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Columbia University

New York, NY

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Columbia University

Introduction

Columbia University is a educational organization university. With $5.9bn in revenue and 35984 employees, it is a relatively large organization. Founded in 1974, Columbia University is headquartered in New York, NY. The organization is notable for its healthy financials, spending 90% directly on its programs. In recent tax filings, the organization reported expenses of $5.0bn.

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Columbia University

$5.0bn

Annual Budget
2017
Program Spend
90%
Fundraising Spend
2%
Management Spend
7%
Founded
1974
EIN
13-5598093
Headquarters
New York, NY
# Employees
35984
# Volunteers
18232
IRS Filings
Other Ratings
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Mission and Work

Mission

Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The university recognizes the importance of its location in New York city and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.

Program 1

$1.8bn annual program spend • The TRUSTEES OF Columbia UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF New York is a private, nonsectarian, nonprofit institution of higher education whose activities are concentrated at two locations in New York city and extend across the globe. The university provides instruction through sixteen undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools. It operates a variety of research institutes and a library system to support its teaching, learning, and research activities. The university enrolls approximately 32,429 full-time and part-time students and employs approximately 17,196 full-time employees, including 6,223 full-time faculty members and research staff.

Program 2

$994m annual program spend • The university, through the Columbia University Irving medical center and its medical faculty practice plan, provides direct patient care and other clinical and educational services to hospitals and other health care institutions through contractual agreements for services. The clinical faculty handled approximately 2.2 million outpatient and emergency room visits and participated in instruction and supervision of 664 university medical students and 969 residents and fellows at New York presbyterian hospital.

Program 3

$604m annual program spend • The university performs research, training, and other services under grants and contracts with agencies of the federal government and other sponsoring organizations.

Where their money goes

Grants made

These are some of the grants Columbia University has made in recent years to other charities.

Nonprofit

Research Foundation

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3 grant(s) totaling $5.2m

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3 grant(s) totaling $6.8m

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Regents of the University of California at San Diego

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3 grant(s) totaling $7.5m

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Cambridge, MAThe mission of MIT is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century.
3 grant(s) totaling $4.8m

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Regents of the University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MIRegents of the University of Michigan is a educational organization community health system. Founded in 1961, Regents of the University of Michigan is headquartered in Ann Arbor, MI.
3 grant(s) totaling $6.3m

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Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PATrustees of the University of Pennsylvania is a educational organization university. With $7.2bn in revenue and 60364 employees, it is a relatively large organization.
3 grant(s) totaling $5.0m

Nonprofit

Columbia University Health Care

New York, NYColumbia University Health Care is a nonprofit community clinic. Founded in 1998, Columbia University Health Care is headquartered in New York, NY.
3 grant(s) totaling $9.8m

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University of California San Francisco

San Francisco, CAUniversity of California San Francisco is a educational organization university. University of California San Francisco is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
2 grant(s) totaling $18.9m

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Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene

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3 grant(s) totaling $8.4m

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UW Foundation

Madison, WIThe University of Wisconsin Foundation raises, invests and distributes funds for the benefit of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
2 grant(s) totaling $8.0m

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