Largest endowments at U.S. colleges and universities, fiscal 2015

Jan. 28, 2016
With billions of dollars in their funds, these 10 higher-education institutions had the biggest endowments in fiscal 2015

Each year, the NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments tracks the financial performance of endowments at U.S. colleges and universities. In fiscal 2015, the 812 institutions participating in the survey reported an average one-year return on investment of 2.4 percent—a sharp decline compared with 2014.

The study also shows the higher-education institutions whose endowments have the largest market value. Here are the 10 largest for fiscal 2015.

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