Duke University ranked ninth in fundraising among colleges and universities in the U.S. in 2007, and first in North Carolina, a new study says.
The annual survey, conducted by the Council for Aid to Education, found total donations to higher education rose to $29.75 billion in 2007. (See related story.)
The top 20 fundraising schools, though accounting for only 2 percent of respondents, received over a quarter of all contributions.
Duke was the only North Carolina school in the top 20.
North Carolina schools that raised the most in 2007 include: