EIN 41-0695524

Gustavus Adolphus College

IRS 501(c) type
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Gustavus Adolphus College is a highly selective, private, coeducational, residential liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).
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Program areas at Gustavus Adolphus College

Instruction and Academic Support: Gustavus offers 72 majors in 25 academic departments and 12 interdisciplinary programs, with a student-faculty ratio of 11:1. Total FTE enrollment for academic year 2021-2022 was 2,224, with 556 students graduating in May 2022.
Auxiliary Services: As a residential college, Gustavus is committed to residence hall living as a vital complement to its academic program. Approximately 90% of students live in College-owned residences and eat in the College's Dining Service. During Fall 2021, 1,907 students lived in College-owned residences. The College bookstore provides textbooks and other educational supplies for students. Other items for sale include: clothing embossed with the College's insignia, books and miscellaneous novelty items.
Student Services: Gustavus sponsors 23 varsity athletics teams and 39 intramural activities and club sports, along with more than 115 student organizations. Approximately 99% of students are involved in at least one extracurricular activity. Other student services include admission, community-based service learning, career development, peer mentoring, Office of the Chaplains, center for inclusive excellence, financial assistance, health services, registrar, campus activities and residential life programs.
Gustavus offers a number of activities that enhance the curricular program, including various public service events and miscellaneous services provided to students.

Grants made by Gustavus Adolphus College

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Great River GreeningResearch Subgrant$22,424

Who funds Gustavus Adolphus College

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
National Philanthropic TrustEducation$4,114,220
Alliss Educational Foundation-EquityScholarships$240,588
Schwab Charitable FundEducation$236,528
...and 65 more grants received totalling $5,760,659
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of EducationFEDERAL DIRECT STUDENT LOANS$10,613,174
Department of EducationCOVID-19 EDUCATION STABILIZATION FUND$2,625,435
Department of EducationFEDERAL PELL GRANT PROGRAM$2,508,406
...and 19 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at Gustavus Adolphus College

Curtis J KowaleskiChief Financial Officer Vice President of Finance and Treasurer$196,840
Thomas W YoungVice President for Institutional Advancement$174,614
Jones R VanheckeVice President for Student Life and Dean of Students$159,074
Ann S PetersonAssociate Vice President of Development and Director of Development$130,781
Rebecca M. BergmanBoard Member$352,006
...and 5 more key personnel

Financials for Gustavus Adolphus College

RevenuesFYE 05/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$23,026,094
Program services$134,146,710
Investment income and dividends$1,323,444
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$9,393
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$24,917,956
Net income from fundraising events$-2,915
Net income from gaming activities$90,180
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$183,510,862

Form 990s for Gustavus Adolphus College

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-052023-04-04990View PDF
2021-052022-04-05990View PDF
2020-052021-04-15990View PDF
2019-052020-10-22990View PDF
2018-052019-05-14990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

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Data update history
June 16, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
June 14, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
June 10, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
May 6, 2023
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $43,478 from Saint Paul and Minnesota Foundation
March 1, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
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General information
800 W College Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Metro area
Mankato, MN
Website URL
(507) 933-8000
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
B42: Undergraduate College (4-year)
NAICS code, primary
611310: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
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