Investments

The Office of Investments supports Ohio State's mission as a leading flagship national research university through its management of the Long-Term Investment Pool. Our investment strategy is designed to deliver long-term, risk-adjusted returns to grow and protect the value of thousands of endowment funds that support access, affordability and excellence.

For information about short- and intermediate-term investments, see the Treasurer's Office website.

Portfolio snapshot

 LTIP performance through June 30, 2018

Market value$5.2 billion
 
investment Performance (net of fees)
Quarter+0.8%
1 year+7.7%
3 year +6.0%
5 year+7.2%

More performance information is available on the Portfolio Returns page

 

Investments news

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| September 21, 2018

Ohio State's investment portfolio earned a +7.7 percent net return in fiscal 2018 and grew to a record $5.2 billion.

The market value of the Long-Term Investment Pool grew $958 million in fiscal 2018 while distributing $201.5 million to support student scholarships, faculty positions and other academic priorities.

Ohio State’s portfolio was worth $4.25 billion at the beginning of the fiscal year, ranking it as the 23rd largest college endowment in the country.