The rankings associated with richest universities in America have collapsed after the global economic recession and it has affected these universities to a greater extent. The list of wealthiest colleges presented in the infographic is made purely depending on the net worth and valued endowment of the universities after the economic crisis.
The oldest America university founded in the year 1636. In 2008, the net worth was $ 36.6 billion in 2008 and it has reduced to $ 27.6 billion by the end of 2010.
It was found in the year 1701. the total worth of assets related to Yale university in 2008 was $ 22.8 billion and it has endowed to $ 16.7 billion in 2010.
Despite of showing academic revenue growth of over 14%, Princeton university has a endowment of $ 14.4 billion in the year 2010.