American University

Organization Overview

American University is located in Washington, DC. The organization was established in 1935. 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, American University employed 9,281 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, American University generated $862.4m in total revenue. This represents relatively stable growth, over the past 5 years the organization has increased revenue by an average of 4.7% each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $794.1m during the year ending 06/2020. While expenses have increased by 4.8% 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, American University has awarded 163 individual grants totaling $11,896,783. 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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Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

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INSTRUCTION: THE UNIVERSITY'S MISSION IS CARRIED OUT BY ALMOST 936 FULL-TIME TEACHING AND RESEARCH FACULTY IN SIX ACADEMIC DIVISIONS OFFERING 79 BACHELOR'S PROGRAMS, 98 MASTER'S PROGRAMS, 24 DOCTORAL PROGRAMS, J.D., S.J.D., M.L.S. AND L.L.M PROGRAMS. CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS AND AN ASSOCIATE DEGREE PROGRAM ARE OFFERED AS WELL. STUDENT-FACULTY RATIO= 11:1. AVERAGE CLASS SIZE = 24 STUDENTS.


SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY AWARDS FINANCIAL AID TO STUDENTS BASED ON A COMBINATION OF DEMONSTRATED FINANCIAL NEED, ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT, AND THE AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS. ONCE A STUDENT IS ADMITTED, THE FINANCIAL AID OFFICE WILL DETERMINE NEED AND DEVELOP A FINANCIAL AID AWARD THAT INCLUDES FUNDS FROM THE PROGRAMS FOR WHICH THE STUDENT QUALIFIES. TO RECEIVE CONSIDERATION FOR FINANCIAL AID, A STUDENT MUST BE A UNITED STATES CITIZEN OR ELIGIBLE NON-CITIZEN IN A DEGREE PROGRAM.


AUXILIARY ENTERPRISES: UNIVERSITY DORMITORIES, CONSISTING OF TEN RESIDENCE HALLS, PROVIDE LIVING QUARTERS FOR ALMOST 4,622 STUDENTS. ALSO PROVIDED ARE RECREATIONAL FACILITIES, DINING SERVICES, PARKING, AND OTHER SELF-SUPPORTING FACULTY, STAFF, AND STUDENT SERVICES.


ACADEMIC SUPPORT: GRANTS $0EXPENSES $75,185,469REVENUE $0STUDENT SERVICES: GRANTS $0EXPENSES $54,545,293REVENUE $0INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT:GRANTS $0EXPENSES $39,573,941REVENUE $0 RESEARCH & PUBLIC SERVICES: GRANTS $3,763,780EXPENSES $98,597,474REVENUE $56,185,287TOTAL OTHER PROGRAM SERVICES


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Outside Vendors & Contractors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
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Construction
$34,487,830
Aramark Corporation
Cleaning
$17,187,469
2u Inc
Online Education
$16,424,152
Compass Group Usa Inc
Food Services
$14,814,116
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$13,817,644
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Federated campaigns$0
Membership dues$12,876,300
Fundraising events$0
Related organizations$0
Government grants $10,280,136
All other contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts not included above$43,300,572
Noncash contributions included in lines 1a–1f $13,601,069
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$66,457,008
Total Program Service Revenue$734,474,132
Investment income $30,035,212
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Net Rental Income $0
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales $31,403,392
Net Income from Fundraising Events $0
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $0
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $862,369,744

Grants Awarded

Over the last fiscal year, American University has awarded $2,376,515 in support to 25 organizations.

Grant RecipientAmount

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF DRUG COURT PROFESSIONALS (NADCP)

Org PageRecipient Profile

Alexandria, VA

PURPOSE: SUB-AWARD

$558,729

New Haven, CT

PURPOSE: SUB-AWARD

$518,359

INSIGHT CRIME INCORPORATED

Org PageRecipient Profile

Washington, DC

PURPOSE: SUB-AWARD

$163,789

New York, NY

PURPOSE: SUB-AWARD

$161,985

JOHN HOPKINS UNIVERSITY

Org PageRecipient Profile

Baltimore, MD

PURPOSE: SUB-AWARD

$123,579

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY

Org PageRecipient Profile

Washington, DC

PURPOSE: SUB-AWARD

$121,913
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Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 54 grants that American University has recieved totaling $790,124.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
American Online Giving Foundation Inc

Newark, DE

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$362,097
Evelyn Y Davis Foundation

Providence, RI

PURPOSE: UNRESTRICTED GENERAL

$125,000
Uw Harold S Geneen Charitable Tr

Providence, RI

PURPOSE: SUPPORTS MULTIPLE

$105,000
Tiaa Charitable Inc

Charlotte, NC

PURPOSE: Annual Suuport

$30,343
Apgar Foundation Inc

Indianapolis, IN

PURPOSE: POLITICAL THEORY INSTITUTE

$25,000
Daniels Fund

Denver, CO

PURPOSE: SCHOLARSHIPS

$23,974
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Endowment Analysis

Beg. Balance$700,926,000
Earnings-$1,088,000
Admin Expense$1,825,721
Net Contributions$18,450,000
Other Expense$16,320,257
Grants$2,698,022
Ending Balance$697,444,000

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