Paul L. Caron

Thursday, January 29, 2015

College Endowment Rankings

Chronicle of Higher Education, College Endowments See Another Year of Growth:

The improving economy contributed to a second strong year in a row for colleges’ endowment returns, according to an annual study released on Thursday. Colleges’ endowments returned an average of 15.5 percent in the 2014 fiscal year, up from 11.7 percent in 2013.

The ranking of 851 colleges is here.  The Top 25 (figures in thousands):

Top 25


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The more meaningful metric is the size of the endowment per capita, i.e., per student. I believe that Princeton comes out way ahead on that metric, but don't remember who follows Princeton.

Posted by: Andy Patterson | Jan 30, 2015 6:23:09 AM