How much does Stanford University cost?

Stanford University Cost of Attendance
In-state $49,617
Out-of-state $49,617
On-Campus Room and Board $15,112
Off-Campus Room and Board
Average Annual Cost $16,562
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
$30,000-$48,000 $2,548
$48,000-$75,000 $3,047
$75,000-$110,000 $11,456
Over $110,000 $39,317

Stanford University Financial Aid and Debt

88%

Students paying down their debt

$12,475

Typical Total Student Debt

$129

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 67% $44,468
Federal Grants 14% $5,645
Pell grants 14% $4,481
Other federal grants 8% $1,995
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 3% $9,011
Institutional grants or scholarships 50% $48,029
Student loan aid 8% $8,155
Federal student loans 8% $5,840
Other student loans 1% $23,157

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Take a challenging class 303 Up to $3,000
Play a sport 151 Up to $1,500
Attend a summer program 142 Up to $6,000
Take a foreign language class 171 Up to $5,000
Do community service 280 Up to $500
Have work experience 173 Up to $10,000
Visit a college campus 284 Up to $6,000
Do an extracurricular activity 281 Up to $2,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Stanford University Admissions

What is Stanford University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 5%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 78% of applicants
SAT Reading 690-760
SAT Math 700-780
SAT Writing 690-780
ACT Submissions 61% of applicants
Composite Score 32-35

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Stanford University Campus Life

11:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

2

Forbes Ranking

75%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

94%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 8402
Living on campus
Transfer Students
Under Age 25
Gender Balance
Men
52%
Women
48%

Student Diversity

82%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
33.91%
Unknown
24.92%
Asian
19.72%
Hispanic or Latino
14.47%
Black or African American
5.76%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.94%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.27%

Stanford University Graduation Success

98%

First Year Student Retention

75%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$85,700

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Stanford University

Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, Stanford is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities.

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Research Universities
Setting Large Suburb
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