Facts, Figures and Rates

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General Institutional Information

Employer Identification Number (EIN) 57-6000265
Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) SWV9EK5S9BX5
DUNS Number 0737233220000
Federal Congressional District SC001
SC Congressional Districts Senate-43; House-110
Cage Code 0PP34
Federalwide Assurance (FWA) for the Protection for Human Subjects 00000772
Animal Welfare Assurance A4376-01
USDA Registration 56-R-0112
NSF Institution Code 0034280000
NSF Institution Name College of Charleston
PHS Institutional Profile File (IPF) Number 1343301
NAICS North American Industry Classification System Number 611310
Federal Interagency Number (FICE) Cmte. on Education 003428
Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE) ID 00342800

Contact Information

Andrew T. Hsu- President & Chief Executive Officer- president@cofc.edu 
Susan Anderson- Assistant Vice President for Research & Authorized Representative- AndersonS@cofc.edu 
Grants Administration- grants@cofc.edu 
Grants Accounting- FINCgrants-contr@cofc.edu 
Fax: 843-953-5996

Address: College of Charleston
66 George Street
Charleston, SC 29424-0001

Financial Information

Tax Exempt Status PDF
Indirect Cost Rate PDF
ON CAMPUS rate: 50%
OFF CAMPUS rate: 20% 
Effective Dates: 07/01/2022 to 06/30/2026
Cognizant Agency: DHHS

Salary and Fringes

Grant Funded Course Release: 12.5% of salary base

Summer Grant Compensation: Maximum 40% of salary base

Minimum Wage
Full-time Employees $7.93/hr
Temporary Employees $7.25/hr
Student Employees $7.25

Graduate Assistantships (14 weeks per semester)
Full-time (20 hrs/week) Min $6300 per semester
Three-Quarters-Time (15 hrs/week) Min $4725 per semester
Half-Time (10 hrs/week) Min $3150 per semester 

Promotional Increases (added to 9-month base)
Instructor to Senior Instructor $1200
Renewal of Senior Instructor $2520
Assistant to Associate Professor $3000
Tenure $3000
Associate to Full Professor $7000
Superior Post-tenure review (full professors) $3000
Librarian Third Year Review/Promotion $1800

Fringe Benefits Rates
Full-time employees- charged to grant PDF for rates
Faculty-Academic Year- charged to grant PDF for rates
Full-time employees- cost share 42%
Faculty- Academic Year- cost share 42%
Faculty-Summer 32%
Temp employee- SCRS 32%
Temp employee- non SCRS 8%
Additional/Dual Compensation 32%
Student- Academic Year- Enrolled 0.33%
Student- Summer- Unenrolled 8%

Time Periods 
Calendar Year 52 weeks 24 pay periods
Academic Year 39 weeks 18 pay periods
Fall or Spring Semester 19.5 weeks 9 pay periods
Summer  13 weeks 6 pay periods

Other Financial Information

Sales tax rate: 9%
Airfare, hotel and transportion: Actual cost
Mileage: $0.655 per mile (effective 1/1/2023)

Per Diem
In-state Out-of-state 
Breakfast $8 $10
Lunch $10 $15
Dinner $17 $25
Total $35 $50