On average, nearly half of alumni donated to these schools in the last two academic years, U.S. News data show. Alumni donated more than $11 billion to their alma maters in 2017, according to an annual survey from the Council for Aid to Education, an increase of 14.5 percent over 2016.
1. Princeton University (NJ)
Princeton University is a private institution that was founded in 1746. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,394, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 600 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar.