Yale’s endowment earned an 11.3% investment return (net of fees) for the year ending June 30, 2017. The endowment value increased from $25.4 billion on June 30, 2016, to $27.2 billion on June 30, 2017.
Spending from the endowment, which is the largest source of revenue for the university and supports faculty salaries, student scholarships, and other expenses, for Yale’s 2018 fiscal year is projected to be $1.3 billion, representing approximately 34% of the University’s net revenues. Endowment distributions to the operating budget have increased at an annualized rate of 9.2% over the past 20 years. Those distributions support, among other priorities, Yale’s commitment to meeting the full financial need of every student enrolled in Yale College.
Notable Reports this month: