Student Leadership University

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Summary

Designed with the student in mind, we encourage young leaders to commit themselves to excellence, which SLU defines as the ability to rise above self, circumstances, obstacles, change and the crowd. Patterned after leading Fortune 500 corporate leadership seminars, each student is exposed to comprehensive programs focusing on leadership skills such as time and life management, goal setting, dealing with conflict and difficult people, and developing a Christian worldview. All four of our programs are based on the belief that the greatest catalyst for personal development occurs through the people you meet; the places you go; and the books you read.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Student Leadership University
PO Box 649
Keller, TX 76243

Website: slulead.com

Phone: 888-260-2900

Email: info@studentleadership.net


Organization details

EIN: 570624226

CEO/President: Dr. Jay Slack

Chairman: Joey Smith

Board size: 0

Founder: Dr. Jay Strack

Year founded: 1976

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 09/30

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Purpose

We believe that God has called us to prepare the next generation to Think, Dream, and Lead through a challenging series of leadership training processes that equip them to have a Renaissance Mind, The Heart of a Patriot, The Soul of a Saint, The Discipline of a Champion and the Influence of a Leader. We accomplish this vision through leadership adventures that are marketed through significant relationships across multiple denominational lines, delivered with excellence, and lead to a sustainable, long-term relationship.


Mission statement

Student Leadership University's mission is to develop and equip student leaders to think, dream, and lead. We strive to instill future tense thinking; character-driven decision making; ownership of biblical values; and a commitment to influence through service.


Statement of faith

Transparency grade

C

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Christian Growth

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating109 of 8175 of 60
Fund acquisition rating234 of 81715 of 60
Resource allocation rating52 of 8175 of 60
Asset utilization rating363 of 81722 of 60

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
8%0%0%1%5%1%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
4%0%0%0%0%0%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
82%29%4%6%3%8%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
5%0%0%0%0%0%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
18%71%96%94%97%92%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
79%93%93%93%93%93%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
96%75%104%104%101%102%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
75%70%97%97%93%94%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
4%25%-4%-4%-1%-2%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
5%90%-88%-49%-4%-11%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
14%7%7%7%7%7%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.131.476.797.233.943.71
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.393.811.051.081.051.05
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.085.607.157.784.133.90
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
11.010.571.302.221.982.10
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.091.740.770.450.510.48
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.24-1.590.390.851.441.61
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
7%46%73%42%48%45%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
75%37%4%8%13%15%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20192018201720162015
Cash$770,312$464,227$336,117$662,247$868,229
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$186,449$224,601$249,960$346,745$120,062
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$956,761$688,828$586,077$1,008,992$988,291
Long-term investments$97$97$97$97$97
Fixed assets$23,458$36,629$44,238$47,890$50,662
Other long-term assets$2,662,092$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$2,685,647$36,726$44,335$47,987$50,759
Total assets$3,642,408$725,554$630,412$1,056,979$1,039,050
 
Liabilities20192018201720162015
Payables and accrued expenses$383,178$423,411$263,797$510,204$471,243
Other current liabilities$1,283,676$106,654$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$1,666,854$530,065$263,797$510,204$471,243
Debt$0$0$0$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$1,332$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$1,332$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$1,668,186$530,065$263,797$510,204$471,243
 
Net assets20192018201720162015
Unrestricted$1,974,222$195,489$366,615$546,775$494,807
Temporarily restricted$0$0$0$0$73,000
Permanently restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$1,974,222$195,489$366,615$546,775$567,807
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20192018201720162015
Total contributions$2,066,519$203,895$269,160$128,157$293,363
Program service revenue$4,951,843$4,467,333$4,043,058$3,967,625$3,473,222
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$3($1,081)$0($16,199)($107)
Other revenue$117,356$82,643$67,955$68,334$30,556
Total other revenue$5,069,202$4,548,895$4,111,013$4,019,760$3,503,671
Total revenue$7,135,721$4,752,790$4,380,173$4,147,917$3,797,034
 
Expenses20192018201720162015
Program services$4,972,978$4,601,758$4,247,255$3,867,215$3,572,175
Management and general$378,267$322,158$311,531$294,868$281,593
Fundraising$5,743$0$1,547$6,866$4,084
Total expenses$5,356,988$4,923,916$4,560,333$4,168,949$3,857,852
 
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)$1,778,733($171,126)($180,160)($21,032)($60,818)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$1,778,733($171,126)($180,160)($21,032)($60,818)

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
James StrackPresident$156,962

Compensation data as of: 9/30/2019


Response from ministry

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 4/21/2020. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


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