University of Chicago's endowment returned 6.9% for the fiscal year ended June 30.
Endowment assets grew over the year by about 3.7% to $8.5 billion, according to an announcement on the university's website.
For the 10, 15 and 20 years ended June 30, the endowment returned an average compounded 9.1%, 8.3% and 8.2%, respectively, according to the Oct. 16 announcement.
The university did not provide gross or net information, benchmark returns or returns by asset class.
The endowment returned 8% for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2018.
The endowment has a long-term strategic allocation of 30% global equities; 25% absolute return; 14.5% private equity; 8% each, fixed income and real estate; 7.5% natural resources; 4.5% private debt; 2% TRIP protection and 0.5% cash and equivalents, according to the university's website.
University spokeswoman Mary Naset could not immediately provide further information.