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Cornell University

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

Cornell University is a university based in Ithaca, NY that was founded in 1865. As of 2018 they had $5.0 billion in revenue and $13 billion in assets.

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Program areas at Cornell University

Cornell has a long tradition of combining scholarly work and leadership in research -both basic and applied- with public service and engagement in new york state and around the world. Revenues from sponsored awards include $495,472,451 million in direct support and $159,595,677 million in indirect cost recovery. Revenues also include grant and contract revenue to support public outreach and instruction, the single largest portion is related to research.

Medical services, including the training and education of physicians, is a primary component of the university's mission. Cornell is committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in new york city and around the world. The doctors and scientists of weill cornell medicine -faculty from weill cornell medical college, weill cornell graduate school of medical sciences, and the weill cornell physician organization- provide clinical care and research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies.

Form 990s for Cornell University

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Jul 23, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Jun 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Sep 28, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Aug 3, 2016990View PDF
2014-06Jul 13, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Cornell University

Total grants, contributions, etc.$437,550,675
Program services$4,058,543,514
Investment income and dividends$67,936,985
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$26,625,285
Net rental income$1,316,870
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$423,427,098
Net income from fundraising events$-1,586,243
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$9,448,853
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$5,023,263,037

Vendors for Cornell University

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Pricewaterhousecoopers LLPAudit accounting2020-02-13
██████Content management system software2019-08-14
██████Fundraising software2019-08-14
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2019-08-14
█████ ███ █████ ██ ███Tax accounting2019-05-01
█████████ ████████████Medical Consulting$3,571,8202018-06-01
███ ██████Investments$41,853,6592018-06-01
█████ ███████Consulting$95,0002018-06-01
...and 29 more vendors

Personnel at Cornell University

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Joanne DestefanoTax Director / Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer$688,098March 4, 2020
Albert J EdwardsFormer Chief Investment Off. / Chief Information Officer$1.4 millionJune 30, 2017
██████ █ ███████Chief Medical Off$1.9 millionJune 30, 2018
██████ █ ██████Vice President Financial Affairs-March 2, 2018
██████ █ ███████Profesor of Engineering / Senior Vice President for Research$405,932June 30, 2017
██████ █ ████████Former Dean of Medical School / Dean and Provost Medical Affrs$1.2 millionJune 30, 2017
█████ █ ███████Former Officer and Professor / President and Trustee$798,551June 30, 2017
██████ █ ████████Former President$1.1 millionJune 30, 2018
█████ █ ██████Former Officer$555,151June 30, 2018
███████ █ ███████Past Chief Investment Officer$1.9 millionJune 30, 2018
...and eight more key personnel

Peer universities

1Syracuse University (SU)501(c)(3)$1.4 billionSyracuse, NY
2New York University (NYU)501(c)(3)$7.2 billionNew York, NY
3Drexel University501(c)(3)$1.3 billionPhiladelphia, PA
4University of Pittsburgh501(c)(3)$2.5 billionPittsburgh, PA
5The George Washington University (GWU)501(c)(3)$1.6 billionAshburn, VA
6California Institute of Technology501(c)(3)$3.5 billionPasadena, CA
7Harvard University501(c)(3)$5.7 billionCambridge, MA
8Vanderbilt University501(c)(3)$1.7 billionNashville, TN
9Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)501(c)(3)$1.5 billionPittsburgh, PA
10University of Rochester501(c)(3)$3.8 billionRochester, NY
11Columbia University501(c)(3)$5.8 billionNew York, NY
12University of Delaware (UD)501(c)(3)$1.3 billionNewark, DE
13Johns Hopkins University (JHU)501(c)(3)$6.4 billionBaltimore, MD
14Georgetown University501(c)(3)$1.6 billionWashington, DC
15University of Cambridge501(c)(3)$2.4 billionUnited Kingdom,
16Northwestern University501(c)(3)$3.1 billionEvanston, IL
17Dartmouth College501(c)(3)$1.4 billionHanover, NH
18Washington University in St. Louis (Wash. U)501(c)(3)$3.3 billionSaint Louis, MO
19Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)501(c)(3)$4.4 billionCambridge, MA
20University of Notre Dame501(c)(3)$2.5 billionNotre Dame, IN
21Northeastern University (NU)501(c)(3)$1.6 billionBoston, MA
22University of Southern California (USC)501(c)(3)$5.6 billionLos Angeles, CA
23Stanford University501(c)(3)$7.2 billionRedwood City, CA
24Princeton University501(c)(3)$2.9 billionPrinceton, NJ
25Trustees of Boston University501(c)(3)$2.4 billionBoston, MA

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