Transparency at the University of Oregon
The University of Oregon is a comprehensive public research university committed to exceptional teaching, discovery, and service. We strive for excellence in teaching, research, artistic expression, and the generation, dissemination, preservation, and application of knowledge. We are devoted to educating the whole person, and to fostering the next generation of transformational leaders and informed participants in the global community.
This website brings together comprehensive data and reports about the UO, demonstrating our commitment as a public institution to transparency and accountability. It serves as a place for students, employees, and citizens to easily evaluate the university and progress towards achieving our goals.
AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
In accordance with Government Auditing Standards, issued by the Comptroller General of the United States, the reports below are the independently audited annual financial statements of the University of Oregon.
- 2019 UO Annual Financial Report, with Single Audit Included
- 2018 UO Annual Financial Report
- 2017 UO Annual Financial Report, with Single Audit Included
- 2016 UO Annual Financial Report, with Single Audit Included
- 2015 UO Annual Financial Report
- 2014 UO Annual Financial Report
BOARD OF TRUSTEES FINANCIAL REPORTS
These unaudited financial reports have been presented to the UO Board of Trustees. They include income, expense, and fund balance for all fund types except agency funds. The quarterly reports contain projections for the year compared to actual by fund type. The year-end reports include unaudited income, expense, and fund balance for all fund types except agency funds. They include a reconciliation of the unaudited fund balances to the audited fund balances.
- FY 20 3rd Qtr YTD
- FY 20 2nd Qtr YTD
- FY 20 1st Qtr YTD
- FY 19 Year End
- FY 19 3rd Qtr YTD
- FY 19 2nd Qtr YTD
- FY 19 1st Qtr YTD
- FY 18 Year End
- FY 18 3rd Qtr YTD
- FY 18 2nd Qtr YTD
- FY 18 1st Qtr YTD
- FY 17 Year End
- FY 17 3rd Qtr YTD
- FY 17 2nd Qtr YTD
- FY 17 1st Qtr YTD
- FY 16 Year End
- FY 16 3rd Qtr YTD
- FY 16 2nd Qtr YTD
- FY 16 1st Qtr YTD
DETAILED BUDGET AND RESOURCE PLANNING REPORTS
The link below provides access to detailed reports on the university’s projected operating expenditures and revenue, including data for capital projects and state-targeted programs. There are also links to spreadsheets that contain detailed annual expenditure reports for all of the UO’s academic and administrative units.
ATHLETICs FINANCIAL DATA
University of Oregon Athletics is one of a very few athletic departments in the nation that is financially self-sufficient. Data sets available on their Financial Information website include historical budget breakdowns, campus MOUs, national comparative data, and more.
research and innovation
Research at the UO encompasses thousands of scholarly, scientific, and creative endeavors. The link below provides access to proposals, awards, and performance indicators for research and innovation.
TUITION AND FEEs
Tuition is set each year by the Board of Trustees after reviewing recommendations from the university president. That recommendation is based on advice and counsel from the Tuition and Fee Advisory Board (TFAB), a group comprised of faculty, staff, and students. TFAB reviews and analyzes relevant data and budgetary information and provides recommendations on tuition rates and other costs of education. Below are links relevant to TFAB and the tuition-setting process.
UO STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK
In 2016, the UO finalized a strategic framework: “Excellence.” This framework represents the institutional priorities of enhancing the impact of research, scholarship, creative inquiry and graduate education; promoting student access, retention and success; attracting and retaining high quality, diverse students, faculty and staff; and enhancing the physical, administrative and IT infrastructure to ensure academic excellence.
COMPARATIVE BUDGET DATA FOR OREGON UNIVERSITIES
Public funding for Oregon’s higher education system is set by state lawmakers, who allocate taxpayer dollars into the Public University Support Fund (PUSF) every two years. The state divides PSUF funding among each of Oregon’s public colleges and universities. The presentation below from 2019 provides details on how PSUF dollars are allocated across institutions.
PUBLIC RECORDS OFFICE DOCUMENT LIBRARY
The purpose of the Office of Public Records is to provide transparency by responding to requests from the public for university records. The link below is to a document library that contains frequently requested public records, including copies of the contracts for many UO coaches.
faculty and staff
The UO has more than 5,600 faculty, administrators, classified staff, and graduate employees who are all focused on the institution’s core mission of teaching, discovery, and service. The links below offer a variety of detailed and customizable data sets about our employees.
The UO has more than 23,000 students who come to Eugene from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. The links below offer data about our student body and some of the important trends that we track over time, including enrollment and retention.
OTHER DOCUMENTS AND RESOURCES
- Accountability FAQ
- UO Economic Impact on State by County
- Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission Research and Data Sets
- U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard
- National Center for Education Statistics College Navigator
- State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) State Finance Report