Stanford University

Stanford, California

Stanford University Overview

Student population

Address
Stanford, CA
School Websitewww.stanford.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Large

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Stanford University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Stanford, California that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 47,452 students applied to Stanford University. Of those students, 2,071 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Stanford University was $50,703, in addition to fees of $651. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Stanford University.

Stanford University has a 94% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Stanford University Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

SAT-
ACT-
GPARecommended
Applicants admitted

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The Stanford University acceptance rate is 4%. To put this into perspective, 2,071 of the 47,452 students who applied to Stanford University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Stanford University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Stanford University had an SAT score between the range of 1,420 and 1,570. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Stanford University was between 32 and 35 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to Stanford University as part of their application.

Stanford University Cost

In-State resident tuition

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Out of State Tuition

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Stanford University, the tuition for in-state residents is $50,703. Combined with fees of $651, room and board costs of $15,763, other expenses of $3,015 and the $1,455 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $51,354 in tuition.

Students at Stanford University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Stanford University was $5,905 last year, with 16% of students being awarded federal aid.

Stanford University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio5:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Stanford University.

Stanford University has a good gender split, with 50% of undergraduates being female and 50% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 53% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 33% of students come from in-state and 14% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Stanford University is 5:1. This means that for every 5 there is one member of faculty at the school.

Stanford University Popular Majors and Programs

ENGINEERING
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
SOCIAL SCIENCES
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
EDUCATION

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