Columbia and Barnard Finances, 2014

The Finances  of  Columbia University and Barnard College , 2013

Total Assets Of Columbia University, 2012

Assets

$

%

Investments

$8,000,000,000

53%

Plant

$3,000,000,000

20%

Real Estate

$1,000,000,000

7%

Other Assets

$3,000,000,000

20%

 

Total Assets

$15,000,000,000

100%

 

Total Liabilities — $3,200,000,000

Net Assets = Total Assets ($15,000,000,000) – Total Liabilities ($3,700,000,000)
= Net Assets of $11,700,000,000

Net Assets by Restrictions:
Unrestricted —                          $5,100,000,000
Temporarily  Restricted           $4,100,000,000
Permanently Restricted           $2,500,000,000

Endowment  = Net Assets – Plant àapproximately  $8,200,000,000

Columbia University, Revenues, 2013

Revenues

$

%

Tuition & Fees (Net)*

$825,000,000

22%

Government Grants — Direct

$600,000,000

Government Grants — Indirect

$200,000,000

22%

Gifts

$250,000,000

7%

Patient Care

$900,000,000

24%

Patents

$200,000,000

5%

Investment Returns

$300,000,000

8%

Auxiliary Revenues

$150,000,000

4%

All Other

$250,000,000

7%

 

Total Revenues

$3,700,000,000

100%

* Tuition ($1,135,000,00) – Financial Aid ($315,000,000) = $825,000,000

 

                                                                 Barnard College Revenues, 2012

Revenues

$

%

Tuition & Fees (Gross) *

$93,000,000

62%

Government Grants — Direct

Government Grants — Indirect

$6,000,000

4%

Gifts

$10,500,000

7%

Patient Care

Patents

Endowment Spending

$9,000,000

6%

Auxiliary Enterprises

$30,000,000

20%

All Other

$1,000,000

1.5%

 

Total Revenues

$150,000,000

100%

[CU revenuers are about 25 times the revenues of Barnard College]

                     Selective Colleges and  Universities by Endowments per FTE Students, 2011

Institution

FY 2011 Endowment

FTE Students

Endowment/Student

Princeton

$17,000,000,000

7700

$2,215,000

Yale

$19,400,000,000

12,000

$1,700,000

Harvard

$32,000,000,000

20,300

$1,560,000

Stanford

$16,500,000,000

16,000

$1,000,000

MIT

$9,700,000,000

10,500

$930,000

 

Columbia

$7,800,000,000

24,000

$325,000

 

Pomona

$1,700,000,000

1,550

1,100,000

Swarthmore

$1,500,000,000

1,500

1,000,000

Amherst

$1,650,000,000

1,800

$915,000

Williams

$1,800,000,000

2,200

$815,000

 

Wellesley

$1,500,000,000

2,300

$646,000

Smith

$1,400,000,000

3,000

$460,000

Bryn Mawr

$671,000,000

1,700

$400,000

 

Barnard

$220,000,000

2,400

$90,000

 

NYU

$2,800,000,000

24,000

$75,000

Georgetown

$1,160,000,000

15,000

$75,000

 

Last updated; December 17, 2013
ram31@columbia.edu

2 Responses to Columbia and Barnard Finances, 2014

  1. Conor Skelding says:

    Professor McCaughey,

    Where are these numbers from?

    —Conor Skelding

    • Robert McCaughey says:

      Conor,

      From several places, both as provided by the financial folks of Columbia and Barnard, some sites on the Internet, and some estimates 9and roundings0 by the below signed.

      Which numbers are you referring to specifically? I’ll try to give you where I got them.

      RMc

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