Student Leadership University

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 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

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20172016201520142013
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
8%1%5%1%0%0%
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%6%3%8%6%6%
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%94%97%92%94%94%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20172016201520142013
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
79%93%93%93%92%90%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
97%104%101%102%99%97%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
76%97%93%94%91%87%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
3%-4%-1%-2%1%3%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
4%-49%-4%-11%4%20%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
14%7%7%7%8%10%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20172016201520142013
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.017.233.943.715.264.74
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.381.081.051.051.061.08
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.117.784.133.905.575.11
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20172016201520142013
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
9.272.221.982.104.023.85
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.090.450.510.480.250.26
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.110.851.441.611.621.74
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20172016201520142013
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
9%42%48%45%24%24%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
74%8%13%15%15%16%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20172016201520142013
Cash$336,117$662,247$868,229$596,762$483,866
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
 
Liabilities20172016201520142013
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
Debt$0$0$0$0$0
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
Unrestricted$366,615$546,775$494,807$628,625$602,531
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
 
Revenue20172016201520142013
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
 
Expenses20172016201520142013
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
Fundraising$1,547$6,866$4,084$0$0
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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