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The High Cost of B-School Naming Rights

  1. Brigham Young University
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    Brigham Young University

    Marriott School of Management
    Donors: J. Willard and Alice Marriott
    Year: 1988
    Amount: $15 million
    2012 Value*: $28.5 million

    *2012 Value on each slide is based on inflation data provided by the U.S.Bureau of Labor Statistics. In two instances where the gift predated thebureau's data, information supplied by Oregon State University was used.
    Photograph by Norm Betts/Bloomberg
  2. Carnegie Mellon University
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    Carnegie Mellon University

    Tepper School of Business
    Donor: David Tepper
    Year: 2004
    Amount: $55 million
    2012 Value: $65.5 million
  3. Cornell University
    3

    Cornell University

    Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
    Donor: Samuel Curtis Johnson Jr.
    Year: 1984
    Amount: $20 million
    2012 Value: $43.6 million
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  4. Dartmouth College
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    Dartmouth College

    Tuck School of Business
    Donor: Edward Tuck
    Year: 1900
    Amount: $300,000
    2012 Value: $7.9 million
  5. Duke University
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    Duke University

    Fuqua School of Business
    Donor: J.B. Fuqua
    Year: 1980
    Amount: $10 million
    2012 Value: $34.5 million
  6. Emory University
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    Emory University

    Goizueta Business School
    Donor: Roberto Goizueta
    Year: 1994
    Amount: $10 million
    2012 Value: $15 million
  7. Indiana University
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    Indiana University

    Kelley School of Business
    Donor: E.W. Kelley
    Year: 1997
    Amount: $23 million
    2012 Value: $32 million
  8. Michigan State University
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    Michigan State University

    Eli Broad College of Business
    Donor: Eli Broad
    Year: 1991
    Amount: $20 million
    2012 Value: $33 million
    Photograph by Monica Almeida/The New York Times/Redux
  9. Northwestern University
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    Northwestern University

    Kellogg School of Management
    Donor: John L. and Helen Kellogg Foundation
    Year: 1979
    Amount: $10 million
    2012 Value: $31 million
  10. New York University
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    New York University

    Leonard N. Stern School of Business
    Donor: Leonard Stern
    Year: 1988
    Amount: $30 million
    2012 Value: $57 million
    Photograph by Robin Platzer/FilmMagic/Getty Images
  11. Rice University
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    Rice University

    Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
    Donor: Houston Endowment
    Year: 1974
    Amount: $5 million
    2012 Value: $22.9 million
  12. Texas A&M University
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    Texas A&M University

    Mays Business School
    Donor: Lowry Mays
    Year: 1996
    Amount: $15 million
    2012 Value: $29.8 million
    Photograph by Evan Vucci/AP Photo
  13. University of California at Berkeley
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    University of California at Berkeley

    Haas School of Business
    Donors: Walter and Elise Haas Fund
    Year: 1989
    Amount: $23.75 million
    2012 Value: $43 million
  14. University of California at Los Angeles
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    University of California at Los Angeles

    UCLA Anderson School of Management
    Donor: John Anderson
    Year: 1987
    Amount: $15 million
    2012 Value: $29.8 million
  15. University of Chicago
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    University of Chicago

    Booth School of Business
    Donor: David Booth
    Year: 2008
    Amount: $300 million
    2012 Value: $313 million
    Photograph by E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune/MCT via Getty Images
  16. University of Michigan
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    University of Michigan

    Stephen M. Ross School of Business
    Donor: Stephen Ross
    Year: 2004
    Amount: $100 million
    2012 Value: $119 million
  17. University of Minnesota
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    University of Minnesota

    Curtis L. Carlson School of Management
    Donor: Curtis Carlson
    Year: 1986
    Amount: $25 million
    2012 Value: $51.3 million
  18. University of Notre Dame
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    University of Notre Dame

    Mendoza College of Business
    Donor: Tom and Kathy Mendoza
    Year: 2000
    Amount: $35 million
    2012 Value: $45.7 million
  19. University of Pennsylvania
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    University of Pennsylvania

    The Wharton School
    Donor: Joseph Wharton
    Year: 1881
    Amount: $100,000
    2012 Value: $2.2 million
  20. University of Texas at Austin
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    University of Texas at Austin

    McCombs School of Business
    Donor: Red McCombs
    Year: 2000
    Amount: $50 million
    2012 Value: $65 million
  21. University of Southern California
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    University of Southern California

    Marshall School of Business
    Donor: Gordon Marshall
    Year: 1997
    Amount: $35 million
    2012 Value: $49.2 million