Facilities & Administrative (F&A)


Facilities & Administrative Costs also known as Indirect Costs are defined by the federal government:

“as those costs incurred for a common or joint purpose benefitting more than one cost objective, and not readily assignable to the cost objectives specifically benefitted, without effort disproportionate to the results achieved” 2 CFR 200.56


UMD’s current negotiated on-campus rate:  54.5%

The rate agreement and additional information on F&A rates can found at:  https://ora.umd.edu/resources/fa


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University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-1541

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