Campbell University

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Summary

Campbell University is a university of the liberal arts, sciences, and professions that is committed to helping students develop an integrated Christian personality characterized by a wholeness of body, mind and spirit.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Campbell University
143 Main Street
Buies Creek, NC 27506

Website: campbell.edu

Phone: (800) 334-4111

Email: news@campbell.edu


Organization details

EIN: 560529940

CEO/President: J. Bradley Creed

Chairman: Benjamin N. Thompson

Board size: 42

Founder: J.A. Campbell

Year founded: 1939

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 05/31

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Purpose

Fueled by a higher calling, we provide a transformational learning experience that prepares students for servant leadership and equips them with skills and habits to make a difference in the lives of others.


Mission statement

The mission of Campbell University is to graduate students with exemplary academic and professional skills who are prepared for purposeful lives and meaningful service.


Statement of faith

The University is informed and inspired by its Baptist heritage and three basic theological and biblical presuppositions: learning is appointed and conserved by God as essential to the fulfillment of human destiny; in Christ all things consist and find ultimate unity; and the Kingdom of God in this world is rooted and grounded in Christian community. The University embraces the conviction that there is no conflict between the life of faith and the life of inquiry.

Transparency grade

C

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Colleges/Universities

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating169 of 9139 of 111
Fund acquisition rating164 of 91518 of 111
Resource allocation rating126 of 9152 of 111
Asset utilization rating559 of 91375 of 111

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
15%7%15%21%23%14%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
2%1%2%2%2%1%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
13%16%10%8%7%10%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
2%1%2%2%2%1%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
87%84%90%92%93%90%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
84%93%92%93%93%94%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
96%92%97%101%95%98%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
81%86%89%94%88%91%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
4%8%3%-1%5%2%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
3%5%2%0%3%1%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
13%6%7%5%5%5%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.510.390.430.440.430.40
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
2.732.382.482.292.262.15
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.620.941.051.020.970.86
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
6.0816.5912.8115.1814.7817.52
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.160.060.080.070.070.06
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.9512.0010.4911.0111.5913.11
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
27%31%30%26%27%27%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
16%25%22%19%19%19%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
139%175%165%167%172%182%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20202019201820172016
Cash$45,474,585$32,980,841$15,648,670$23,842,463$45,315,376
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$18,044,255$19,603,284$18,798,469$21,100,694$21,330,751
Short-term investments$193,528,791$177,013,339$204,007,641$194,732,854$176,143,539
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$257,047,631$229,597,464$238,454,780$239,676,011$242,789,666
Long-term investments$568,674$562,574$562,574$568,674$568,674
Fixed assets$343,462,390$326,736,946$299,068,735$292,651,267$269,156,352
Other long-term assets$11,826,275$11,709,555$8,158,817$8,452,711$8,698,938
Total long-term assets$355,857,339$339,009,075$307,790,126$301,672,652$278,423,964
Total assets$612,904,970$568,606,539$546,244,906$541,348,663$521,213,630
 
Liabilities20202019201820172016
Payables and accrued expenses$7,312,057$11,248,067$9,702,607$10,548,688$9,207,355
Other current liabilities$8,180,187$6,680,258$6,006,305$5,670,785$4,647,745
Total current liabilities$15,492,244$17,928,325$15,708,912$16,219,473$13,855,100
Debt$150,574,036$126,268,485$106,313,767$102,397,464$99,644,613
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$25,269,791$24,264,413$19,718,841$24,930,984$26,599,466
Total long-term liabilities$175,843,827$150,532,898$126,032,608$127,328,448$126,244,079
Total liabilities$191,336,071$168,461,223$141,741,520$143,547,921$140,099,179
 
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$231,912,182$218,037,761$209,293,681$214,681,196$207,705,390
With donor restrictions$189,656,717$182,107,555$195,209,705$183,119,546$173,409,061
Net assets$421,568,899$400,145,316$404,503,386$397,800,742$381,114,451
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20202019201820172016
Total contributions$42,106,668$25,171,619$18,461,371$18,103,232$21,009,963
Program service revenue$208,995,860$209,383,141$208,763,460$204,492,125$190,808,225
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$5,779,165$11,854,837$11,833,650$17,587,379($57,344)
Other revenue$4,579,624$3,625,895$2,481,698$2,991,620$2,905,432
Total other revenue$219,354,649$224,863,873$223,078,808$225,071,124$193,656,313
Total revenue$261,461,317$250,035,492$241,540,179$243,174,356$214,666,276
 
Expenses20202019201820172016
Program services$225,071,608$221,866,952$226,965,657$215,126,781$196,029,628
Management and general$13,500,444$16,537,071$11,916,018$12,042,891$10,526,635
Fundraising$2,998,111$3,752,057$3,954,612$4,144,467$3,002,119
Total expenses$241,570,163$242,156,080$242,836,287$231,314,139$209,558,382
 
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$19,891,154$7,879,412($1,296,108)$11,860,217$5,107,894
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$19,891,154$7,879,412($1,296,108)$11,860,217$5,107,894

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
John KauffmanFaculty, Cusom$620,302
J Bradley CreedPresident$472,877
Kevin C McGeehanCoach, Men's Basketball$391,315
James PowersInterim Dean and CAO$343,396
J Rich LeonardDean, School of Law$331,308
David TolentinoAssoc. Dean Clinical Affairs$305,980
Mark L HammondVice President For Academic$264,430
John RobersonExecutive Vp, Board Secretary$223,136
Britt J DavisVP For Institutional Advance$216,019
Dennis N BazemoreVP For Student Life$197,453
Julie ByrdComptroller, Board Treasurer$147,380

Compensation data as of: 5/31/2020


Response from ministry

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 10/26/2020. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


History

On Jan. 5, 1887, James Archibald Campbell, a 26-year-old Baptist minister, welcomed 16 students to a small church in Buies Creek, N.C., for the first day of classes for the school he founded: Buies Creek Academy. By the end of the first term, there were 92 students. Since then, Buies Creek Academy has evolved to become Campbell Junior College (1926), Campbell College (1961), and Campbell University (1979). Throughout these transformations, the university has remained true to its founding principles to address the most pressing needs of North Carolina and to educate men and women for Christian service around the world.


Program accomplishments

Ranked "A Best in the Southeast" college by Princeton Review, and among Best Universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report


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