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These Colleges Received the Most in Gifts Last Year

Total private giving to institutions of higher education, public and private, grew again in 2014, according to The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s Philanthropy 400 project, which tracks giving to the 400 largest nonprofit organizations in the United States. Over all, giving to groups in the survey in 2014 rose 5.1 percent from the previous year.

Here are the top 10 private colleges on the list, sorted by the amount they received:

And here are the top 10 public colleges on the list, sorted by the same metric:

The increase in philanthropy to colleges continues a long trend of increased giving to institutions of higher education. Here are two charts showing the upward trend in giving to private and public colleges:

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