Student Leadership University


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


Phone: 888-260-2900


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:


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

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Christian Growth

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating43 of 6192 of 56
Fund acquisition rating243 of 62021 of 56
Resource allocation rating15 of 6202 of 56
Asset utilization rating28 of 6192 of 56

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$249,960$346,745$120,062$179,195$252,479
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$586,077$1,008,992$988,291$775,957$736,345
Long-term investments$97$97$97$97$97
Fixed assets$44,238$47,890$50,662$45,774$57,465
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$44,335$47,987$50,759$45,871$57,562
Total assets$630,412$1,056,979$1,039,050$821,828$793,907
Payables and accrued expenses$263,797$510,204$471,243$193,203$191,142
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$263,797$510,204$471,243$193,203$191,142
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$263,797$510,204$471,243$193,203$191,142
Net assets20172016201520142013
Temporarily restricted$0$0$73,000$0$234
Permanently restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$366,615$546,775$567,807$628,625$602,765
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$269,160$128,157$293,363$276,613$218,200
Program service revenue$4,043,058$3,967,625$3,473,222$4,026,386$3,638,102
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$0($16,199)($107)($104)($7,444)
Other revenue$67,955$68,334$30,556$42,767$39,307
Total other revenue$4,111,013$4,019,760$3,503,671$4,069,049$3,669,965
Total revenue$4,380,173$4,147,917$3,797,034$4,345,662$3,888,165
Program services$4,247,255$3,867,215$3,572,175$3,965,381$3,385,375
Management and general$311,531$294,868$281,593$354,461$379,548
Total expenses$4,560,333$4,168,949$3,857,852$4,319,842$3,764,923
Change in net assets20172016201520142013
Surplus (deficit)($180,160)($21,032)($60,818)$25,820$123,242
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($180,160)($21,032)($60,818)$25,820$123,242

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