Thursday, February 13, 2014
Council for Aid to Education, Colleges and Universities Raise $33.80 Billion in 2013:
Charitable contributions to colleges and universities in the United States increased 9 percent in 2013, according to the Voluntary Support of Education (VSE) survey, conducted by the Council for Aid to Education (CAE). At $33.80 billion, the total is the highest recorded in the history of the survey. In 2009, giving fell from $31.60 billion, which was then the historical high point, to $27.85 billion. Giving levels gradually recovered from that loss until reaching this year’s high.
The top ten fundraising institutions accounted for 1 percent of the responding institutions and raised 17.3 percent of the contributions.
- Stanford ($931.57 million)
- Harvard ($792.26 million)
- USC ($674.51 million)
- Columbia ($646.66 million)
- Johns Hopkins ($518.57 million)
- Pennsylvania ($506.61 million)
- Cornell ($474.96 million)
- NYU ($449.34 million)
- Yale University ($444.17 million)
- Duke ($423.66 million)
For state-by-state results, see here. Press coverage: