Indiana University Endowment Among Top 20 Publics in Nation
Indiana University ranks 16th in the nation among public universities and is in the top 5 percent of all U.S. and Canadian colleges and universities in the market value of its endowment, according to the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) Commonfund Study of Endowments®. The annual study gathered data from 818 U.S. and Canadian colleges and universities for fiscal year 2017.
As of June 30, 2017, the market value of IU’s endowment totaled $2.229 billion, a 12.2% increase in value from the previous fiscal year. Endowment growth is affected by return on investments, by gifts added to the endowment, and by distributions made from the endowment.
The top 20 public universities and the value of their endowments for fiscal year 2017, as listed by the NACUBO Commonfund Study of Endowments (in thousands of dollars) are listed in the following table.
|1. The University of Texas System||$26,535,095|
|2. The Texas A&M University System||$11,556,260|
|3. University of Michigan*||$10,936,014|
|4. The University of California||$9,787,627|
|5. University of Virginia||$6,393,561|
|6. The Ohio State University*||$4,253,459|
|7. The Pennsylvania State University*||$3,990,781|
|8. University of Pittsburgh||$3,945,687|
|9. University of Minnesota & Foundation*||$3,493,641|
|10. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Foundations||$3,027,227|
|11. University of Wisconsin Foundation*||$2,746,470|
|12. Michigan State University*||$2,682,869|
|13. University of Illinois & Foundation*||$2,556,723|
|14. University of Washington||$2,529,250|
|15. Purdue University*||$2,424,872|
|16. Indiana University and Foundation*||$2,229,361|
|17. The UCLA Foundation||$2,062,573|
|18. Georgia Institute of Technology and related Foundations||$1,985,802|
|19. Virginia Commonwealth University||$1,843,001|
|20. University of California Berkeley Foundation||$1,794,602|
*Indicates a Big Ten university
For more information on the NACUBO Commonfund Study of Endowments, visit the National Association of College and University Business Officers at nacubo.org or Commonfund Institute at commonfund.org.