Many funding agencies require specific information about Washington University in St. Louis. The following is a list of frequently requested institutional data. This information is coordinated by Teri Medley in the Office of Sponsored Research Services.

Also see the Institutional Data and Budget Quick Reference Sheet.

Affirmative Action Plan Institutional Profile Number (NIH Applications)
Animal Welfare Assurance & Accreditation Number IPED (Formerly IPSEDS)
Annual Reports Legal Entity Name and Address
Board of Trustees​ Misconduct in Science Report
CAGE Code Mission Statement​
CASB Disclosure Statement NSF Awardee/Performing Organization Code
Cognizant Federal Auditor North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)
Contractor Establishment Code Nuclear ​Regulatory Commission (NRC) License
DUNS Number Office of Postsecondary Education Identifier (OPEID)
Equal Employment Opportunity Product Service Code
Employees (Number) Standard Industrial Classification (SIC)
Facilities & Administrative Rate (F&A) State of MO Vendor Number
Federal ID Number (FEIN) State Representative District
Financial Officer (Mailing Address) State Senate District
General Information Training Grant Table 3 – Master
Human Subjects Assurance Number (FWA) Unique Entity Identifier (UEI)
Incorporation U.S. Congressional District
Indirect Cost Rate WU Libraries Boilerplate for Grants

Affirmative Action Plan:

On file; DHHS, OCR Region VII, Kansas City, MO

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Animal Welfare Assurance & Accreditation Number:

Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare Assurance (OLAW)— Both Campuses – A3381-01
The institution has an active accreditation from the Association for Assessment & Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC)— initial accreditation date 7/18/97
USDA Registration #43-R-008

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Annual Reports

Please visit the Annual Report Page.

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Board of Trustees

Please visit:

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CAGE Code:


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CASB Disclosure Statement Filed

2/22/2007 to:

Cognizant Federal Agency:

Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Cost Allocation
Cohen Building, Room 1067
330 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington D.C.  20201

Cognizant Federal Auditor:

DHHS Office of Inspector General
Office of Audit Services, Region VII
691 East 12th Street
Kansas City, MO  64106

Cognizant Federal Agency to be Listed for OSRS/SPA Applications and Awards:
DHHS, Division​ of Cost Allocation
1301 Young Street
Dallas, TX  75202
(214) 767-3261

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DUNS Number/Contractor Establishment Code:


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Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO-6):

See Integrated Post Secondary Education Data System/IPSEDS

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Employees (Number):

As of February 2015

​Full-Time = 12,743

Part-Time = 1,615

These numbers include all employees, including those who are non-benefits eligible.

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Facilities and Administrative Rate (F&A)/Indirect Cost Rate:

DHHS agreement dated April 5, 2018; Federal Facilities and Administrative Rate Agreement

4/5/2018 Rate Agreement


Effective Period​ Rate​ Applicable to​
7/1/17-6/30/18​ 52.5% MTDC​ Organized Research​
7/1/18-6/30/19​ 55.5% MTDC​ Organized Research​
7/1/19-6/30/20 57% MTDC​ ​Organized Research​
7/1/20-6/30/21​ 57.5% MTDC ​Organized Research​
7/1/17-6/30/21 ​36% MTDC Instruction
7/1/17-6/30/21 ​36% MDTC ​Other Sponsored Activities*
7/1/21 – Until amended​ ​ Use same rates and conditions as those cited for fiscal Year ending June 30, 2021


​Effective Period Rate​ Applicable to​
7/1/17-6/30/21​ 26% MTDC​ All programs

12/16/2013 Rate Agreement


Effective Period​ Rate​ Applicable to​
7/1/13-6/30/14​ 52% MTDC​ Organized Research​
7/1/14-6/30/17​ 52.5% MTDC​ Organized Research​
7/1/13-6/30/14​ 44% MTDC​ ​Instruction
7/1/14-6/30/17​ ​38% MTDC ​Instruction
7/1/13-6/30/14​ ​35% MTDC Other Sponsored Activity*​
7/1/14-6/30/17​ ​36% MDTC ​Other Sponsored Activity*
7/1/13-6/30/14​ ​25.8% MTDC ​Genome Sequencing Center
7/1/14-6/30/17​ 25.5% MTDC​ Genome Sequencing Center​


​Effective Period Rate​ Applicable to​
7/1/13-6/30/17​ 26% MTDC​ Organized Research​
7/1/13-6/30/14​ 26% MTDC​ Instruction​
7/1/14-6/30/17​ 24% MTDC​ Instruction​
7/1/13-6/30/17​ 26% MTDC​ Other Sponsored Activity*​
7/1/13-6/30/17​ 11.5% MTDC​ Genome Sequencing Center​
7/1/17-Until amended​ ​ Use same rates and conditions as those cited for fiscal Year ending June 30, 2017​

2/24/2010 Rate Agreement


Effective Period Rate Applicable to
7/1/09 – 6/30/13 52% MTDC Organized Research
7/1/09 – 6/30/13 44% MTDC Instruction
7/1/09 – 6/30/13 35% MTDC Other Sponsored Activity*
7/1/09 – 6/30/13 25.8% MTDC Genome Sequencing Center


Effective Period Rate Applicable to
7/1/09 – 6/30/13 26% MTDC All Programs


Effective Period Rate Applicable to
7/1/05 – 6/30/10 26% MTDC All Programs

*Externally sponsored activities that are neither organized research & training nor instruction.  Examples include health services projects, including sponsored patient care studies that are performed in an outpatient or inpatient setting, and community service programs.

Please contact your assigned OSRS representative with questions regarding rates applicable for proposals competitive prior to 7/1/09.

Modified Total Direct Costs (MTDC):

  • salaries and wages
  • fringe benefits
  • materials
  • supplies
  • services
  • travel
  • subawards/subgrants/subcontracts up to the first $25,000
    (regardless of the period covered)
  • equipment
  • capital expenditures
  • charges for patient care
  • tuition remission
  • rental costs of off-site facilities
  • scholarships
  • fellowships (stipends)
  • portion of subawards/subgrants/subcontracts in excess of $25,000

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Federal Identification Number (FEIN) (Both Campuses):

A 9 or 12 digit FEIN may be used depending on the requestor’s requirements.​



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Federal Interagency Committee on Education (FICE) Institutional Code:


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Financial Officer To Whom Checks Should Be Mailed:

Joseph M. Gindhart
Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance and Sponsored Projects​
Washington University
Campus Box 1034
700 Rosedale Avenue
St. Louis, MO  63112-1408

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General Information

Please visit: or

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Human Subjects Federal Wide Assurance (FWA):

Danforth & Medical School

​Expiration date: The expiration date may change frequently. For the current expiration date, click on Select the ‘FWAs’ tab and search for the institution of “Washington University.”

Check with the Human Research Protection Office (HRPO) for specific committee number at 747-6800

Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc. (AAHRPP) granted Full Accreditation on July 30, 2004.

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February 22, 1853

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IPED Human Resources Survey (formerly IPSEDS):

January 20, 2010

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Integrated Post Secondary Education Data System/IPSEDS (formerly the EEO-6 report):

January 23, 2009

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Institutional Profile Number (for NIH applications):


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Legal Entity Name and Address

The Washington University
One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

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Misconduct in Science/Annual Report (Annual Assurance to ORI):

March 25, 2020

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Mission Statement

Please visit

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NSF Awardee/Performing Organization Code:

Danforth Campus & School of Medicine — 0025205000

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North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

611310 (Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools)

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) License:


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Office of Postsecondary Education Identifier (OPEID)
(formerly Federal Interagency Committee on Education (FICE) Institutional Code)


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Product Service Code

Danforth Campus— AZ11 (Other R&D – Basic Research)

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Standard Industrial Classification (SIC)

8221 (Colleges & Universities)

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State of Missouri Vendor Number:

Both Campuses— 6214321

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State Representative District:

Danforth Campus: House District 87 (part of Campus west of the City limit
Danforth Campus: House District 84 (part of Campus east of the City limit)
Medical School: House district 77

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State Senate District:

Danforth Campus: Senate district 14 (part of Campus west of the City limit)
Danforth Campus: Senate district 4 (part of Campus east of City limit)
Medical School: Senate district 5
See district map

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Training Grant Table 3 – Master:

Training Gr​an​t Table 3 – Master​​ ​
For questions regarding this table, contact Betsy Abente, (314) 362-1160,

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Unique Entity Identifier (UEI)


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U.S. Congressional District:

Danforth Campus: 1st congressional district—  MO-001
Medical School Campus: 1st congressional district— MO-001

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WU Libraries Boilerplate for Grants

This document contains boilerplate language that can be used in grant proposals to present information about Washington University Libraries.
Libraries Boilerplate for Grants
Becker Library Boilerplate for Grants​

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