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Brandeis University

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Brandeis University is a university based in Waltham, MA that was founded in 1947. As of 2018 they had $436 million in revenue and $1.5 billion in assets.

Characterized by academic excellence since its founding in 1948, Brandeis University is one of the youngest private research universities, as well as the only nonsectarian Jewish-sponsored college or university in the country.

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Program areas at Brandeis University

Instructional and Academic Support: Brandeis University is a rare combination of a liberal arts college and a global research university. Our student body numbers 5,300, including undergraduates and graduate students. BRANDEIS has a Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and two professional schools, the Heller School for Social Policy and Management and the International Business School. The Rabb School of Continuing Studies offers graduate professional programs for part-time students. Many academic programs are enriched by myriad interactions with the numerous other leading universities in the area. Brandeis has to connect theory and practice through field work and experiential learning.

Auxiliary Enterprises: Brandeis University serves the needs and interests of students and has broad responsibility for the services and activities that enhance the quality of student life outside the classroom. These services and activities include but are not limited to community living, dining services, health center, psychological counseling center, and interfaith chaplaincy.

Sponsored Programs include various research and instructional programs funded by external parties, including the Federal government, foreign and state governments and private foundations and corporations. Brandeis research is at the heart of many societal, artistic, intellectual and scientific advances. Research at Brandeis is interdisciplinary, bold and collaborative. Its an approach that enables the faculty to leverage the relatively small size of the university to achieve an impact well beyond the sum of its parts. Brandeis is wholly committed to the proposition that basic research is the engine of innovation in human health and well-being.

Form 990s for Brandeis University

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Jun 19, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Sep 14, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Jun 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Sep 15, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Aug 4, 2016990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Brandeis University

Total grants, contributions, etc.$45,233,439
Program services$369,697,931
Investment income and dividends$11,426,664
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$1,919,910
Net rental income$1,439,310
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$6,414,935
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$195,762
Total revenues$436,327,951

Vendors for Brandeis University

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
KPMG LLPTax accounting; Audit accounting2020-01-15
████ ████████ ███Preconstruction Management$11,535,9762018-06-01
████████ ████████████ ██ ███Construction$3,482,0112018-06-01
████████ ███Publishing$1,504,1002018-06-01
██████ ███ ██████████Food and Construction$15,186,2442018-06-01
███████ ████ ██████████ ██████████ ███Architects$1,579,9182018-06-01
███ ████████ █████████ ███████Insurance2016-12-31
██ ███████ ██████ ██Investment management2016-12-31
...and 41 more vendors

Personnel at Brandeis University

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Samuel SolomonChief Financial Officer and Treasurer$122,264Feb. 19, 2020
Jim la CretaChief Information Officer-July 2, 2019
███████ ███████Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor To the President-May 28, 2020
█████ ███████Chief Philanthropic Advisor$453,509June 30, 2018
█████ ██ ████Vice President for Operations$274,821June 30, 2018
███████ ███████Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration / Executive Vice President Finance and Administration$483,704May 28, 2020
████ ██████Interim Senior Vice President for Communications and External Relations-July 2, 2019
███ ███Senior Vice President for Communications, Marketing and External Relations-May 28, 2020
██████ █████Senior Vice President of Institutional Advancement-May 28, 2020
█████ ██ ████████Interim Vice President for Human Resources-July 2, 2019
...and 28 more key personnel

Peer universities

1Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)501(c)(3)$328 millionWorcester, MA
2Vanderbilt University501(c)(3)$1.7 billionNashville, TN
3Syracuse University (SU)501(c)(3)$1.4 billionSyracuse, NY
4Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)501(c)(3)$1.5 billionPittsburgh, PA
5Clark University501(c)(3)$177 millionWorcester, MA
6Boston College501(c)(3)$1.1 billionChestnut Hill, MA
7Northeastern University (NU)501(c)(3)$1.6 billionBoston, MA
8MCPHS University501(c)(3)$364 millionBoston, MA
9Assumption College501(c)(3)$112 millionWorcester, MA
10Simmons University501(c)(3)$246 millionBoston, MA
11Wellesley College501(c)(3)$269 millionWellesley, MA
12Curry College501(c)(3)$119 millionMilton, MA
13Trustees of the Smith College501(c)(3)$405 millionNorthampton, MA
14Western New England University501(c)(3)$159 millionSpringfield, MA
15Suffolk University501(c)(3)$316 millionBoston, MA
16Lesley University501(c)(3)$122 millionCambridge, MA
17Emerson College501(c)(3)$246 millionBoston, MA
18Tufts University501(c)(3)$1.1 billionSomerville, MA
19Bar Ilan University (BIU)501(c)(3)$383 millionNew York, NY
20Thomas Jefferson University (TJU)501(c)(3)$696 millionPhiladelphia, PA
21Drexel University501(c)(3)$1.3 billionPhiladelphia, PA
22Tel Aviv University501(c)(3)$729 millionIsrael,
23The George Washington University (GWU)501(c)(3)$1.6 billionAshburn, VA
24Santa Clara University (SCU)501(c)(3)$524 millionSanta Clara, CA
25Everglades University501(c)(3)$489 millionFort Lauderdale, FL