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Columbia has the most debt related to property, plant, and equipment ($1.479B) of the 1,633 private colleges with at most $3.334B in total liabilities (Columbia is at $3.028B). Those $1.479B represent 2% of the total across the 1,633 private colleges, whose average is $45.34M, and 1.5% among all private colleges.
exceeded Washington Univ in St Louis ($1.353B), Boston Univ ($1.336B), USC ($1.332B), and George Washington Univ ($1.128B), and 1,628 others, ending with Virginia Baptist College ($0.00K).
- Debt related to property, plant and equipment are amounts for all long-term debt obligations including bonds payable, mortgages payable, capital leases payable, and long-term notes payable. (FARM para. 421.3, 421.7) Includes the current portion of long-term debt if it is separately reported in institutions's general purpose financial statements. The source is the IPEDS FY 2013 finance data file F1213_F2 of private not-for-profit institutions and public institutions that use accounting standards established by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB).
- Total liabilities is the sum the following amounts: accounts payable; deferred revenues and refundable advances; post-retirement and post-employment obligations; other accrued liabilities; annuity and life income obligations and other amounts held for the benefit of others; bonds, notes, and capital leases payable and other long-term debt, including current portion; government grants refundable under student loan programs; and other liabilities. The source is the IPEDS FY 2013 finance data file F1213_F2 of private not-for-profit institutions and public institutions that use accounting standards established by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB).