University of Saskatchewan

105 Administration Place
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A2
President: Peter Stoicheff
Board Chair: Lee Ahenakew

Charitable Reg. #:11927 9313 RR0001

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FINANCIAL TRANSPARENCY

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RESULTS REPORTING

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DEMONSTRATED IMPACT

The demonstrated impact per dollar Ci calculates from available program information.

NEED FOR FUNDING

Charity's cash and investments (funding reserves) relative to how much it spends on programs in most recent year.

66%

CENTS TO THE CAUSE

For a dollar donated, after overhead costs of fundraising and admin/management (excluding surplus) 66 cents are available for programs.



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Programs

About University of Saskatchewan:

Founded in 1967, University of Saskatchewan (USask) is in the heart of Saskatoon. According to the Global Institute for Water Security, USask is ranked #1 in water resources research in Canada. The university offers over 120 certificate, diploma, undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate programs to over 27,500 students from over 130 countries around the world.

In F2019, enrolment at University of Saskatchewan totaled 25,703. This was comprised of 20,088 undergraduate students, 4,337 graduate students, 769 non-degree students, and 509 medical residents. The university reports a student to faculty ratio of 17:1.

University of Saskatchewan has six cutting-edge signature research areas: Agriculture, Energy and Mineral Resources, Indigenous Peoples, One Health, Synchrotron Sciences, and Water Security. The university reports that it has 118 research chairs, and $216 million in research funding in 2016.

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Results and Impact

In the 2018-19 academic year, University of Saskatchewan reported an 84.5% retention rate for first to second year students. In 2018, 4,430 students graduated, which is a 0.8% increase from the previous year.

One researcher at USask studied cannabis dosage in helping to reduce seizures in children with severe epilepsy. This research found a dosage amount that resulted in a reduction in seizures for all children, most by more than 50 per cent.

While Ci highlights these key results, they may not be a complete representation of University of Saskatchewan’s results and impact.

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Finances

University of Saskatchewan received total donations of $34.6m in F2018. Administrative costs are 7% of revenues (excluding investment income) and fundraising costs are 27% of donations. For every dollar donated, 66 cents go to the cause. This is within Ci’s reasonable range for overhead spending. Net funding reserves of $700.4m can cover 10 months of annual program costs.

­­University of Saskatchewan paid external fundraisers $282k in F2018 to raise $4.3m for a cost of 6 cents per dollar raised.

This charity report is an update that has been sent to University of Saskatchewan for review. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.

Updated on July 9, 2019 by Lauren Chin.

Financial Review


Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending April
201820172016
Administrative costs as % of revenues 7.0%7.1%6.8%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 27.0%28.1%19.6%
Total overhead spending 34.0%35.2%26.4%
Program cost coverage (%) 83.8%98.0%95.8%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
201820172016
Donations 34,61032,06145,619
Government funding 581,794614,892525,208
Fees for service 282,935276,451311,663
Business activities (net) 25,00525,54323,880
Investment income 24,96889,633(5,775)
Other income 6,5698,0497,295
Total revenues 955,8811,046,629907,890
Program costs 836,381811,682818,694
Administrative costs 65,04468,22262,294
Fundraising costs 9,3428,9978,949
Total spending 910,767888,901889,937
Cash flow from operations 45,114157,72817,953
Capital spending 171,07499,281100,499
Funding reserves 700,442795,482783,872

Note: Ci reported sales or services and products net of cost of goods sold, affecting revenues and expenses by ($15k) in F2018, ($16k) in F2017, and ($17k) in F2016. Ci adjusted for amortization, affecting program costs by ($82k) in F2018, ($80k) in F2017, and ($76k) in F2016.

Salary Information

Full-time staff: 6,805

Avg. Compensation $84,211

Top 10 staff salary range

$350k +
10
$300k - $350k
0
$250k - $300k
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$200k - $250k
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$160k - $200k
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$120k - $160k
0
$80k - $120k
0
$40k - $80k
0
< $40k
0

Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2018

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