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New Endowment Figures are out

AlexandreAlexandre Posts: 21,652Super Moderator Senior Member
There were drops in the value of university endowments across the board, but the wealthiest universities are still very well off. It is important to remember that public universities receive hundreds of millions of dollars from their state each year...private universities do not. As such, a public university with an endowment of $1 billion can do more with it than a private university with an endowment of $1 billion.

1. Harvard University $26.0 billion
2. Yale University $16.0 billion
3. Princeton University $12.7 billion
4. Stanford University $12.0 billion
5. Massachusetts Institute of Technology $8.0 billion
6. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor $6.0 billion
7. Columbia University $5.7 billion
8. University of Pennsylvania $5.6 billion
8. University of Texas-Austin $5.6 billion
10. University of Notre Dame $5.5 billion
11. Northwestern University $5.4 billion
12. University of Chicago $5.0 billion
13. Duke University $4.9 billion
14. Cornell University $4.5 billion
14. Emory University 4.5 billion
16. Texas A&M University $4.4 billion
17. Washington University-St Louis $4.2 billion
18. University of Virginia $4.1 billion
19. Rice University $3.6 billion
20. Dartmouth College $3.0 billion
21. Vanderbilt University $2.8 billion
22. University of Southern California $2.5 billion
23. University of California-Berkeley $2.3 billion
24. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities $2.2 billion
25. Brown University $2.0 billion
26. Johns Hopkins University $1.9 billion
26. New York University $1.9 billion
28. University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill $1.8 billion
29. University of Pittsburgh $1.7 billion
29. University of California-Los Angeles $1.7 billion
31. California Institute of Technology $1.5 billion
31. Indiana University-Bloomington $1.5 billion
31. Ohio State University-Columbus $1.5 billion
31. Purdue University-West Lafayette $1.5 billion
35. Case Western Reserve University $1.4 billion
35. George Washington University $1.4 billion
37. Boston College $1.3 billion
37. Georgia Institute of Technology $1.3 billion
37. Pennsylvania State University-University Park $1.3 billion
40. University of Wisconsin-Madison $1.2 billion
41. Lehigh University $1.1 billion
41. Michigan State University $1.1 billion
41. Tufts University $1.1 billion
44. Wake Forest University $1.0 billion
45. Carnegie Mellon University $850 million
46. Georgetown University $800 million
46. Suracuse University $800 million
46. Tulane University $800 million
49. University of Miami $750 million
50. Brandeis University $700 million

Per capita statistics are also interesting, although not as telling because they do not take economies of scale into consideration. A school with 30,000 or 40,000 students can do more with each dollar spent than a school with 3,000 or 4,000 students.

1. Princeton University $1.8 million
2. Harvard University $1.3 million
2. Yale University $1.3 million
4. Stanford University $800,000
5. Massachusetts Institute of Technology $770,000
6. California Institute of Technology $710,000
7. Rice University $555,000
8. Dartmouth College $515,000
9. University of Notre Dame $470,000
10. Duke University $365,000
11. University of Chicago $360,000
12. Emory University $350,000
13. Washington University-St Louis $340,000
14. Northwestern University $300,000
15. University of Pennsylvania $280,000
16. Brown University $240,000
17. Vanderbilt University $230,000
18. Cornell University $220,000
19. Columbia University $215,000
20. University of Virginia $205,000
21. Lehigh University $160,000
22. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor $150,000
22. Wake Forest University $150,000
24. Brandeis University $140,000
24. Case Western Reserve University $140,000
26. Tufts University $110,000
26. University of Texas-Austin $110,000
28. Johns Hopkins University $100,000
29. Boston College $90,000
29. Texas A&M University-College Station $90,000
31. Carnegie Mellon University $80,000
32. University of Southern California $75,000
33. Tulane University $70,000
34. University of California-Berkeley $65,000
34. University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill $65,000
34. Georgia Institute of Technology $65,000
37. University of Pittsburgh $60,000
38. George Washington $55,000
38. Georgetown University $55,000
40. University of Miami $50,000
41. University of California-Los Angeles $45,000
41. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities $45,000
43. Indiana University-Bloomington $40,000
43. Purdue University-West Lafayette $40,000
45. New York University $35,000
46. Michigan State University $30,000
46. Ohio State University-Columbus $30,000
46. Pennsylvania State University-University Park $30,000
46. University of Wisconsin-Madison $30,000

Even $30,000 per capita is huge folks. Imperial College, one of England's top 5 universities, has an endowment of capita of $25,000. The London School of Economics and the University College of London, two other of England's top 5 universities, have endowments per capita of $15,000 and $10,000 respectively.
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