About Stanford University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Stanford University cost?

Stanford University Cost of Attendance
In-state $47,940
Out-of-state $47,940
On-Campus Room and Board $14,601
Off-Campus Room and Board
Average Annual Cost $16,695
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
$30,000-$48,000
$48,000-$75,000
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000

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 66% $42,127
Federal Grants 13% $5,856
Pell grants 13% $4,395
Other federal grants 8% $1,992
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 4% $9,028
Institutional grants or scholarships 48% $45,552
Student loan aid 9% $8,047
Federal student loans 9% $6,097
Other student loans 1% $27,187

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Visit a college campus 242 Up to $6,000
Do community service 237 Up to $75
Have perfect attendance for a year 179 Up to $750
Have work experience 106 Up to $4,000
Play a sport 128 Up to $600

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Stanford University Admissions

What is Stanford University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 5%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 77% of applicants
SAT Reading 680-780
SAT Math 700-800
SAT Writing 690-780
ACT Submissions 51% of applicants
Composite Score 31-35

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Stanford University Campus Life

11:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

1

Forbes Ranking

75%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

94%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 8302
Living on campus
Transfer Students 2%
Under Age 25 33%
Gender Balance
Men
52%
Women
48%

Student Diversity

81%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
35.04%
Unknown
24.42%
Asian
19.96%
Hispanic or Latino
14.04%
Black or African American
5.47%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.83%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.24%

Stanford University Graduation Success

98%

First Year Student Retention

75%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$85,700

Average Salary After Graduation

About Stanford University

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Research Universities
Setting Large Suburb
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify