Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University Overview

Carnegie Mellon University is located in Pittsburgh, PA. The organization was established in 1992. 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, Carnegie Mellon University employed 15,291 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, Carnegie Mellon University generated $1.9b in total revenue. This represents relatively stable growth, over the past 5 years the organization has increased revenue by an average of 5.3% each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $1.4b during the year ending 06/2020. While expenses have increased by 3.6% 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, Carnegie Mellon University has awarded 887 individual grants totaling $173,571,174. 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:

Part 3 - Line 1

HIGHER EDUCATION AND RESEARCH.

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

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INSTRUCTION:CARNEGIE MELLON IS A HYBRID OF A TECHNICAL INSTITUTE, FINE-ARTS CONSERVATORY AND TRADITIONAL RESEARCH UNIVERSITY, HAVING EVOLVED IN RESPONSE TO EMERGING SOCIAL NEEDS AND INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE PAST CENTURY. UNITING TECHNOLOGY AND ARTS, FUSING THE PRACTICAL WITH THE IMAGINATIVE, MAINTAINING ITS EDUCATIONAL EMPHASIS ON DEVELOPING SKILLS TO SOLVE PROBLEMS.INCLUDES 7 COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS OFFERING DEGREE PROGRAMS AND MORE THAN 100 MAJORS AND MINORS TO APPROXIMATELY 14,800 UNDERGRADUATES, GRADUATES AND DOCTORAL STUDENTS. INSTRUCTION INCLUDES ACADEMIC SUPPORT AND STUDENT SERVICES.CARNEGIE MELLON HAS ITS MAIN CAMPUS IN PITTSBURGH, SATELLITE CAMPUSES IN SILICON VALLEY AND DOHA, QATAR, AND DEGREE-GRANTING PROGRAMS IN COORDINATION WITH GLOBAL PROGRAMS INCLUDING AUSTRALIA, JAPAN, PORTUGAL, RWANDA, SINGAPORE AND THAILAND.NATIONALLY AND GLOBALLY, CARNEGIE MELLON HAS BECOME A MAJOR VOICE OF CONNECTIVITY IN TECHNOLOGY, EXPANSION OF EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.


RESEARCH:CARNEGIE MELLON HOLDS A PROUD VISION OF ITSELF AS A DISTINCTIVE AND DIFFERENT KIND OF RESEARCH UNIVERSITY WHERE NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED PROGRAMS FROM ACROSS THE LEADING DISCIPLINES, FROM COMPUTING AND ENGINEERING TO FINE ARTS, INTERSECT. IT IS A DECENTRALIZED COMMUNITY OF SCIENTISTS AND INTELLECTUALS, ARTISTS AND POLICYMAKERS, BUSINESS EXPERTS AND POETS. THE DIVERSE AND DECENTRALIZED COMMUNITY THAT CHARACTERIZES CARNEGIE MELLON CULTURE RESTS ON A SET OF CORE UNDERPINNINGS AND A STRONG COMMITMENT TO REAL-WORLD PROBLEM SOLVING, INTERDISCIPLINARY COLLABORATION AND HARD WORK, COMBINED WITH JOIE DE VIVRE.EACH OF THESE REQUIRES CONNECTIONS AMONG ENGINEERING, SCIENCE, POLICY AND MANAGEMENT, AND THE ARTS. BASIC RESEARCH IS PERFORMED IN ALL 7 COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS AND THE SOFTWARE ENGINEERING INSTITUTE. CARNEGIE MELLON IS ALSO THE HOME OF NUMEROUS RESEARCH INSTITUTES AND CENTERS FOCUSING ON SOME OF THE WORLD'S GREATEST CHALLENGES.CARNEGIE MELLON'S RESEARCH-INTENSIVE ENVIRONMENT PROVIDES A RICH SETTING FOR THE UNIVERSITY'S EDUCATIONAL OFFERINGS AND ASPIRATIONS. THE SEARCH FOR NEW KNOWLEDGE AND A SPIRIT OF ONGOING CRITICAL INQUIRY ARE THE IDEALS THAT PERMEATE ITS APPROACH TO TEACHING AND ITS EXPECTATIONS FOR WHAT STUDENTS WILL ACHIEVE.


AUXILIARY SERVICES:SERVICES TO SUPPORT THE INSTRUCTION AND RESEARCH FUNCTIONS OF THE UNIVERSITY. THESE SERVICES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO HOUSING, DINING SERVICES, PARKING, BOOKSTORE, PRINTING, TELECOMMUNICATIONS, AND OTHER SERVICES RELATED TO THE DELIVERY OF EDUCATION.


OTHER PROGRAM SERVICES:OTHER FEES AND MEMBERSHIPS, EXTERNAL SUPPORT AND SERVICES AND OTHER MISCELLANEOUS PROGRAM SERVICE REVENUE THAT SUPPORTS THE INSTRUCTION, RESEARCH, AND AUXILIARY FUNCTIONS OF THE UNIVERSITY.


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Carnegie Mellon University Vendors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
Mosites Construction
Construction
$23,458,301
Pj Dick Inc
Construction
$21,969,534
Mascaro Construction Co Lp
Construction
$19,390,337
Jendoco Construction Corp
Construction
$12,572,986
Aramark Corp
Cleaning Services
$11,637,459
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Federated campaigns$0
Membership dues$0
Fundraising events$4,470
Related organizations$20,308,591
Government grants $372,001,410
All other contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts not included above$223,238,921
Noncash contributions included in lines 1a–1f $18,853,164
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$615,553,392
Total Program Service Revenue$875,395,346
Investment income $38,633,906
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $6,514,096
Net Rental Income $1,997,551
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales $309,254,635
Net Income from Fundraising Events -$12,797
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $2,795,432
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $1,850,131,561

Carnegie Mellon University Grants Awarded

Over the last fiscal year, Carnegie Mellon University has awarded $33,734,403 in support to 156 organizations.

Grant RecipientAmount

DELTA RISK LLC

PURPOSE: EDUCATION/RESEARCH SUBCONTRACTS

$4,477,864

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH

Org PageRecipient Profile

Pittsburgh, PA

PURPOSE: EDUCATION/RESEARCH SUBCONTRACTS

$3,302,327

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA BERKELEY

Org PageRecipient Profile

Berkeley, CA

PURPOSE: EDUCATION/RESEARCH SUBCONTRACTS

$2,139,602

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

PURPOSE: EDUCATION/RESEARCH SUBCONTRACTS

$1,365,508

PENN STATE UNIVERSITY

PURPOSE: EDUCATION/RESEARCH SUBCONTRACTS

$1,229,447

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Org PageRecipient Profile

Los Angeles, CA

PURPOSE: EDUCATION/RESEARCH SUBCONTRACTS

$892,541
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Carnegie Mellon University Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 29 grants that Carnegie Mellon University has recieved totaling $1,457,055.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
American Online Giving Foundation Inc

Newark, DE

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$749,066
Jdrf International

New York, NY

PURPOSE: BETA CELL

$249,997
Magee-Womens Research Institute And Foundation

Pittsburgh, PA

PURPOSE: Bio-medical research

$145,163
Victory Fdn

Bryn Mawr, PA

PURPOSE: PETER COOKE ENDOWMENT FUND

$65,000
Jewish Communal Fund

New York, NY

PURPOSE: General support

$52,600
Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Gardena, CA

PURPOSE: TO PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS

$51,052
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Endowment Analysis

Beg. Balance$2,000,803,747
Earnings$102,387,595
Admin Expense$5,415,325
Net Contributions$55,715,841
Other Expense$66,445,609
Grants$19,689,081
Ending Balance$2,067,357,168

Carnegie Mellon 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
University Of Dayton
Dayton, OH
$747,930,230
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, NY
$653,047,178
Villanova University
Villanova, PA
$644,725,997
The New School
New York, NY
$558,997,855
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY
$592,927,157
Rockefeller University
New York, NY
$455,447,251
Lehigh University
Bethlehem, PA
$506,773,429
American University Of Beirut
New York, NY
$608,300,843
Seton Hall University
South Orange, NJ
$456,494,000

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