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10. Grinnell College

Endowment per student: $749,309
Endowment: $1.26 billion
Total enrollment: 1,688

As recently as 2007, Grinnell College had the largest endowment among all US liberal a rts colleges with $1.72 billion. In 2010, the endowment was approximately $1.26 billion and with a student body of less than 1,700, Grinnell has the tenth largest endowment on a per-student basis.

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