EIN 53-0196584

The George Washington University (GWU)

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
15,920
Year formed
1821
Most recent tax filings
2020-06-01
Description
The George Washington University (GWU) values a dynamic, student-focused community stimulated by cultural and intellectual diversity and built upon a foundation of integrity, creativity, and openness to the exploration of new ideas.
Total revenues
$1,667,611,791
2020
Total expenses
$1,698,549,530
2020
Total assets
$4,920,138,728
2020
Num. employees
15,920
2020

Program areas at GWU

Education: our namesake envisioned a University in The nation's capital that would prepare citizen leaders brought together from all over The world. Today, we are that University with students and faculty members from every state and more than 130 countries. Taking full advantage of our setting in a global nerve center, a gw education integrates intellectual discovery, interactive learning, and unparalleled access to opportunities in every sector of society. In a city shaping The future, George Washington is a University where faculty and students not only study The world but also work to change it.
AUXILIARY ENTERPRISES - STUDENTS AND COMMUNITY: GW PROVIDES A NUMBER OF SERVICES THAT SUPPORT LEARNING, BUILD COMMUNITY, AND ENHANCE THE OVERALL QUALITY OF STUDENT LIFE. AUXILIARY ENTERPRISES INCLUDE FACILITIES AND RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, DINING, BOOKSTORE, PARKING, STUDENT HEALTH, MAIL, AND LAUNDRY SERVICES. GW'S MARVIN CENTER HOUSES STUDENT ORGANIZATION OFFICES AND MEETING ROOMS AND IS UTILIZED BY STUDENTS, FACULTY, STAFF, AND VISITORS. FOR MORE INFO ABOUT GW'S PROGRAMS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS, SEE THE 2019 - 2020 FINANCIAL REPORT ON THE FINANCE DIVISION WEBSITE AT: https://finance.gwu.edu/reports
Research and research support: gw's research is distinguished by our commitment to transform policy that affects people in their daily lives. This unique approach to research gives special character to our teaching and enables us to offer our students learning experiences that few can match. With our location, connections and close proximity to institutions such as The national institutes of health, national science foundation, The smithsonian institution, and library of congress, gw's research helps solve national and global problems while giving our students learning opportunities inside and outside The classroom. In The 21st century, gw's faculty and students continue to open new doors of discovery.

Grants made by GWU

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Medical Faculty AssociatesSubaward$3,250,000
Columbia UniversitySubaward$2,783,000
Hillel at the George Washington UniversitySubaward$2,355,000
...and 105 more grants made totalling $43,321,000

Who funds The George Washington University (GWU)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
The Susan Thompson Buffett FoundationProject Support$1,632,682
Fhi 360Hiv Related Research$1,423,308
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$1,000,363
...and 119 more grants received totalling $16,101,047
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of EducationFEDERAL DIRECT STUDENT LOANS$266,346,085
Department of Health and Human ServicesDIABETES, DIGESTIVE, AND KIDNEY DISEASES EXTRAMURAL RESEARCH$43,539,200
Department of EducationFEDERAL PERKINS LOAN PROGRAM$24,600,003
...and 384 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at GWU

NameTitleCompensation
Mark DiazExecutive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer$893,477
Jonathan FozardInterim Chief Technology Officer
Aristide J CollinsVice President and Chief of Staff and Secretary of University / Former Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations$422,427
Donna ArbideVice President for Development and Alumni Relations$632,062
Jeffrey S AkmanVice President for Health Affairs and Dean of SMHS$955,655
...and 13 more key personnel

Financials for GWU

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$92,090,051
Program services$1,497,254,154
Investment income and dividends$15,621,722
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$3,356,306
Net rental income$21,189,916
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$28,763,439
Net income from fundraising events$-33,940
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$50,765
Miscellaneous revenues$9,319,378
Total revenues$1,667,611,791

Form 990s for GWU

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-05-20990View PDF
2019-062021-01-27990View PDF
2018-062019-06-19990View PDF
2017-062018-11-15990View PDF
2016-062017-10-03990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Organizations like GWU

OrganizationLocationRevenue
University of Notre DameNotre Dame, IN$2,518,434,460
Johns Hopkins University (JHU)Baltimore, MD$7,505,891,000
Georgetown UniversityWashington, DC$1,684,831,601
Drexel UniversityPhiladelphia, PA$1,329,522,543
Pepperdine UniversityMalibu, CA$580,174,202
Baylor University (BU)Waco, TX$1,252,666,839
Liberty UniversityLynchburg, VA$1,343,657,390
Yale UniversityNew Haven, CT$5,595,177,145
Northwestern UniversityEvanston, IL$3,140,527,328
Lehigh UniversityBethlehem, PA$506,773,429
Data update history
August 4, 2022
Received grants
Identified 28 new grant, including a grant for $1,423,308 from Fhi 360
December 17, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 20 new personnel
October 20, 2021
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
September 24, 2021
Received grants
Identified 63 new grant, including a grant for $1,632,682 from The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation
August 21, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
Nonprofit Types
SchoolsHigher ed institutionsHeadquarter / parent organizations
Issues
Education
Characteristics
LobbyingFundraising eventsOperates internationallyNational levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringProvides scholarshipsGala fundraisersFundraising races, competitions, and tournamentsTax deductible donations
General information
Address
C/O Tax Dept 45155 Research Pl 260
Ashburn, VA 20147
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
County
Loudoun County, VA
Website URL
gwu.edu/ 
Phone
(202) 994-1000
Facebook page
georgewashingtonuniversity 
Twitter profile
@gwtweets 
IRS details
EIN
53-0196584
Fiscal year end
June
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1821
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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