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The Top 10 Richest Colleges

The Top 10 Richest Colleges

Notably, the majority of the top ten are Ivy League schools.

Elizabeth Hoyt

February 01, 2012

6. Columbia University
Endowment: $7,789,578,000 (2011)

Among Columbia’s successful graduates are three U.S. presidents (including President Obama), five founding fathers, nine Supreme Court Justices (including three Chief Justices), 16 Chief Executives of Fortune 500 companies, 115 Pulitzer Prize winners, 43 Nobel Prize winners, three of the 25 richest Americans and 20 living billionaires. Just to name a few.