EIN 04-1679980

Northeastern University (NU)

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
18,425
City
Year formed
1898
Most recent tax filings
2020-06-01
Description
Northeastern University is a private research university in Boston, Massachusetts, established in 1898. The university offers undergraduate and graduate programs on its main campus in the Fenway-Kenmore, Roxbury, South End, and Back Bay neighborhoods.
Total revenues
$1,943,632,573
2020
Total expenses
$1,704,024,042
2020
Total assets
$3,597,441,000
2020
Num. employees
18,425
2020

Program areas at NU

Instruction NORTHEASTERN ENABLES 39,730 STUDENTS TO FULFILL THEIR EDUCATIONAL GOALS BY PROVIDING TEACHING AND ADVISING THAT RESULT IN THE GRANTING OF ASSOCIATE, BACHELOR, MASTER AND DOCTORAL DEGREES IN A VARIETY OF ACADEMIC DISCIPLINES. THE UNIVERSITY'S ACADEMIC AREA CONSISTS OF THE BOUVE COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCE, COLLEGE OF ARTS, MEDIA AND DESIGN, D'AMORE-MCKIM SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, COLLEGE OF COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCE, COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES, COLLEGE OF SCIENCE, COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES, AND SCHOOL OF LAW.
Auxiliary enterprises NORTHEASTERN PROVIDES STUDENT HOUSING IN 34 RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS AND OTHER RELATED PROGRAM SERVICES.
Student financial aid Northeastern awards grants and scholarships to students from several sources: federal and state governments, institutionally-funded and endowment/donor funded. The Office of Student Financial Services administers financial aid and is committed to working with students to identify financial aid options that can help make a Northeastern education affordable.

Grants made by NU

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
US IgniteSub-Award$6,805,894
Regents of the University of MichiganSub-Award$2,076,187
University of Southern MississippiSub-Award$1,875,601
...and 74 more grants made totalling $27,298,732

Who funds Northeastern University (NU)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$8,406,429
The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia (CFNOVA)Graduate Program Development$3,000,000
University of PittsburghResearch- Subcontract$1,514,339
...and 213 more grants received totalling $29,428,729
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of EducationFEDERAL DIRECT STUDENT LOANS$135,224,738
National Science FoundationCOMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING$19,567,380
Department of EducationFEDERAL PERKINS LOAN$18,152,662
...and 389 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at NU

NameTitleCompensation
Kenneth W. HendersonChancellor and Senior Vice President Learning$608,477
Jim MadiganChief Administrative
Simon PittsChief Inclusion Officer
Thomas NedellSenior Vice President for Finance and$690,360
Diane N. MacGillivraySenior Vice President for University Advancement$1,073,403
...and 13 more key personnel

Financials for NU

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$309,006,000
Program services$1,550,791,638
Investment income and dividends$24,787,846
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$12,043
Royalty revenue$943,333
Net rental income$8,292,551
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$49,268,330
Net income from fundraising events$-27,565
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$558,397
Total revenues$1,943,632,573

Form 990s for NU

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-05-26990View PDF
2019-062021-02-09990View PDF
2018-062019-07-23990View PDF
2017-062018-11-15990View PDF
2016-062017-09-21990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s

Organizations like NU

OrganizationLocationRevenue
Drexel UniversityPhiladelphia, PA$1,329,522,543
Duke UniversityDurham, NC$3,194,489,301
Liberty UniversityLynchburg, VA$1,343,657,390
Baylor University (BU)Waco, TX$1,252,666,839
The George Washington University (GWU)Ashburn, VA$1,667,611,791
Johns Hopkins University (JHU)Baltimore, MD$7,505,891,000
Rice UniversityHouston, TX$976,544,472
Brown UniversityProvidence, RI$1,482,840,270
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW)Milwaukee, WI$1,286,151,484
Hofstra UniversityHempstead, NY$576,220,072
Data update history
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 43 new grant, including a grant for $460,000 from American Endowment Foundation
December 23, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 17 new personnel
October 3, 2021
Received grants
Identified 106 new grant, including a grant for $3,000,000 from The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia (CFNOVA)
September 28, 2021
Received grants
Identified 26 new grant, including a grant for $600,000 from The Roux Family Foundation
August 22, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
Nonprofit Types
SchoolsHigher ed institutionsHeadquarter / parent organizations
Issues
Education
Characteristics
Political advocacyLobbyingFundraising eventsOperates internationallyNational levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringProvides scholarshipsFundraising races, competitions, and tournamentsTax deductible donations
General information
Address
360 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115
Metro area
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
County
Suffolk County, MA
Website URL
northeastern.edu/ 
Phone
(617) 373-2000
Facebook page
northeastern 
Twitter profile
@northeastern 
IRS details
EIN
04-1679980
Fiscal year end
June
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1898
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
Central organization
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