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Colleges with the Biggest Endowment Per Student

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3. Harvard University

Endowment per student: $1,304,492
Endowment: $27.56 billion
Total enrollment: 21,125

Harvard, with the largest endowment in the country, has only the third highest total when compared to the size of its student body. Harvard’s endowment is so large that from 2009 to 2010, the fund grew over $1.41 billion, a sum alone that would be the 42nd largest endowment in the country.

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