Key Findings from 2017 NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments [Infographic]

March 6, 2018 |

For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2017, educational endowments reported a 12.2 percent return as the 10-Year return fell to 4.6 percent. In this infographic, we report the top findings from the 2017 NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments. This annual report studies, on average, over 800 educational institutions that include U.S. educational institutions, private colleges and university endowments, public educational endowments, institution-related foundations (IRFs) and combined public endowment/foundations.


Commonfund partners with the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) to create the NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments® (NCSE).

The NCSE annual report studies, on average, over 800 educational institutions that include U.s. educational institutions, private college and university endowments, public educational endowments, institution-related foundations (IRFs) and combined public endowments/foundations.

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