EIN 91-0564961

University of Puget Sound (UPS)

IRS 501(c) type
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University of Puget Sound is an independent, predominantly residential, undergraduate liberal arts college with selected graduate programs building effectively on a liberal arts foundation.
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Program areas at UPS

The only national independent undergraduate liberal arts college in western Washington, Puget Sound serves approximately 2,000 students from 46 states and abroad, providing 1,200 classes in more than 50 major areas of study in The arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences, including graduate programs in education, occupational therapy, and physical therapy. The college maintains a low student-faculty ratio and places an emphasis on excellence in teaching. An academically rigorous residential college, Puget Sound offers a full range of services to support The academic experience and student success, including athletics, study abroad, community service, internships, career preparation, and leadership opportunities. Puget Sound actively seeks and supports a diversity (see schedule o)of backgrounds and perspectives that inform deep and broad lifelong learning for students, faculty, staff, alumni and The broader community.

Who funds University of Puget Sound (UPS)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Andrew W. Mellon FoundationTo Support A Bachelor's Degree Program for Incarcerated Women$500,000
Schwab Charitable FundEducation$266,540
Tom and Meg Names Family FoundationTo Help Support the Goals of the Organization$200,000
...and 62 more grants received totalling $2,422,640
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of EducationFEDERAL DIRECT STUDENT LOANS$20,339,237
Department of EducationFEDERAL PERKINS LOAN PROGRAM$11,002,399
Department of EducationFEDERAL PELL GRANT PROGRAM$1,871,569
...and 18 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at UPS

David R. BeersExecutive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer$300,353
Jeremy CuccoChief Information Officer$150,926
Mary Elizabeth Collins '81Vice President for Communications and Chief of Staff / Director of the Office of the President
Sylvia BenavidesExecutive Assistant, Office of the President and Chief of Staff
Janet S HallmanAssistant Vice President for Financial Planning and Analysi$143,308
...and 20 more key personnel

Financials for UPS

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$19,502,601
Program services$149,647,470
Investment income and dividends$3,453,431
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$2,298,286
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,336,635
Total revenues$176,238,423

Form 990s for UPS

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-05-25990View PDF
2019-062020-11-18990View PDF
2018-062019-10-12990View PDF
2017-062018-10-16990View PDF
2016-062017-09-29990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s

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Data update history
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 21 new grant, including a grant for $125,000 from Brooks Foundation
December 22, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 7 new personnel
September 24, 2021
Received grants
Identified 30 new grant, including a grant for $500,000 from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
August 21, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
July 27, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
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General information
1500 N Warner St CMB 1075
Tacoma, WA 98416
Metro area
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
Pierce County, WA
Website URL
(253) 879-2673
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
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Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
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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