Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Xavier University's Fact Sheet

Almost every potential funder to the University asks for certain general information, concerning our institution. Below, we have provided the information most often asked.

I. General Facts

Legal Name Xavier University of Louisiana
Employer Identification Number (aka Tax Exempt Number –TIN and/or Employment Entity Number) 72-0635884
Address 1 Drexel Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana 70125-1098
DUNS Number 02-085-7876
CAGE Code (Commercial & Government Entity Code) 7Y775
Type of Applicant Private University
Office of Post-Secondary Education (OPE) Number 002032
Total Number of Full-Time Faculty
Arts & Sciences 2016-2017
Total Number of Full-Time Faculty
College of Pharmacy 2016-2017
Total Number of Students
Arts & Sciences 2016-2017
Total Number of Students
College of Pharmacy 2016-2017
NOTE: More specific data available at University Profile
Authorized Institutional Representative Ralph Johnson
Senior Vice President for Administration
Telephone: 504.520.7539
Fax: 504.520.7904
Institutional Review Board (IRB) Assurance of Compliance No. FWA 00004443
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) Animal Welfare Assurance No. A 3024-01
Parish/County Orleans Parish
LA House of Representative District District Number 95
LA Senate District District Number 5
US Congressional District Louisiana District Number 02


Fridge Benefits
  1. Faculty / Staff
Regular Full-Time 22%
Regular Part-Time 22% (20 hours + per week)
Regular Pat-Time 7.65% (Under 20 hour per week
Temporary. Full-Time & Part-Time 7.65%
  1. Students
Undergraduate Wages No less than Minimum Wage
Non-enrolled Students 7.65% of Student Wages

III. INDIRECT COSTS (Facilities and Administrative Costs)  

  1. Calculated @65.5% of salaries and wages
  2. Xavier University follows the Department of Health and Human Services Principals for Educational Institutions

Indirect costs are those which are incurred for common or joint objectives and therefore cannot be identified readily and specifically with a particular sponsored project, an instructional activity or any other institutional activity. At educational institutions, such costs normally are classified under the following indirect categories:

  1. Depreciation and Use Allowances
  2. Operation and Maintenance expenses
  3. General Administration
  4. Sponsored Projects Administration Expenses
  5. Library Expenses
  6. Department Administration Expenses

Different indirect cost rates are set for research, instruction and public service activities, and for projects conducted on and off campus.

Federal Cognizant Agency: Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS):

  1. Effective Period: July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2018
  2. 65.5% of Direct Salaries and Wages, including students, for all on-campus programs
  3. 33.6% of Direct Salaries and Wages, including students, for all off campus programs

Requests for waiver or use of reduced rates for facilities and administration costs, when not required by the funding source, must be approved by the Senior Vice President for Administration. Initial requests must be made through the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.

IV. Travel Reimbursements  (See Xavier University’s Travel Policy)

  1. 55.5 ¢ a mile plus tolls and parking
  2. $58 per diem
  3. Other actual costs, if considered reasonable

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