EIN 43-0653611

Washington University in St. Louis (Wash. U)

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Washington University in St. Louis is a private research university located in St. Louis, MI, whose mission is to discover and disseminate knowledge, and protect the freedom of inquiry through research, teaching, and learning.
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Washington University
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Program areas at Wash. U

Instruction - this category includes expenditures for all activities that are part of an institution's 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 17,047 and spring semester 16,244 approximately 402,689 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 qualify 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 activities 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 2022, the University received 4,078 direct and indirect awards.
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Grants made by Wash. U

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
University of PittsburghResearch$3,500,692
Regents of the University of California at IrvineResearch$2,182,785
Columbia UniversityResearch$1,688,659
...and 217 more grants made totalling $58,464,089

Who funds Washington University in St. Louis (Wash. U)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish HospitalResearch, Patient Support, Education, MD Recruitment$67,342,164
St Louis Children's Hospital FoundationPediatric Research Efforts and Support for Other Clinical Efforts and Program Services$8,090,996
Schwab Charitable FundEducation$4,308,454
...and 297 more grants received totalling $153,452,298
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of EducationFEDERAL DIRECT STUDENT LOANS$99,472,564
Department of Health and Human ServicesAGING RESEARCH$90,670,411
Department of Health and Human ServicesALLERGY, IMMUNOLOGY AND TRANSPLANTATION RESEARCH$62,736,954
...and 997 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at Wash. U

Andrew MartinChancellor$1,164,999
Sean ArpChief Operating Officer - Investment Management$1,817,561
Amy KweskinExecutive VC Finance and Chief Financial Officer$482,174
Scott WilsonChief Investment Officer$6,401,945
Stephanie ReelInterim VC and Chief Information Officer$542,305
...and 36 more key personnel

Financials for Wash. U

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$917,884,430
Program services$3,380,202,003
Investment income and dividends$46,193,339
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$21,205,017
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,168,195,775
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$33,844,030
Total revenues$5,567,524,594

Form 990s for Wash. U

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-05-15990View PDF
2021-062022-05-16990View PDF
2020-062021-05-25990View PDF
2019-062020-08-25990View PDF
2018-062019-08-20990View PDF
...and 11 more Form 990s

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Data update history
June 25, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 3 new vendors, including , , and
June 14, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
May 7, 2023
Received grants
Identified 13 new grant, including a grant for $244,809 from The Blackbaud Giving Fund
May 5, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 14 new personnel
May 5, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
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General information
7425 Forsyth Blvd MSC 1299-414-355
Saint Louis, MO 63105
Metro area
St. Louis, MO-IL
Website URL
(314) 935-5000
Facebook page
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Form 990
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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
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