Stanford University

Stanford University

Stanford, California


Stanford University

Stanford University is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution located in Stanford, California. The campus is situated in a large suburb area and is home to 6,996 undergraduate students.

Frequently Asked

How difficult is it to get into Stanford University?

Admission into Stanford University is extremely competitive with an acceptance rate of 4%. Male students have an acceptance rate of 4% compared to female students with an acceptance rate of 5%.

What SAT score is required for Stanford University?

The SAT scores of admitted students range from 1440 to 1570.

What ACT score is required for Stanford University?

The ACT scores of admitted students range from 32 to 35.

How much does it cost to attend Stanford University?

The cost of undergraduate tuition and fees for attending Stanford University for an academic year is $53,529. Both in-state and out-of-state students pay the same tuition. Including the cost of living of $21,041 (for room and board, books and supplies and other miscellaneous expenses), raises the cost from $53,529 to $74,570 for an academic year. 70% of undergraduate students at Stanford University receive financial aid reducing the average cost paid by students to $16,779.

What degrees are offered at Stanford University?

The degrees offered at Stanford University include "bachelor's degree", "master's degree", "post-master's certificate" and "doctor's degree - research/scholarship".

What are the popular majors at Stanford University?

The most popular programs/majors at Stanford University include "Computer Science", "Human Biology"" and "Engineering, Other".

What is the graduation rate at Stanford University?

The graduation rate at Stanford University is 94%.

What is the debt of graduating Stanford University students? What is the earnings?

The median debt of Stanford University students is $10,207 and after college, former students in their mid-career (10 years after entry) earn an average salary of $141,300.

Overview

College Category

Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above

Student-to-faculty Ratio

5

Awards Offered

Bachelor's degree

Master's degree

Post-master's certificate

Doctor's degree - research/scholarship

City

Stanford

College Type

Private not-for-profit

Campus Housing

Yes

Location Setting

Large Suburb

Average Grant or Scholarship Aid

$54,808

General

Address

450 Serra Mall
Stanford, California 94305

College Website

www.stanford.edu/

Phone

(650) 723-2300

Admissions Website

admission.stanford.edu/

Online Application Website

commonapp.org

Financial Aid Website

financialaid.stanford.edu/

Admissions

Stanford University has an acceptance rate of 4%. The acceptance rate of 4% implies that for every 100 students that applied 4 students got accepted. 47,498 students appied to Stanford University. 4% of the students that applied got accepted, and 82% that that got accepted enrolled.

Number of Applicants

47,498

Acceptance Rate

4%

The SAT composite score at Stanford University ranged from 1440 to 1570. The ACT composite score at Stanford University ranged from 32 to 35.

SAT Composite1440 - 1570
ACT Composite32 - 35
Application Fee$90
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Costs to Attend

The cost for undergraduate students to attend Stanford University for an academic year can be broken down into $52,857 for tuition, $672 for fees, $1,245 for books and supplies, $16,433 for room and board and $3,363 for other expenses. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.

Tuition and Fees

$53,529
Tuition$52,857
Fees$672
Books and supplies$1,245
Room and board$16,433
Other expenses$3,363
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Students

Stanford University has 6,996 undergradute students. 50% of the undergraduate students are male compared to 50% female.

Undergradute Enrollment

6,996

Enrollment by gender

50%

50% men

50%

50% women

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Academics

The graduation rate for undergraduate students at Stanford University is 94%. The graduation rate for male undergraduate students is 94% compared to 95% for female undergraduate students.

The retention rate for undergraduate students at Stanford University is 99%. Retention rate is the percentage of first-time undergraduate students who return to continue their studies the following fall semester.

Graduation Rate

94%

Graduation Rate by Gender

94%

94% men

95%

95% women

Retention Rate

99%
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After College

The average earnings of former students working 10 years after entry at Stanford University is $141,300 with 25% of former students having earnings less than $57,000 compared to 25% former students having earnings greater than $164,000.

Mean Earnings After 10 Years

$141,300

Earnings Range After 10 Years

$57,000 - $164,000

Percent Earning Over $25,000 After 10 Years

91%

The percent of former students working 10 years after entry at Stanford University is 91% compared to 9% of former students 10 years after entry not working.

Working Status

91%

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9%

9% percent_not_working

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Programs and Majors

The largest programs/majors at Stanford University include "Computer Science" with 330 graduates followed by "Human Biology" with 125 graduates, "Engineering, Other" with 123 graduates, "Engineering-Related Fields" with 93 graduates and "Economics" with 86 graduates.

Program/MajorGraduates
Computer Science330
Human Biology125
Engineering, Other123
Engineering-Related Fields93
Economics86

ⓘ Graduates by program are reported for students receiving bachelors degree.

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