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Washington University in St. Louis (Wash. U)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Wash. U is a university based in Saint Louis, MO that was founded in 1905. As of 2017 they had $3.3 billion in revenue and $12 billion in assets.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Washington University.

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Program areas at Wash. U

Instruction - this category includes expenditures for all activities that are part of an institutions instruction program, with the exception of expenditures for remedial and tutorial instruction, which are categorized as student services. Expenditures for credit and non-credit courses for academic, occupational, vocational and medical care instruction, and for regular, special and extension sessions are included. Attendance fall semester 14,842 and spring semester 15,155 approximately 440,738 patients were treated by medical school faculty and students.

Auxiliary and student support services - expenses incurred are primarily for the support of students. Auxiliary activities including student housing, food service, transportation and campus parking. Student services are those activities that directly support the students but do not qua- lify as management and general costs. Significant components include central and school-specific admissions, registrars, career planning and placement offices, student financial aid loan offices, student health services, athletics, student activites office, international students office, and the vice chancellor for students office.

Research - this category includes all expenditures for activities specifically organized to produce research outcomes, whether commissioned by an agency external to the institution or separately budgeted by an organizational unit within the institution. Subject to these conditions, it includes expenditures for individual and/or product research as well as those of the institutes and research centers. Revenues exclude government grants which are reported as contributions. During fiscal year 2017, the university received 2,781 direct and indirect awards.

Form 990s for Wash. U

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2017-06Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Oct 6, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Aug 3, 2016990View PDF
2014-06Jul 13, 2015990View PDF
2014-06Jul 10, 2015990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Wash. U

Total grants, contributions, etc.$705,088,730
Program services$2,308,108,276
Investment income and dividends$4,994,410
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$10,041,337
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$288,936,678
Net income from fundraising events$-5,674
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$29,355,197
Total revenues$3,346,518,954

Vendors for Wash. U

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Pricewaterhousecoopers LLPTax accounting; Audit accounting2020-03-06
███ █ ██████████Content management system software2019-09-02
██████████Fundraising software2019-09-02
██████Fundraising software2019-09-02
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2019-09-02
██████████CRM software2019-09-02
█████████Content management system software2019-09-02
█████████ ██████ █████████ ████Insurance2017-06-30
...and 18 more vendors

Personnel at Wash. U

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Mark S. WrightonChancellor$1.1 millionOct. 19, 2017
Chris KieltVice Chancellor and Chief Information Officer-July 16, 2019
█████ ██ ██████Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Administrative Officer$452,967July 16, 2019
███████ ██ █████Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief of Staff-July 16, 2019
█████ ███████ ██████Vice Provost for Admissions and Financial Aid-July 16, 2019
██████ ██ █████Vice Chancellor and General Counsel-July 16, 2019
███████ ██████Controller-Oct. 6, 2017
███ ██ ███████Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance and Treasurer$217,737July 14, 2019
████████ ██ █████Vice Chancellor for Research, Associate Dean for Research$305,378July 16, 2019
████ ██ █████Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs$290,747July 16, 2019
...and 19 more key personnel

Peer universities

1University of Missouri St Louis (UMSL)501(c)(3)$1.0 billionSt Louis, MO
2Howard University501(c)(3)$976 millionWashington, DC
3University of Southern California (USC)501(c)(3)$5.6 billionLos Angeles, CA
4Stanford University501(c)(3)$7.2 billionRedwood City, CA
5Syracuse University (SU)501(c)(3)$1.4 billionSyracuse, NY
6Columbia University501(c)(3)$5.8 billionNew York, NY
7Northwestern University501(c)(3)$3.1 billionEvanston, IL
8Dartmouth College501(c)(3)$1.4 billionHanover, NH
9Harvard University501(c)(3)$5.7 billionCambridge, MA
10Southern Methodist University (SMU)501(c)(3)$850 millionDallas, TX
11Northeastern University (NU)501(c)(3)$1.6 billionBoston, MA
12Boston College501(c)(3)$1.1 billionChestnut Hill, MA
13Vanderbilt University501(c)(3)$1.7 billionNashville, TN
14DePaul University501(c)(3)$841 millionChicago, IL
15Brown University501(c)(3)$1.3 billionProvidence, RI
16Yale University501(c)(3)$5.0 billionNew Haven, CT
17Trustees of Boston University501(c)(3)$2.4 billionBoston, MA
18Baylor University (BU)501(c)(3)$1.0 billionWaco, TX
19Texas Christian University (TCU)501(c)(3)$848 millionFort Worth, TX
20Fordham University501(c)(3)$873 millionBronx, NY
21The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW)501(c)(3)$1.2 billionMilwaukee, WI
22University of Miami (UM)501(c)(3)$3.7 billionCoral Gables, FL
23Liberty University501(c)(3)$1.1 billionLynchburg, VA
24Duke University501(c)(3)$3.3 billionDurham, NC
25Emory University501(c)(3)$4.5 billionAtlanta, GA

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