EIN 34-4428207

Bluffton University

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
747
State
Year formed
1899
Most recent tax filings
2020-06-01
Description
Shaped by the historic peace church tradition and nourished by a desire for excellence in all phases of its programs, Bluffton University seeks to prepare students of all backgrounds for life as well as vocation, for responsible citizenship, for servi...

Program areas at Bluffton University

Bluffton University provides an educational experience that promotes our four enduring values of discovery, community, respect and service. One can choose from 45 majors and more than 43 minors. Business administration, education, sport management, and nutrition and dietetics are among our largest majors. We also offer graduate programs in education and business. Our student aid program served 731 students and allows the institution to provide an education that helps students find their greater purpose.

Form 990s for Bluffton University

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-05-26990View PDF
2019-062020-08-27990View PDF
2018-062019-04-15990View PDF
2017-062018-06-14990View PDF
2016-062017-10-03990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds Bluffton University

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
The Ohio Foundation of Independent CollegesScholarships & Unrestricted$39,184
 View purchase optionsEducation$36,607
 View purchase optionsEducation$30,000
...and 9 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of EducationFEDERAL DIRECT STUDENT LOANS$5,935,452
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...and 4 more federal grants / contracts

Financials for Bluffton University

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$4,286,882
Program services$27,239,628
Investment income and dividends$663,059
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-4,108
Net income from fundraising events$-4,249
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$33,857
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$32,215,069

Personnel at Bluffton University

NameTitleCompensation
Art WoodruffVice President of Fiscal Affairs
Hans HoushowerVice President for Advancement$100,264
Robin BowlusVice President for Enrollment Management$88,542
 View purchase optionsVice President for Student Life, Dean of Students$91,657
 View purchase optionsInterim Vice President for Student Life and Director of Athletics / Athletic Director
...and 15 more key personnel

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Georgetown CollegeGeorgetown, KY$57,019,285
Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$32,215,069
2020
Yearly growth
3.3%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$33,211,387
2020
Yearly growth
3.5%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$69,534,991
2020
Yearly growth
-5.5%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
747
2020
Yearly growth
-4%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
1 University Drive
Bluffton, OH 45817
Metro area
Lima, OH
County
Allen County, OH
Website URL
bluffton.edu/ 
Phone
(419) 358-3000
Facebook page
BlufftonUniversity 
Twitter profile
@blufftonu 
IRS details
EIN
34-4428207
Fiscal year end
June
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1899
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
B43: University or Technological Institute
NAICS code, primary
611310: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
Parent/child status
Independent