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Final Facilities & Administrative Rates for FY 2021 & 2022

Stanford and the Office of Naval Research (ONR) have agreed on final Facilities and Administrative (F&A) or Indirect Cost (IDC) rates for University fiscal years 2021 and 2022.  These rates are effective September 1, 2020.

                    Type of Activity

FY 2021

9/1/20 -

FY 2022
9/1/21 -

On-Campus Organized Research 57.7% 57.4%
Off-Campus Organized Research 29.3% 29.2%
On-Campus Sponsored Instruction 35.0% 35.0%
Off-Campus Sponsored Instruction 27.7% 27.7%
On-Campus Other Sponsored Activities 35.9% 36.0%
Off-Campus Other Sponsored Activities 29.2% 29.2%
Animal Care Indirect Cost Rate 75.0% 72.0%


Please forward this message to others in your department or lab who might not have received it.
If you have any questions about the application of these rates, please contact your representative
in the Office of Sponsored Research, the Research Management Group, or Engineering ResearchAdministration.

If you have any questions regarding the rates themselves please contact Stella Hu at
(650) 721-5985 ( or Lisa Ciambrone at (650) 725-4246 (

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Stanford University Rates & Rate Agreements