Rates at a Glance
The rates below are from the July 6, 2020 Federal Rate Agreement. If you have questions regarding the use of this rate agreement, please contact the Department of Contracts and Grants.
|7/1/2019 – 6/30/2020||32.00%||33.50%|
|7/1/2020 – 6/30/2021||28.60% (fixed)||33.50%
|7/1/2020 – 6/30/2021||23.50% (fixed) (postdocs)||23.50% (postdocs)|
Fringe Benefits do not apply to student employees or teaching assistants.
Facilities & Administration Costs (formerly known as Indirect Costs)
The base for F&A Costs is the Modified Total Direct Costs (MTDC).
|Period||On-Campus Research||On-Campus Instruction||On-Campus Other Sponsored Activities|
|Period||Off-Campus Research*||Off-Campus Instruction*||Off-Campus Other Sponsored Activities|
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*The on-campus MTDC base excludes equipment, capital expenditures, charges for patient care, tuition remission, rental costs of off-site facilities, scholarships, and fellowships as well as the portion of each subgrant and subcontract in excess of $25,000. Note that equipment is defined by the Rate Agreement as tangible, non-expendable personal property having a useful life of more than one year and an acquisition cost of $5,000 or more.
**The off-campus MTDC base excludes facilities rental costs and operations and maintenance expenses from the direct cost items of materials, supplies, and services.
Previous Federal Rate Agreements: For reference purposes, you may view the following Federal Agreements: