The 12 richest colleges in America

Harvard University has an endowment worth over $US30 billion — miles ahead of any other college in America and larger than the GDP of some countries.

The Cambridge, Massachusetts school is just one of 77 universities with endowments over $US1 billion, as this helpful graphic reveals. The chart — created by dadaviz user León Markovitz — shows how much each of the 12 biggest university endowments is worth, as well as how they stack up against each other.

Check out the full graphic below:

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