Employer Identification Number (EIN): 64-6026565
Congressional District: MS-002
Type of Organization: Public/State-controlled Institution of Higher Education
Tax Status: Instrument of state government under Section 170(c)(1)
Total Faculty and Staff (Fall 2015): 646
Total Student Enrollment (Fall 2015): 3460
Indirect Cost Rate Agreement:
46% of salaries and benefits – On-Campus
19% of salaries and benefits – Off-Campus
Off-campus definition: For all activities performed in facilities not owned by DSU and to which rent is directly allocated to the project, the off-campus rate will apply. Grants or contracts will not be subject to more than one cost rate. If more than 50% of a project is performed off-campus, the off-campus rate will apply to the entire project.
DSU’s cost rate agreement is with the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).
Rates of Fringe Benefits
- FICA 7.65%
- Retirement 15.75%
- Workman’s Compensation 2%
- Unemployment .25% on first $14,000, max. $35 per year
- Health Insurance $365 per month; $4,272 per year
- Life Insurance $.09/thousand; Max is $108/year
- Total 25.4% of salary PLUS $4,771 per year
The University does not pay benefits for students who are employed; therefore, no benefits are to be calculated for student workers, graduate assistants, etc.