Duke University

Duke University

Durham, NC 27701
Tax ID56-0532129

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The mission of Duke University is to provide a superior liberal education to undergraduate students, attending not only to their intellectual growth but also to their development as adults committed to high ethical standards and full participation as leaders in their communities; to prepare future members of the learned professions for lives of skilled and ethical service by providing excellent graduate and professional education; to advance the frontiers of knowledge and contribute boldly to the international community of scholarship; to promote an intellectual environment built on a commitment to free and open inquiry; to help those who suffer, cure disease, and promote health, through sophisticated medical research and thoughtful patient care; to provide wide ranging educational opportunities, on and beyond our campuses, for traditional students, active professionals and life-long learners using the power of information technologies; and to promote a deep appreciation for the range of human difference and potential, a sense of the obligations and rewards of citizenship, and a commitment to learning, freedom and truth.

Interesting data from their 2017 990 filing

The filing documents outline the non-profit's mission as “See schedule o”.

When outlining the tasks it performs, they were referred to as: “To provide a superior liberal education, to prepare future members of learned professions, to advance the frontiers of knowledge, and to help those who suffer, cure disease, and promote health”.

  • The non-profit's reported state of operation is NC as per legal requirements.
  • The filing reveals that the address of the non-profit in 2017 is 324 BLACKWELL STREET, DURHAM, NC, 27701.
  • As of 2017, the non-profit has 30004 employees reported on their 990 form.
  • Is not a private foundation.
  • Expenses are greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue is greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue less expenses is -$76,632,443.
  • The organization has 35 independent voting members.
  • The organization was formed in 1841.
  • The organization pays $1,513,978,073 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
  • The organization pays $54,698,283 in fundraising expenses.