University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB T6G 2R3
President: Indira Samarasekera
Board Chair: Douglas Goss
Charitable Reg. #: 10810 2831 RR0001
Grade: A+The grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.
Need for Funding
Full-time staff #4,341
Avg. Compensation $144,936
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About University of Alberta :
The University of Alberta (U of A) is a public research university located in Edmonton. It was founded in 1908 by Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the first premier of Alberta, and Henry Marshall Tory, its first president. The U of A sits atop the North Saskatchewan River valley, North America's largest stretch of urban parkland. The university offers 200 undergraduate programs and 170 graduate programs. The U of A has been home to 68 Rhodes Scholars, the third most among universities in Canada.
U of A is home to 39,312 students from 151 countries. In the 2013-2014 academic year 12% of undergraduate student enrolment was international students, and graduate international student enrolment was 34%. It has a faculty to student ratio of 1:21. U of A alumni have collectively founded over 70,000 organizations globally, creating over 1.5 million jobs and generating annual revenues of nearly $350 billion. One-third of these organizations are non-profit or have a cultural, social or environmental mission.
U of A received $145m in donations in F2014. Administrative costs, taken from the charity's T3010 CRA filing, are 19% of total revenues. Like all Canadian universities, U of A reports no cost allocations for fundraising expenses; however, using the charity's T3010 CRA filing, fundraising costs are 12% of donations. In F2014 tuition fees accounted for 17% of total revenues. Salaries and benefits for faculty and staff represent 60% of revenues. It has net funding reserves of $1.7b, which cover 138% of annual program costs.
This charity report is an update that has been sent to The University of Alberta for review. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated June 11, 2015
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending March
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||18.9%||18.5%||25.6%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||11.5%||9.6%||10.3%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||138.2%||127.8%||129.1%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $000s
|Fees for service||496,402||468,663||470,230|
|Cash flow from operations||217,400||223,619||31,987|