amherst College 40 2,377,537 2,473,283 4.0

Boston College
41 2,515,667 2,433,821 -3.3
Pomona College 42 2,273,707 2,321,097 2.1
University of Rochester 43 2,257,357 2,318,529 2.7
Boston University 44 2,143,074 2,311,388 7.9
University of California-Los Angeles 45 2,125,752 2,255,362 6.1

Wellesley College
46 2,105,212 2,173,415 3.2
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus 47 2,091,110 2,169,005 3.7
University of California-Berkeley 48 1,999,056 2,143,756 7.2
Swarthmore College 49 2,115,768 2,131,553 0.7
Grinnell College 50 1,991,605 2,069,953 3.9

Virginia Commonwealth University
51 1,951,337 2,042,520 4.7
Carnegie Mellon University 52 1,872,191 1,983,602 6.0
Smith College 53 1,875,093 1,913,253 2.0
Brigham Young University-Provo 54 1,974,414 1,878,296 -4.9
Tufts University 55 1,845,956 1,867,962 1.2

Case Western Reserve University
56 1,842,899 1,866,500 1.3
University of Kansas 57 1,765,780 1,842,170 4.3
Georgetown University 58 1,769,557 1,822,484 3.0
University of Florida 59 1,727,400 1,818,319 5.3
George Washington University 60 1,798,810 1,778,559 -1.1

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
61 1,578,169 1,772,258 12.3
Bowdoin College 62 1,628,165 1,743,671 7.1
Washington and Lee University 63 1,603,114 1,676,308 4.6
Texas Christian University 64 1,595,949 1,620,665 1.5
Southern Methodist University 65 1,619,232 1,607,333 -0.7

University of California-San Francisco
66 1,432,799 1,602,091 11.8
Liberty University 67 1,432,964 1,587,919 10.8
University of Iowa 68 1,500,456 1,578,933 5.2
University of Delaware 69 1,413,197 1,466,070 3.7
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus 70 1,364,778 1,449,732 6.2

Tulane University of Louisiana
71 1,383,967 1,423,305 2.8
Lehigh University 72 1,353,116 1,411,641 4.3
North Carolina State University at Raleigh 73 1,293,743 1,400,655 8.3
Syracuse University 74 1,338,287 1,392,691 4.1
University of Kentucky 75 1,334,530 1,385,507 3.8

Wake Forest University
76 1,339,003 1,375,398 2.7
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 77 1,136,900 1,348,500 18.6
University of Georgia 78 1,274,343 1,343,987 5.5
Baylor University 79 1,310,781 1,322,822 0.9
University of Nebraska-Lincoln 80 1,021,199 1,309,494 28.2

Trinity University
81 1,299,405 1,287,117 -0.9
Soka University of America 82 1,275,811 1,270,123 -0.4
Saint Louis University 83 1,226,095 1,252,678 2.2
Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis 84 1,177,984 1,241,295 5.4
University of Arkansas 85 1,185,715 1,221,935 3.1

Berea College
86 1,192,078 1,218,740 2.2
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center 87 1,199,509 1,215,979 1.4
Baylor College of Medicine 88 1,171,285 1,173,489 0.2
Indiana University-Bloomington 89 1,154,032 1,172,818 1.6
Middlebury College 90 1,124,144 1,157,786 3.0

MCPHS University
91 1,020,134 1,131,298 10.9
Princeton Theological Seminary 92 1,129,412 1,130,871 0.1
Rutgers University-New Brunswick 93 1,015,059 1,130,228 11.3
University of Tulsa 94 1,114,621 1,129,458 1.3
Vassar College 95 1,082,831 1,124,864 3.9

The Juilliard School
96 1,106,640 1,103,572 -0.3
University of Utah 97 1,051,841 1,080,567 2.7
Wesleyan University 98 1,065,219 1,080,015 1.4
Northeastern University 99 847,756 1,074,592 26.8
Brandeis University 100 1,046,386 1,073,526 2.6

Washington State University
101 1,024,301 1,068,763 4.3
Berry College 102 985,124 1,065,940 8.2
Iowa State University 103 1,017,089 1,056,849 3.9
University of Missouri-Columbia 104 1,003,025 1,052,760 5.0
University of Arizona 105 959,632 1,038,133 8.2

Santa Clara University
106 979,248 1,019,760 4.1
Hamilton College 107 1,012,841 1,017,291 0.4
University of Miami 108 1,021,508 997,413 -2.4
William & Mary 109 935,544 995,874 6.4
Oberlin College 110 947,149 984,675 4.0

Rochester Institute of Technology
111 938,162 957,232 2.0
Thomas Jefferson University 112 932,897 954,177 2.3
University of Oregon 113 912,512 947,072 3.8
Medical College of Wisconsin 114 930,961 937,909 0.7
Colgate University 115 923,604 934,426 1.2

Arizona State University-Tempe
116 720,565 922,103 28.0
Pepperdine University 117 904,142 917,550 1.5
Carleton College 118 878,494 892,353 1.6
Bryn Mawr College 119 897,236 888,153 -1.0
Denison University 120 850,416 887,898 4.4
†Not applicable.
1 Institutions ranked by size of endowment at end of 2019 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: Data in this table represent the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. In addition to individual degree-granting institution campuses, this table includes two state university systems (University of Texas System Office and University of California System Admin Central Office).
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Spring 2020, Finance component. (This table was prepared March 2021.)

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