Special Report

America's Richest Universities

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6. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
> 2018 endowment: $16.5 billion
> Increase from 2017: 10.4%
> Main campus location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
> 2017 undergraduate enrollment: 4,547

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5. Princeton University
> 2018 endowment: $25.9 billion
> Increase from 2017: 8.8%
> Main campus location: Princeton, New Jersey
> 2017 undergraduate enrollment: 5,394

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4. Stanford University
> 2018 endowment: $26.5 billion
> Increase from 2017: 6.8%
> Main campus location: Palo Alto, California
> 2017 undergraduate enrollment: 7,064

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3. Yale University
> 2018 endowment: $29.4 billion
> Increase from 2017: 8.0%
> Main campus location: New Haven, Connecticut
> 2017 undergraduate enrollment: 5,746

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2. The University of Texas System
> 2018 endowment: $30.9 billion
> Increase from 2017: 16.4%
> Main campus location: Austin, Texas
> 2017 undergraduate enrollment: 40,492 (Austin campus)

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