Endowment per Student at Selected Colleges (2017)

Endowment is a college's biggest source of financial aid. Endowment per Student (“EPS”) is a good indicator of the amount of aid it is likely to grant. Colleges with at least $100,000 of EPS have tended to be generous with need-based grants.


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Endowment/
Student ($)
Endowment
($ million) 
 # of Students 
                                                   
Princeton 2,910,647 23,812 8,181
Yale 2,207,277 27,176 12,312
Harvard 1,637,364 36,022 22,000
Stanford 1,517,201 24,785 16,336
MIT 1,322,378 14,968 11,319
Pomona 1,272,460 2,167 1,703
Williams 1,228,697 2,509 2,042
Amherst 1,215,792 2,248 1,849
Swarthmore 1,207,407 1,956 1,620
Cal Tech 1,163,839 2,607 2,240
Grinnell 1,097,361 1,871 1,705
Olin Coll. of Engin. 1,074,286 376 350
Rice 827,969 5,814 7,022
Bowdoin 806,202 1,456 1,806
Wellesley 780,517 1,931 2,474
Dartmouth 761,407 4,956 6,509
Notre Dame 760,820 9,352 12,292
Washington & Lee 683,304 1,547 2,264
Smith 614,823 1,767 2,874
Claremont McKenna 581,171 784 1,349
U of Richmond 574,679 2,374 4,131
U Penn   566,387 12,213 21,563
Duke 533,374 7,911 14,832
Northwestern 492,126 10,437 21,208
Bryn Mawr 477,696 846 1,771
Univ. of Chicago 469,780 7,524 16,016
Hamilton 489,730 906 1,850
Washington U in St. L. 518,707 7,861 15,155
Emory 452,728 6,905 15,252
Middlebury 425,178 1,074 2,526
Colby 424,658 775 1,825
Vassar 409,388 1,003 2,450
Haverford 396,899 512 1,290
Carleton 393,349 828 2,105
Harvey Mudd 370,508 299 807
Reed 367,347 540 1,470
Davidson 367,179 716 1,950
Denison 364,186 783 2,150
Macalaster 360,830 748 2,073
Columbia 357,777 9,997 27,942
Scripps 340,748 337 989
Brown 333,573 3,246 9,731
Mt. Holyoke 329,120 729 2,215
Vanderbilt 328,463 4,136 12,592
Lafayette 311,883 790 2,533
Colgate 300,991 881 2,927
Cornell 293,622 6,758 23,016
DePauw 290,870 669 2,300
Oberlin 288,966 838 2,900
Wesleyan 279,490 898 3,213
Brandeis 272,297 977 3,588
Trinity 252,738 577 2,283
Lehigh 251,575 1,278 5,080
Holy Cross 248,013 749 3,020
Sewanee 238,959 395 1,653
Bucknell 221,026 801 3,624
Union 192,273 423 2,200
Univ. of Rochester 190,635 2,121 11,126
Johns Hopkins 190,592 3,845 20,174
Dickinson 170,661 413 2,420
Bates 165,169 294 1,780
Boston College 162,596 2,317 14,250
Carnegie Mellon 159,520 2,154 13,503
Case Western Reserve 158,642 1,799 11,340
Connecticut College 156,658 300 1,915
Tufts 151,362 1,739 11,489
Wake Forest 151,230 1,205 7,968
Skidmore 146,800 367 2,500
Franklin & Marshall 146,730 341 2,324
Kenyon 142,005 238 1,676
Barnard 138,559 327 2,360
Coll. of the Atlantic 137,568 51 370
Bard 130,180 267 2,051
Pitzer  128,397 137 1,067
Gettysburg 125,663 308 2,451
Wheaton 124,242 205 1,650
St. Lawrence 123,436 296 2,398
Clark 122,828 417 3,395
Muhlenberg 122,697 273 2,225
U of Southern CA 120,747 5,128 42,469
William & Mary 103,017 874 8,484
Tulane 94,838 1,288 13,581
Hobart 94,770 212 2,237
Georgetown 93,114 1,662 17,849
RPI 88,694 677 7,633
NYU 78,971 3,992 50,550
WPI 78,096 502 6,428
Stonehill 74,615 194 2,600
St. Anselm 69,089 135 1,954
George Washington 63,662 1,729 27,159
Boston University 59,113 1,957 33,106
Univ. of Miami  56,485 949 16,801
Ithaca 44,467 301 6,769
Clarkson 44,419 191 4,300
UVM 39,334 468 11,898
St. Michael's 37,565 87 2,316
Hampshire 34,286 48 1,400
Northeastern 30,590 779 25,466
Colby-Sawyer 26,148 37 1,415
Lasell 23,333 42 1,800
Bennington 23,183 19 798
UNH System & Foundation 22,012 726 33,000
UNH Durham 21,818 336 15,400
Wentworth Institute 20,542 94 4,576
Rivier 16,637 37 2,242
U Conn Foundation 13,110 422 32,182
U Mass Foundation 11,264 820 72,796
U of Maine Foundation 10,104 293 28,997
Univ of RI 8,079 146 18,072
U of Southern NH 5,307 17 3,147
New England Coll. 4,815 13 2,700
Simmons 3,953 20 4,933

Sources: 2017 NACUBO Endowment Study; Wickipedia