Wesleyan University

Organization Overview

Wesleyan University is located in Middletown, CT. The organization was established in 1943. According to its NTEE Classification (B42) the organization is classified as: Undergraduate Colleges, under the broad grouping of Education and related organizations. As of 06/2020, Wesleyan University employed 3,954 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, Wesleyan University generated $326.6m in total revenue. This represents relatively stable growth, over the past 5 years the organization has increased revenue by an average of 2.9% each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $291.2m during the year ending 06/2020. While expenses have increased by 2.3% 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.

Mission & Program ActivityExcerpts From the 990 Filing

TAX YEAR

2020

Describe the Organization's Mission:

Part 3 - Line 1

WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY IS DEDICATED TO PROVIDING AN EDUCATION IN LIBERAL ARTS BY BUILDING A DIVERSE, ENERGETIC COMMUNITY OF STUDENTS, FACULTY, AND STAFF. SEE SCHEDULE O.

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

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*INSTRUCTION AND RESEARCH* WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY OFFERS INSTRUCTION IN 45 DEPARTMENTS, 45 MAJOR FIELDS OF STUDY, 29 MINOR FIELDS OF STUDY, AND 3 CERTIFICATES OF STUDY, AND AWARDS THE BACHELOR OF ARTS AND GRADUATE DEGREES. THE MASTER OF ARTS DEGREE AND THE DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY ARE REGULARLY AWARDED IN SIX FIELDS OF STUDY. STUDENTS MAY CHOOSE FROM MORE THAN 1000 COURSES EACH YEAR AND MAY BE COUNTED UPON TO DEVISE, WITH THE FACULTY, SOME 800 INDIVIDUAL TUTORIALS AND LESSONS. PLEASE SEE SCHEDULE O FOR DETAIL.


*AUXILIARY SERVICES AND OTHER* AUXILIARY SERVICES INCLUDE THE COSTS OF ROOM AND BOARD FOR APPROXIMATELY 3,000 STUDENTS RESIDING ON A 316 ACRE CAMPUS. THERE ARE 8 RESIDENCE HALLS, 7 APARTMENT COMPLEXES AND OVER 25 PROGRAM HOUSES IN ADDITION TO OVER 140 HOUSE UNITS ON CAMPUS FOR UPPER-CLASS STUDENTS. WORKING IN PARTNERSHIP WITH STUDENTS AND COLLABORATIVELY WITH OTHER MEMBERS OF THE WESLEYAN COMMUNITY, THE OFFICE OF RESIDENTIAL LIFE STRIVES TO PROVIDE A SAFE AND SUPPORTIVE RESIDENTIAL ENVIRONMENT WHICH COMPLEMENTS AND EXTENDS STUDENTS' EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE. PLEASE SEE SCHEDULE O FOR DETAIL.


*LIBRARIES* LIBRARY EXPENSES INCLUDE ACQUISITION OF BOOKS, PERIODICALS AND OTHER MATERIALS, COMPENSATION OF STAFF, AND OTHER EXPENDITURES IN SUPPORT OF THE LIBRARY. PLEASE SEE SCHEDULE O FOR DETAIL.


*INSTRUCTION AND RESEARCH* WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY OFFERS INSTRUCTION IN 45 DEPARTMENTS, 45 MAJOR FIELDS OF STUDY, 29 MINOR FIELDS OF STUDY, AND 3 CERTIFICATES OF STUDY, AND AWARDS THE BACHELOR OF ARTS AND GRADUATE DEGREES. THE MASTER OF ARTS DEGREE AND THE DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY ARE REGULARLY AWARDED IN SIX FIELDS OF STUDY. STUDENTS MAY CHOOSE FROM MORE THAN 1000 COURSES EACH YEAR AND MAY BE COUNTED UPON TO DEVISE, WITH THE FACULTY, SOME 800 INDIVIDUAL TUTORIALS AND LESSONS. PLEASE SEE SCHEDULE O FOR DETAIL.


*AUXILIARY SERVICES AND OTHER* AUXILIARY SERVICES INCLUDE THE COSTS OF ROOM AND BOARD FOR APPROXIMATELY 3,000 STUDENTS RESIDING ON A 316 ACRE CAMPUS. THERE ARE 8 RESIDENCE HALLS, 7 APARTMENT COMPLEXES AND OVER 25 PROGRAM HOUSES IN ADDITION TO OVER 140 HOUSE UNITS ON CAMPUS FOR UPPER-CLASS STUDENTS. WORKING IN PARTNERSHIP WITH STUDENTS AND COLLABORATIVELY WITH OTHER MEMBERS OF THE WESLEYAN COMMUNITY, THE OFFICE OF RESIDENTIAL LIFE STRIVES TO PROVIDE A SAFE AND SUPPORTIVE RESIDENTIAL ENVIRONMENT WHICH COMPLEMENTS AND EXTENDS STUDENTS' EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE. PLEASE SEE SCHEDULE O FOR DETAIL.


*LIBRARIES* LIBRARY EXPENSES INCLUDE ACQUISITION OF BOOKS, PERIODICALS AND OTHER MATERIALS, COMPENSATION OF STAFF, AND OTHER EXPENDITURES IN SUPPORT OF THE LIBRARY. PLEASE SEE SCHEDULE O FOR DETAIL.


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$2,932,498
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Federated campaigns$0
Membership dues$0
Fundraising events$0
Related organizations$0
Government grants $7,809,000
All other contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts not included above$48,474,000
Noncash contributions included in lines 1a–1f $10,870,382
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$56,283,000
Total Program Service Revenue$225,449,000
Investment income $1,210,000
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $14,000
Net Rental Income $0
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales $37,893,000
Net Income from Fundraising Events $0
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $434,000
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $326,592,000

Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 32 grants that Wesleyan University has recieved totaling $2,134,284.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
Shapiro-Silverberg Foundation

New York, NY

PURPOSE: CHARITABLE

$720,000
Organization Name not Listed

PURPOSE: SCHOLARSHIPS

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$500,000
Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation

Saint Paul, MN

PURPOSE: MULTIPLE PURPOSES

$200,000
Woodhouse Family Foundation

Houston, TX

PURPOSE: TO ASSIST WITH FINANCIAL AID FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

$150,000
Woodhouse Family Foundation

Houston, TX

PURPOSE: TO ASSIST WITH FINANCIAL AID FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

$150,000
Uw Harold S Geneen Charitable Tr

Providence, RI

PURPOSE: SUPPORTS MULTIPLE

$105,000
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Endowment Analysis

Beg. Balance$1,080,015,000
Earnings$85,832,000
Net Contributions$10,782,000
Other Expense$35,346,000
Grants$10,376,000
Ending Balance$1,130,907,000

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