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Annual Press Release

Annual Press Release

1/27/2016

COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES RAISE RECORD $40.30 BILLION IN 2015
$100 Million+ Gifts and Gifts of Appreciated Property Affect Totals
Stanford University Raises a Record $1.63 Billion 

Charitable contributions to colleges and universities in the United States increased 7.6 percent in 2015, according to the Voluntary Support of Education (VSE) survey, conducted annually by the Council for Aid to Education (CAE). At $40.30 billion, the total is the highest recorded since the inception of the survey in 1957. 

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Our annual publication, Voluntary Support of Education, offers comprehensive data on contributions by source and purpose for all higher-education and pre-collegiate participants. It includes a summary report that describes patterns of giving nationwide and links trends in giving to major economic indicators.

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VSE 2015 Press Release

Overview of VSE 2015 survey results and national trends