Stanford students come from across the U.S. and the world, representing diverse experiences, backgrounds and cultures.
About 1,700 freshmen and 30 transfer students are admitted to Stanford each year. We review each applicant with an eye to academic excellence, intellectual vitality and personal context.
Undergraduate Financial Aid
Stanford meets the full financial need of every admitted undergrad who qualifies for assistance. Tuition is covered for undergrads with family incomes under $125,000. Tuition, room and board are covered for undergrads with family incomes below $65,000.
Profile of the Class of 2021
A snapshot of Stanford’s current freshman class.
More than 65 departments and programs offer graduate and professional degrees at Stanford. Admission requirements vary greatly among them.
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.
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.
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.
Information for postdoctoral scholars seeking positions at Stanford University.