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 March 31, 2018

Market value$5.2 billion
investment Performance (net of fees)
1 year+10.7%
3 year +6.1%
5 year+7.4%

More performance information is available on the Portfolio Returns page


Investments news

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November 2, 2017

Ohio State's investment portfolio earned a +14.5 percent return for fiscal 2017, placing it among the top quartile of university endowments for the year.

The market value of the Long-Term Investment Pool was $4.25 billion as of the June 30 end of the fiscal year. Since then, Ohio State has invested $819 million in proceeds from the Comprehensive Energy Management Project in the LTIP, bringing the market value to more than $5.15 billion as of Oct. 2.

Ohio State's investment team outperformed the benchmark for each major asset class in fiscal 2017, surpassing the portfolio benchmark...