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
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.

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.

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

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
 Subscribe to viewGraduate Program Development$3,000,000
 Subscribe to viewResearch- Subcontract$1,514,339
...and 144 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of EducationFEDERAL DIRECT STUDENT LOANS$135,224,738
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...and 389 more federal grants / contracts

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
 Subscribe to viewSub-Award$1,446,019
 Subscribe to viewSub-Award$1,265,797
...and 72 more grants made

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

Personnel at NU

NameTitleCompensation
Kenneth W. HendersonChancellor and Senior Vice President Learning$608,477
Jim MadiganChief Administrative
Simon PittsChief Inclusion Officer
 Subscribe to viewSenior Vice President for Finance and$690,360
 Subscribe to viewSenior Vice President for University Advancement$1,073,403
...and 15 more key personnel

Organizations like NU

OrganizationLocationRevenue
Drexel UniversityPhiladelphia, PA$1,329,522,543
Johns Hopkins University (JHU)Baltimore, MD$7,505,891,000
Rice UniversityHouston, TX$976,544,472
The George Washington University (GWU)Ashburn, VA$1,667,611,791
Baylor University (BU)Waco, TX$1,252,666,839
Liberty UniversityLynchburg, VA$1,343,657,390
Duke UniversityDurham, NC$3,194,489,301
Brown UniversityProvidence, RI$1,482,840,270
Harvard UniversityCambridge, MA$7,350,273,474
Dartmouth CollegeHanover, NH$1,581,351,409
Lehigh UniversityBethlehem, PA$506,773,429
University of Notre DameNotre Dame, IN$2,518,434,460
Yale UniversityNew Haven, CT$5,595,177,145
Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW)Milwaukee, WI$1,286,151,484
DePaul UniversityChicago, IL$903,291,560
Pepperdine UniversityMalibu, CA$543,386,701
Georgetown UniversityWashington, DC$1,684,831,601
Marquette UniversityMilwaukee, WI$679,500,550
Stanford UniversityRedwood City, CA$6,829,098,940
Cornell UniversityIthaca, NY$5,126,693,316
University of RochesterRochester, NY$4,135,942,762
Columbia UniversityNew York, NY$5,943,395,882
Syracuse University (SU)Syracuse, NY$1,522,525,721
University of PittsburghPittsburgh, PA$2,841,711,849
Santa Clara University (SCU)Santa Clara, CA$550,696,402
Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$1,943,632,573
2020
Yearly growth
6.3%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$1,704,024,042
2020
Yearly growth
4.9%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$3,597,441,000
2020
Yearly growth
5.1%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
18,425
2020
Yearly growth
1.8%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Metro area
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
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