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Stanford students come from across the U.S. and the world, representing diverse experiences, backgrounds and cultures.
7,062 Undergraduate Students
Class of 2021 from 76 countries + all 50 states
9,368 Graduate Students
A freshman class of about 1,700 students and a transfer class of about 30 students are admitted each year. Stanford reviews each applicant with an eye to academic excellence, intellectual vitality and personal context.
Profile of the Class of 2021
A snapshot of the current freshman class.
Class of 2021
More than 65 departments and programs offer graduate and professional degrees at Stanford. Admission requirements vary greatly among them.
Vice Provost for Graduate Education
The Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education offers information for prospective students of the nearly 100 departments and programs offering graduate degrees.
VPGE Information for Prospective Students
Stanford is committed to making a world-class education affordable.
Over 80% of undergraduates receive financial aid
Free tuition for undergrads with family incomes below $125,000
Free tuition, room & board for undergrads with family incomes below $65,000
Graduate aid available based on available funds and academic merit
Making a world-class education possible
Stanford has a need-blind admission policy for U.S. citizens and permanent residents. Stanford tuition is free for undergraduates with family incomes under $125,000. Tuition, room and board are free for undergraduates with family incomes below $65,000.
Undergraduate Financial Aid
Financing Graduate Study
The cost of graduate study at Stanford — and the resources available for financial support — vary by degree, school, and enrollment status. About 82% of Stanford graduate students receive financial assistance.
Graduate Student Funding
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High school students, current Stanford students and other college students can all apply to participate in eight week summer academic programs.
Stanford offers valuable opportunities in continuing adult education, executive and professional programs, and special programs for K-12 students.
Continuing Education Programs
Information for postdoctoral scholars seeking positions at Stanford University.
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