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Strength of a University

I know some of you could care less about the academic strength of The University of Alabama, but, for those that do, I have some good news. A University's endowment is a measure of its academic strength. It is a measure of support and permanence. The University of Alabama, for 2013, made the $1 billion club in endowments for colleges and universities. What does this mean? Being in the Billion $ club means The University of Alabama ranks in the top 83 Universities (UA actually ranks #77) in the Nation. UA ranks in the top 25 Public Universities in endowment.

The following are the endowment numbers (in billions) for SEC member institutions.

1.) Texas A&M 8.73

2.) Vanderbilt 3.67

3.) Florida 1.36

4.) Missouri 1.26

5.) Alabama 1.06

6.) Kentucky .99

7.) Tennessee .92

8.) Arkansas .82

9.) Georgia .79

10.) Louisiana St. .72

11.) S. Carolina .55

12.) Auburn .52

13.) Mississippi .52

14.) Miss. St. .34

Remember UA in your will. I'm serious!!!!

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