The Lutheran University Association Inc

Organization Overview

The Lutheran University Association Inc, operating under the name Valparaiso University, is located in Valparaiso, IN. The organization was established in 1943. 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, Valparaiso University employed 2,922 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, Valparaiso University generated $192.6m in total revenue. The organization has seen a slow decline revenue. Over the past 5 years, revenues have fallen by an average of (0.4%) each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $205.0m during the year ending 06/2020. 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

A COMMUNITY OF LEARNING DEDICATED TO EXCELLENCE & GROUNDED IN THE LUTHERAN TRADITION OF SCHOLARSHIP, FAITH, & FREEDOM, PREPARING STUDENTS TO LEAD & SERVE IN THE CHURCH & SOCIETY.

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

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UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS - VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY ENROLLS MORE THAN 3,000 UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS IN MORE THAN 70 ACADEMIC PROGRAMS THAT INTEGRATE THE BEST OF THE LIBERAL ARTS WITH PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION. PROGRAMS ARE OFFERED THROUGH THE COLLEGES OF ARTS AND SCIENCES, BUSINESS, ENGINEERING, AND NURSING AND HEALTH PROFESSIONS, AS WELL AS CHRIST COLLEGE, VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY'S HONORS COLLEGE. VALPO HAS BEEN NAMED ONE OF THE BEST VALUES AND BEST UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING UNIVERSITIES NATIONWIDE FOR 2021 BY U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT. VALPO'S COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING WAS ALSO RANKED AMONG THE TOP 15 UNDERGRADUATE ENGINEERING SCHOOLS IN THE NATION FOR 2021 BY U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT. VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY SPONSORS NUMEROUS INTERNATIONAL STUDY OPPORTUNITIES AND IS RECOGNIZED AS A MODEL IN PREPARING GRADUATES WITH STRONG CROSS-CULTURAL SKILLS AND GLOBAL AWARENESS. THE OVERALL PLACEMENT RATE FOR VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY GRADUATES FROM THE CLASSES OF DECEMBER 2018 AND MAY AND AUGUST 2019 WAS 96%. THE OVERALL PLACEMENT RATE HAS EXCEEDED 90% FOR 27 CONSECUTIVE YEARS. VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY'S DIVISION I ATHLETICS TEAMS CONTINUE TO SUCCEED IN THE CLASSROOM, WITH MANY HONORS BESTOWED UPON VALPARAISO STUDENT-ATHLETES BY THE MISSOURI VALLEY CONFERENCE FOR THE 2019-2020 ACADEMIC AND ATHLETIC YEAR-18 STUDENTS-ATHLETES RECEIVED THE PRESIDENT'S COUNCIL ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE HONOR, THE MISSOURI VALLEY CONFERENCE'S HIGHEST ACADEMIC HONOR, 88 STUDENT-ATHLETES ACHIEVED THE COMMISSIONER'S ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AWARD, AND 206 STUDENT-ATHLETES WERE NAMED TO THE MISSOURI VALLEY CONFERENCE HONOR ROLL. IN ADDITION, 14 STUDENT-ATHLETES WERE NAMED TO THE SUMMIT LEAGUE'S 2019-2020 ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL AND 41 STUDENT-ATHLETES WERE ON THE FALL 2019 PIONEER FOOTBALL LEAGUE ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL.


GRADUATE PROGRAMS - VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY'S GRADUATE SCHOOL OFFERS MORE THAN 25 GRADUATE AND CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS THAT ARE FULLY INTEGRATED INTO THE COLLEGES OF ARTS AND SCIENCES, BUSINESS, AND NURSING AND HEALTH PROFESSIONS. WITH ROLLING ADMISSIONS, MULTIPLE START TERMS PER YEAR, AND FLEXIBLE COURSE DELIVERY OPTIONS, GRADUATE PROGRAMS MEET THE NEEDS OF TODAY'S ADULT LEARNERS. WITH A MAJORITY OF OFFERINGS AT THE PROFESSIONAL MASTER'S LEVEL (PLUS A DOCTORATE OF NURSING PRACTICE), GRADUATE PROGRAMS EMPHASIZE ACADEMIC RIGOR, PRACTICAL APPLICATION FOR MARKET READY SKILLS, AND CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT. IN FALL 2020, THE GRADUATE SCHOOL ENROLLED 399 STUDENTS, WITH 21% INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AND 27% STUDENTS FROM DOMESTIC MINORITIES. COMPREHENSIVE ACADEMIC SUPPORT PROVIDES A FULL-SERVICE COMPLIMENT TO THE CULTURAL, EMOTIONAL, AND INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT OF VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY GRADUATE STUDENTS.


VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY PROVIDES ADDITIONAL SERVICES TO STUDENTS INCLUDING HOUSING AND DIVISION I ATHLETICS OPPORTUNITIES. ALSO, THE UNIVERSITY SUPPORTS THEATRE, MUSIC AND VISUAL ARTS PROGRAMS BENEFICIAL TO STUDENTS AS WELL AS THE GENERAL PUBLIC.


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Outside Vendors & Contractors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
Parkhurst Dining
Student Dining Servi
$4,403,863
Eastgate Investments I Llc
Student Housing
$1,322,918
University Promenade Llc
Student Housing
$764,448
Larson Danielson Construction
Construction
$744,981
Singer Md Llc
Construction
$931,014
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Federated campaigns$0
Membership dues$0
Fundraising events$0
Related organizations$12,608
Government grants $7,494,065
All other contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts not included above$14,034,497
Noncash contributions included in lines 1a–1f $2,462,022
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$21,541,170
Total Program Service Revenue$161,629,084
Investment income $1,175,627
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Net Rental Income $117,972
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales $8,177,701
Net Income from Fundraising Events $0
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $0
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $192,641,554

Grants Awarded

Over the last fiscal year, The Lutheran University Association Inc has awarded $35,591 in support to 3 organizations.

Grant RecipientAmount

INDIANA UNIVERSITY

PURPOSE: PROGRAM SUPPORT

$17,707

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS

Org PageRecipient Profile

Urbana, IL

PURPOSE: PROGRAM SUPPORT

$10,832

PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY

Org PageRecipient Profile

Tacoma, WA

PURPOSE: PROGRAM SUPPORT

$7,052
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Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 19 grants that The Lutheran University Association Inc has recieved totaling $1,178,690.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
Lilly Endowment Inc

Indianapolis, IN

PURPOSE: CHARTING THE FUTURE INITIATIVE

$1,000,000
Porter County Community Foundation Inc

Valparaiso, IN

PURPOSE: TO ASSIST THE ORGANIZATION IN FURTHERING ITS EXEMPT PURPOSE

$54,250
Robert Bigelow Jr Charitable Tr

Knoxville, TN

PURPOSE: OPERATIONAL ACTIVITIES

$41,272
Raymond James Charitable Endowment Fund

St Petersburg, FL

PURPOSE: GENERAL USE AND/OR SPECIAL FUND/PROJECT

$25,250
Hayner Foundation

Las Vegas, NV

PURPOSE: GENERAL OPERATING

$25,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc

Newark, DE

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$16,318
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Endowment Analysis

Beg. Balance$273,438,000
Earnings$2,947,184
Admin Expense$199,595
Net Contributions$6,844,410
Other Expense$4,944,207
Grants$9,396,792
Ending Balance$268,689,000

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