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Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York

Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York is a college, university, or professional school based in New York, NY that was founded in 1754. As of 2017 they had $5.6 billion in revenue and $18 billion in assets.

New York, NY
B43: University or Technological Institute

Form 990s for Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2017-06Jun 14, 2018990 PDF
2016-06Sep 15, 2017990 PDF
2015-06Aug 4, 2016990 PDF
2014-06Jul 15, 2015990 PDF
2013-06Jul 2, 2014990 PDF
...and three more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York


Federated campaigns$0
Membership dues$0
Fundraising event contributions$8,565,890
Related organizations$0
Government grants (contributions)$901,056,636
Normal grants, contributions, etc.$925,528,164
Non-cash contributions$29,821,918
Program services$3,034,989,870
Investment income and dividends$54,285,243
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$30,472,571
Net rental income$28,261,764
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$613,099,939
Net income from fundraising events$-566,849
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$64,779,297
Total revenues$5,660,472,525


Grants to govts. and orgs. in USA$95,168,758
Grants to individuals in USA$509,757,177
Grants to govts., orgs., and individuals outside USA$46,263,335
Benefits paid to or for members$0
Compensation of current officers, etc.$16,232,140
Compensation not included above, to disqualified persons$710,724
Non-officer salaries and wages$2,248,827,589
Pension/retirement accruals and contributions$173,944,295
Other employee benefits$258,618,571
Payroll taxes$119,147,154
Management fees$0
Legal fees$25,436,899
Accounting fees$2,163,490
Lobbying fees$519,667
Pro. fundraising fees$2,174,516
Investment mgmt fees$14,869,233
Other fee-for-service$198,330,329
Advertising and promotion$9,476,632
Office expenses$241,624,469
Information tech. expenses$28,338,248
Royalty expenses$0
Public official travel and entertainment$0
Conferences, meetings, etc.$65,894,166
Payments to affiliates$0
Depreciation, amortization, etc.$271,093,798
All other expenses$72,163,005
Total expenses$4,774,904,153


Cash (non-interest-bearing)$0
Savings, short-term investments, etc.$1,808,985,101
Pledges and grants receivable$992,542,273
Accounts receivable$397,864,927
Loans receivable from officers, directors, etc.$2,682,724
Loans receivable from other disqualified persons$0
Notes and loans receivable$127,774,003
Inventories for use$3,072,128
Prepaid expenses and deferred charges$59,997,504
Buildings, equipment, etc. post-depreciation$5,236,769,931
Investments, publicly traded securities$1,176,179,096
Investments, other securities$8,191,134,135
Investments, program-related$0
Intangible assets$0
Other assets$509,579,117
Total assets$18,506,580,939


Accounts payable and accrued expenses$349,148,731
Grants payable$0
Deferred revenue$257,898,722
Tax-exempt bond liabilities$1,753,444,366
Escrow or custodial account liability$0
Loans payable to officers and disqualified persons$0
Secured mortgages and notes payable to unrelated third parties$0
Unsecured notes and loans payable to unrelated third parties$202,478,608
Other liabilities$1,257,568,621
Total liabilities$3,820,539,048

Net asset restrictions

Unrestricted net assets$6,901,035,345
Temporarily restricted net assets$4,410,972,117
Permanently restricted net assets$3,374,034,429

Performance indicators

Total margin15%
Working capital$2,785,871,207
Current assets$3,392,918,660
Current liabilities$607,047,453
Days cash on hand138 days
Acid test liquidity ratio5.27

Vendors for Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Pricewaterhousecoopers LLPTax accounting; Audit accounting; Accounting (including auditing)$59,0602019-03-08
██████Content management system software2019-01-30
█████████Marketing software2019-01-30
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2019-01-30
█████ █████ ████ ███Architectural Services$5,628,2632017-06-01
██████ █████ ██████████ ███Medical Services$5,795,7832017-06-01
█████ █████████ █████ ███Construction Services$6,014,2912017-06-01
...and 18 more vendors

Personnel at Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Peter HollandChief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President of Inv Management / Executive Vice President of Investment Management$4.1 millionJune 30, 2017
█████ ██ █████████Chief Information Security Officer and Assistant Vice President-June 5, 2016
█████ ██████Chief of Staff , Office of the President-Jan. 10, 2019
████ █████Editor in Chief-June 7, 2016
████ ██ ████████Executive Vice President for Finance and Information Technology$707,562Jan. 15, 2019
█████ ██ █████Executive Vice President for Communications-Jan. 26, 2018
█████ ██ ████Senior Vice President , Development-June 6, 2016
███████ █████Vice President , Controller and TRSR / Vice President , Controller and Treasurer-May 30, 2018
██████ █ ██████Exc Vice President Facilities$582,290June 30, 2016
█████ ██ ███████Executive Vice President for Arts and Sciences / Executive Vice President - Arts and Sciences$546,261Jan. 26, 2018
...and 32 more key personnel

Peer colleges, universities, and professional schools

1Cornell University501(c)(3)$4.7 billionIthaca, NY
2New York University (NYU)501(c)(3)$6.6 billionNew York, NY
3Emory University501(c)(3)$4.0 billionAtlanta, GA
4Vanderbilt University501(c)(3)$1.6 billionNashville, TN
5Yale University501(c)(3)$4.6 billionNew Haven, CT
6The University of Chicago (UChicago)501(c)(3)$3.5 billionChicago, IL
7University of Notre Dame501(c)(3)$2.0 billionNotre Dame, IN
8Johns Hopkins University (JHU)501(c)(3)$6.4 billionBaltimore, MD
9California Institute of Technology501(c)(3)$3.0 billionPasadena, CA
10Temple University (TU)501(c)(3)$1.7 billionPhiladelphia, PA
11Trustees of Boston University501(c)(3)$2.4 billionBoston, MA
12President and Fellows of Harvard College501(c)(3)$5.7 billionCambridge, MA
13Stanford University501(c)(3)$7.3 billionPalo Alto, CA
14University of Southern California (USC)501(c)(3)$5.1 billionLos Angeles, CA
15University of Miami (UM)501(c)(3)$3.5 billionCoral Gables, FL
16Georgetown University501(c)(3)$1.5 billionWashington, DC
17Northeastern University (NU)501(c)(3)$1.5 billionBoston, MA
18Northwestern University501(c)(3)$2.9 billionEvanston, IL
19Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)501(c)(3)$4.1 billionCambridge, MA
20University of Rochester501(c)(3)$3.5 billionRochester, NY
21Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)501(c)(3)$2.1 billionPittsburgh, PA
22Princeton University501(c)(3)$3.0 billionPrinceton, NJ
23University of Pittsburgh501(c)(3)$2.4 billionPittsburgh, PA
24The George Washington University (GWU)501(c)(3)$1.5 billionAshburn, VA
25Washington University in St. Louis (Wash. U)501(c)(3)$3.1 billionSt Louis, MO

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