Taylor Hall

Indirect Cost Rates, Benefits, and Other Data

Information necessary for proposal submission or post-award administration at Bryn Mawr College.

Indirect Cost Rate

The College has a negotiated rate for basic operational costs associated with grants. This rate should be applied to all grants unless the funder specifically limits such charges. The current rate can be obtained from the Sponsored Research Office.

  • On Campus: 45 percent of modified direct costs (excluding capital expenditures, buildings, individual items of equipment; alteration and renovations, and that portion of any sub-award in excess of $25,000. See IDC Agreement)
  • Off Campus: 18 percent of modified direct costs

Date of Agreement: November 27, 2020; effective until May 31, 2025.

Fringe Benefit Rates

Benefit rates associated with salary calculations for anyone being paid by a grant vary according to the position. These rates cover the College's share of FICA, and the cost of unemployment coverage, tuition benefit, health care, and pension. Current rates (2023) are: 

  • Faculty: 33.4 percent
  • Postdocs: 33.4 percent
  • Admin/Prof: 34.3 percent
  • Clerical/Technical: 42.3 percent
  • Service/Crafts: 50.9 percent
  • Undergraduate Students: 10 percent summer only
  • Graduate Students: 10 percent (all year)

Projected Fringe Benefit Rates, 2023-2028

Other Grant-Related Information

Other information that may be required for grant applications: Congressional districts, DUNS number, EIN number, Federal Institutional Code, animal welfare number, and Scientific Misconduct Policy dates.

  • Congressional District: 5th PA (PA-005)
  • PA District: House 148th, Senate 17th
  • County: Montgomery
  • DUNS Number: 067398420
  • SAM Unique Entity Identifier (UEI): K6QTMYRRT6S5
  • Federal ID Number (EIN number): 231352621
  • IRB: 00010390
  • FWA Number: 00000765
  • IORG Number: 0008695
  • Animal Welfare Number: D16-00531 (Legacy # A3920-01)
  • Fed. Institutional Code: 00-3237
  • Scientific Misconduct: January 12, 1994, and annually since
  • OMB Supercircular

Contact Us

Sponsored Research Office

Sarah E. Robertson, Director of Sponsored Research
Phone: 610-526-5496
Fax: 610-526-5165

Abby Gilman, Research Grants and Compliance Manager
Phone: 610-526-5126

Billie Jo Ember, Grants Associate
Phone: 610-526-7504

109 Taylor Hall
Bryn Mawr College
101 North Merion Ave
Bryn Mawr PA 19010-2899