EIN 04-1591060

New England College of Optometry (NECO)

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The New England College of Optometry (NECO) prepares the next generation of eye care providers, educators, and innovators through a rigorous curriculum and extensive clinical experiences.

Program areas at NECO

Optometric education (didactic instruction and clinical training) - The New England College of Optometry is an independent graduate school that educates students to become outstanding doctors of Optometry who exemplify professionalism and compassion in The communities in which they serve. The curriculum optimizes The synergistic relationship between The didactic and clinical experience, utilizing both traditional and innovative pedagogical practices to ensure a learning experience that is student-centered and engaging, and reflective of The evolving landscape of eye care, healthcare, and healthcare policy. 553 students were enrolled during The year ended 06/30/2020.
International programs - The New England College of Optometry is committed to The development of partnerships and educational programs that advance The quality of vision and eye care globally through partnerships and sponsorships with colleges and universities in europe, asia and The middle east. Neco faculty have played a key role in extending optometric education to other countries, including china and israel in fy2020.
Research - The College advances The frontiers of optometric knowledge and translates that knowledge to improve patients' lives worldwide by reducing vision loss and transforming The delivery of eye care. Neco has an international reputation in clinically relevant areas of research including myopia, low vision rehabilitation, and pediatrics. Neco faculty provides excellent teaching and research, with support from The nih, other government agencies, foundations, and industry. Student participation in research graduate programs is encouraged, with mentorship from faculty. In fy2020 The College received revenue from 20 grants and contracts, 8 of which were sponsored by The national institutes of health.

Form 990s for NECO

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-05-11990View PDF
2019-062020-10-15990View PDF
2018-062019-06-19990View PDF
2017-062018-04-10990View PDF
2016-062017-07-25990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds New England College of Optometry (NECO)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Northeastern University (NU)Sub-Award$109,354
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 Subscribe to viewHolmes Fund$20,000
...and 1 more grants received
Federal funding details
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Department of EducationFEDERAL DIRECT STUDENT LOANS$15,983,940
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...and 7 more federal grants / contracts

Financials for NECO

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$573,568
Program services$24,143,616
Investment income and dividends$1,053,014
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$352,213
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$-14,757
Miscellaneous revenues$910,894
Total revenues$27,018,548

Personnel at NECO

Traci LoganExecutive, Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer$389,078
Gary ChuVice President, Professional Affairs$172,969
Erik WeissbergVice President$202,529
 Subscribe to viewExecutive Director, Human Resources
 Subscribe to viewExecutive Director of Financial Operations
...and 15 more key personnel

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General information
424 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02115
Metro area
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
Website URL
(617) 266-2030
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
B50: Graduate, Professional Schools
NAICS code, primary
611310: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
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