University of Regina

3737 Wascana Parkway
Regina, SK S4S 0A2
Board Chair: Lee Elliott
President: Dr. Vianne Timmons

Charitable Reg. #: 10816 2124 RR0001
Sector: Education - University
Operating Charity

Charity Rating

[Charity Rating: 4/4]

Donor Accountability

Grade: B

The grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.

Financial Transparency

Audited financial statements for current and previous years available on the charity's website [ Audited financial statement for most recent year ]

Need for Funding

Funding Reserves Program Costs

Spending Breakdown

Full-time staff #1,355

Avg. Compensation $94,970

Top 10 Staff Salary Range

$350k + 1
$300k - $350k 2
$250k - $300k 2
$200k - $250k 5
$160k - $200k 0
$120k - $160k 0
$80k - $120k 0
$40k - $80k 0
< $40k 0
Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2015

About University of Regina:

University of Regina (UOR) was originally established as Regina College, a small residential high school, by the Methodist church in 1911. In 1974, UOR became a degree awarding university.  University of Regina is a public research university with 200 programs across 10 faculties and 25 departments. UOR has 14,000 full-time and part-time students, a 41% increase in enrolment over the past 10 years. The university also has 400 active researchers, including 9 Canada Research Chairs, and 18 research centres.

In F2015, University of Regina spent $197.3m on its programs, including $156.1m on salaries and employee benefits. UOR gave out $23.6m in scholarships and bursaries. UOR reports that 6,000 current students have work experience relevant to their degrees and that 90% of full-time students are satisfied with their education. UOR states that its retention of first year students to second year is 80%. Further, 90% of its students complete their graduate degree within 4 years and post-doctoral degree within 7 years. In F2015, University of Regina researchers, led by Dr. Allan East, made progress in petroleum refining chemistry by studying how molecules rearrange themselves during oil refining.

Financial Review:

University of Regina is a Big-Cap charity with donations of $11.1m along with tuition of $71.1m and government funding of $142.4m. Administrative costs are 10% of total revenues and fundraising costs are 10% of total donations. Total overhead costs come to 19%, falling within Ci’s reasonable range. UOR has net funding reserves of $26.2m which can cover program costs for 1 month. UOR has $39.1m in endowment funds.

This charity report is an update that is being reviewed by the charity. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.

Updated on August 16th, 2016 by Mirza Shakir.

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending April
Administrative costs as % of revenues 9.7%10.3%10.2%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 9.7%8.7%9.6%
Program cost coverage (%) 13.3%25.5%29.6%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
Donations 11,10910,97011,284
Government funding 142,364139,305133,273
Fees for service 71,09065,97858,418
Business activities (net) 28,26128,25226,574
Investment income 9,68612,7038,676
Other income 2,7332,0351,997
Total revenues 265,243259,243240,222
Program costs 197,269194,602184,414
Administrative costs 24,76525,37523,576
Fundraising costs 1,0799521,079
Other costs 11,7374,2243,783
Cash flow from operations 30,39334,09027,370
Funding reserves 26,21749,54354,499
Note: UOR does not report administrative and fundraising costs on its audited financial statements. Ci took administrative and fundraising costs from the charity’s T3010 filings. Ci reported sales of services and products revenues net of expenses, reducing both revenues and expenses by $3.8m in F2015, $3.4m in F2014 and $3.2m in F2013.

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