Stanford University

Mission Statementhttp://exploredegrees.stanford.edu/stanfordsmission/ From the Stanford University Founding...
http://exploredegrees.stanford.edu/stanfordsmission/ From the Stanford University Founding Grant, November 11, 1885: ...the Nature, Object, and Purposes of the Institution Hereby Founded, to Be: Its nature, that of a university with such seminaries of learning as shall make it of the highest grade, including mechanical institutes, museums, galleries of art, laboratories, and conservatories, together with all things necessary for the study of agriculture in all its branches, and for mechanical training, and the studies and exercises directed to the cultivation and enlargement of the mind: Its object, to qualify its students for personal success, and direct usefulness in life; And its purposes, to promote the public welfare by exercising an influence in behalf of humanity and civilization, teaching the blessings of liberty regulated by law, and inculcating love and reverence for the great principles of government as derived from the inalienable rights of man to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

Quick Facts

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  • Location: Stanford, CA
  • Student Body: 17,534
  • Education Type: 4 Years+
  • Funding: Private
  • Campus Type: Suburban
  • Web Site: www.stanford.edu
  • Acceptance Rate: 4.73%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 4.73%
  • Application Deadline: January 1, 2019
  • International Students: Unreported
  • Application Fee: $90
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
  • Tuition: $48,987
  • Grad Tuition: $48,987
  • Room and Board: $15,112
  • Books and Supplies: $1,455
  • Other Fees: $630
  • Average Net Price: $16,562
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 1,700
  • Men / Women Ratio: 826 / 874
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 690 - 760
  • Median SAT Math Range: 700 - 780
  • Median ACT Range: 32 - 32
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: n/a
  • % of International Students: Unreported
  • International Testing: Recommended
  • Total International Students: n/a
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Recommended
  • Recommendations: Required
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Engineering: 26%
  • Computer Science: 12%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 12%
  • Interdisciplinary Studies: 7%
  • Social Sciences: 7%

Academic Programs

Stanford University offers 230 Total Programs in Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Engineering. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Bachelor's Degree ProgramsStanford University offers 58 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Communication
Computer Science
Engineering
Engineering Technology
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsStanford University offers 84 Master's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Doctorate Degree ProgramsStanford University offers 66 Doctorate Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Legal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Certificate ProgramsStanford University offers 6 Certificate Programs
Engineering

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 94%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 96%
  • 1st Year Retention: 98%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $121,400
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 17,534
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 34%
  • Non-resident, alien: 24%
  • Asian Students: 17%
  • Hispanic Students: 10%
  • Two or more races: 6%
  • Black Students: 4%
  • Unknown: 3%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%