Facts for Journalists

General Facts

  • Motto: Crescat scientia; vita excolatur
    (Let knowledge grow from more to more; And so be human life enriched)
  • Year Incorporated: 1890
  • First Classes: 1892
  • Founder: John D. Rockefeller
  • President: Robert J. Zimmer
  • Color: Maroon
  • Nobel Laureates: 89 Nobel Prize winners have been faculty members, students, or researchers at the University

People

  • 2,735 faculty and other academic personnel
  • 5,607 undergraduates
  • 9,932 graduate, professional, and other students
  • 14,919 employees (including Medical Center)

Faculty & Student Honors

  • 32 recipients (current and former faculty) of the MacArthur Foundation "genius grants"
  • 15 recipients (current and former faculty) of the National Medal of Science
  • 5 recipients of the Mellon Distinguished Achievement Award
  • 16 Rhodes Scholarships since 2000
  • Find more information in our Accolades section

Financials

  • Consolidated operating revenue: $4.2 billion (2012-13)
  • Endowment: $6.6 billion (2012)
  • Research funding: $466 million (2012)
  • Undergraduate tuition (2013-14): $45,324
  • Graduate tuition (2013-14): Varies by unit; see more

Campus, Architecture & Notable Buildings

Some Registered Student Organizations

Academic Units

Other Units

National Laboratories

Campus Museums & Arts Facilities

Athletics

Professional Arts Organizations on Campus