Answered By: Bobray Bordelon
Last Updated: May 06, 2020     Views: 44

Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle's Almanac of Higher Education contains endowment statistics. Electronic access (2011 to 2014 editions): from the Chronicle's website, perform a keyword search for almanac. On the search results pages, locate the Almanac for the year of interest and search within it for tables containing endowment statistics.

In the electronic 2010 Almanac, a state's page includes the state institution with the largest endowment.

For prior years:

College Endowments over $500 Million, FY 2017

College Endowments over $500 Million, FY 2016

College and University Endowments, 2010-2011

College and University Endowments, 2009-2010

Largest Endowments per Student, 2009

Largest Endowments per Student, 2008

503 College and University Endowments (fiscal year 1999)

506 College and University Endowments (fiscal year 1998)

On the Chronicle site, perform a keyword search for endowment to find additional statistics including rates of return for certain years.

Print access: The Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac is available in Stokes Library at call number LA226 .C55q  (2000-01 to 2013-14 editions available)

National Association of College and University Business Officers (market values for 1990-2018; rates of return for 1988-2017)  The 2019 tables can be found here.

IPEDS Data Center

Digest of Education Statistics publishes the following table: "Endowment funds of the 120 degree-granting postsecondary institutions with the largest endowments, by rank order." Located in Chapter 3: Postsecondary Education. (Note: table title varies by edition.)

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