Brandeis University

Brandeis University Overview

Brandeis University is located in Waltham, MA. The organization was established in 1941. According to its NTEE Classification (B43) the organization is classified as: Universities, under the broad grouping of Education and related organizations. As of 06/2020, Brandeis University employed 5,343 individuals. This organization is an independent organization and not affiliated with a larger national or regional group of organizations.

For the year ending 06/2020, Brandeis University generated $457.4m in total revenue. This represents relatively stable growth, over the past 5 years the organization has increased revenue by an average of 0.6% each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $478.0m during the year ending 06/2020. While expenses have increased by 2.0% per year over the past 5 years. They've been increasing with an increasing level of total revenue. You can explore the organizations financials more deeply in the financial statements section below.

Since 2015, Brandeis University has awarded 225 individual grants totaling $29,953,239. If you would like to learn more about the grant giving history of this organization, scroll down to the grant profile section of this page.

Mission & Program ActivityExcerpts From the 990 Filing

TAX YEAR

2020

Describe the Organization's Mission:

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AN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION, A COMMUNITY OF SCHOLARS AND STUDENTS UNITED BY THEIR COMMITMENT TO THE PURSUIT OF KNOWLEDGE AND ITS TRANSMISSION FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION.

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

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INSTRUCTIONAL AND ACADEMIC SUPPORT: BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY IS A RARE COMBINATION OF A LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGE AND A GLOBAL RESEARCH UNIVERSITY. OUR STUDENT BODY NUMBERS 5,400, INCLUDING UNDERGRADUATES AND GRADUATE STUDENTS. WE HAVE A GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES AND TWO PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS, THE HELLER SCHOOL FOR SOCIAL POLICY AND MANAGEMENT AND THE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SCHOOL. THE RABB SCHOOL OF CONTINUING STUDIES OFFERS GRADUATE PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS FOR PART-TIME STUDENTS. MANY ACADEMIC PROGRAMS ARE ENRICHED BY MYRIAD INTERACTIONS WITH THE NUMEROUS OTHER LEADING UNIVERSITIES IN THE AREA. WE WORK TO CONNECT THEORY AND PRACTICE THROUGH FIELD WORK AND EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING.


SPONSORED PROGRAMS INCLUDE VARIOUS RESEARCH AND INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS FUNDED BY EXTERNAL PARTIES, INCLUDING THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, FOREIGN AND STATE GOVERNMENTS, AND PRIVATE FOUNDATIONS AND CORPORATIONS. BRANDEIS RESEARCH IS AT THE HEART OF MANY SOCIETAL, ARTISTIC, INTELLECTUAL, AND SCIENTIFIC ADVANCES. RESEARCH AT BRANDEIS IS INTERDISCIPLINARY, BOLD, AND COLLABORATIVE. IT'S AN APPROACH THAT ENABLES THE FACULTY TO LEVERAGE THE RELATIVELY SMALL SIZE OF THE UNIVERSITY TO ACHIEVE AN IMPACT WELL BEYOND THE SUM OF ITS PARTS. BRANDEIS IS WHOLLY COMMITTED TO THE PROPOSITION THAT BASIC RESEARCH IS THE ENGINE OF INNOVATION IN HUMAN HEALTH AND WELL-BEING.


AUXILIARY ENTERPRISES: BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY SERVES THE NEEDS AND INTERESTS OF STUDENTS AND HAS BROAD RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES THAT ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF STUDENT LIFE OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM. THESE SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, COMMUNITY LIVING, DINING SERVICES, HEALTH CENTER, PSYCHOLOGICAL COUNSELING CENTER, AND INTERFAITH CHAPLAINCY.


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Brandeis University Board, Officers & Key Employees

Name (title)Compensation
Ronald Liebowitz
President
$1,141,607
Nicholas Warren
Chief Investment Officer
$801,573
Stewart Uretsky
Evp Finance And Administration
$527,171
Lisa Lynch
Provost
$513,612
Zamira Korff
SVP Institutional Advancement
$478,778
Ira Jackson
Evp Communications Thru 1/2019
$450,454

Brandeis University Vendors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
Sodexo Inc Affiliates
Food Service
$18,341,244
Commodore Builders
Construction
$7,717,485
Zvi Construction Llc
Construction
$2,242,052
Collaborative Solutions Llc
Consulting
$1,530,648
Signature Commercial Solutions
Consulting
$1,434,535
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Federated campaigns$0
Membership dues$455,545
Fundraising events$109,966
Related organizations$0
Government grants $0
All other contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts not included above$54,145,557
Noncash contributions included in lines 1a–1f $13,054,409
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$54,711,068
Total Program Service Revenue$389,017,866
Investment income $2,083,265
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $651,507
Royalties $2,425,915
Net Rental Income $1,483,626
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales $2,849,542
Net Income from Fundraising Events $0
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $0
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $457,392,877

Brandeis University Grants Awarded

Over the last fiscal year, Brandeis University has awarded $3,673,162 in support to 37 organizations.

Grant RecipientAmount

PRESIDENT & FELLOWS OF HARVARD COLLEGE

Org PageRecipient Profile

Cambridge, MA

PURPOSE: Research

$772,197

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

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New York, NY

PURPOSE: Research

$287,902

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS - AMHERST

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Shrewsbury, MA

PURPOSE: Research

$246,091

TRUSTEES OF TUFTS COLLEGE

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Somerville, MA

PURPOSE: Research

$242,797

UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

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Durham, NH

PURPOSE: Research

$196,639

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI - COLUMBIA AR

PURPOSE: Research

$169,171
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Brandeis University Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 28 grants that Brandeis University has recieved totaling $877,412.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
Jewish Communal Fund

New York, NY

PURPOSE: General support

$371,863
$105,616
Rize Massachusetts Foundation Inc

Boston, MA

PURPOSE: INSIGHTS & SOLUTIONS

$71,633
Atran Foundation Inc

Englewood, NJ

PURPOSE: ATRAN CHAIR IN LABOR ECONOMICS

$60,000
Atran Foundation Inc

Englewood, NJ

PURPOSE: ATRAN CHAIR IN LABOR ECONOMICS

$60,000
Casa Esperanza Inc

Roxbury, MA

PURPOSE: OUTPATIENT SERVICES

$57,302
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Endowment Analysis

Beg. Balance$1,073,525,864
Earnings$39,388,112
Admin Expense$1,783,138
Net Contributions$18,320,825
Other Expense$34,429,939
Grants$21,432,479
Ending Balance$1,073,589,245

Brandeis University Peer Organizations

Organization NameAssets
Fordham University
Bronx, NY
$936,054,028
Rochester Institute Of Technology
Rochester, NY
$849,584,640
St Johns University New York
Jamaica, NY
$810,687,746
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, NY
$653,047,178
The New School
New York, NY
$558,997,855
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY
$592,927,157
Rockefeller University
New York, NY
$455,447,251
American University Of Beirut
New York, NY
$608,300,843
Brandeis University
Waltham, MA
$457,392,877
Quinnipiac University
Hamden, CT
$499,698,237
Johnson & Wales University
Providence, RI
$403,272,641
Long Island University
Brookville, NY
$425,246,385

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