Stanford University

, Stanford, CA 94305
(650) 723-2300

Tuition 2015 - 2016 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2015-16 2014-15 2013-14
In District $46,320 $45,195 $43,245
In State $46,320 $45,195 $43,245
Out of State $46,320 $45,195 $43,245
Books/Misc. $1,425 $1,500 $1,500
On Campus      
Room and Board $14,107 $13,631 $13,166
Other Expenses $2,625 $2,550 $2,400
Off Campus      
Room and Board - - -
Other Expenses - - -
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses - - -

Financial Aid 2014 - 2015

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
(scholarships/fellowships)
15.0 % $6,538
State/Local Grant
(scholarships/fellowships)
4.0 % $9,074
Institutional Grants
(scholarships/fellowships)
50.0 % $40,600
Loans 9.0 % $8,030

NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)

Baseball - Pacific-10 Conference
Basketball - Pacific-10 Conference
Football - Pacific-10 Conference
Cross Country/Track - Pacific-10 Conference

$90

Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive: These institutions typically offer a wide range of baccalaureate programs, and they are committed to graduate education through the doctorate. They award 50 or more doctoral degrees per year across at least 15 disciplines.

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
ROTC: Army
Study abroad
Teacher certification: Students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization
Teacher certification: Approved by the state for initial certifcation or licensure of teachers

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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.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above 

Bachelor's
Master's
Doctor's
First Professional

Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children

Advanced placement (AP) credits

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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.

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Comments (11)

3/9/2017 12:01:52 PM

its cool and id really look forward to getting a scholarship there

2/24/2017 8:07:07 AM

I am a child of a middle class family. Will i be getting scholarship for studying at Stanford.As iam Indian

2/23/2017 5:54:19 PM

What is the name of the full ride scholarship that Stanford University Provides?

12/10/2016 5:19:41 PM

Are there scholarships or grants for members of the marching band? Also, if I am the winner of a full ride scholarship in my state, is there some sort of reciprocity at Stanford? Thank you.

10/6/2016 1:44:29 PM

This was so helpful!

9/18/2016 1:43:02 PM

Enter your comment here. Please be advised that this area is for comments about this school only, not a form for you to submit an application or questions addressed to the actual college. Staford is my favourite world university, feel proud when i will get chance there for studying. Identity self is my spiritual especially on studies. Big up Staford university.

3/5/2016 1:37:06 PM

There are quite a few sports offered at this university but another sport that is widely played and is growing more and more popular is rugby. Many men and women find rugby as an outlet to get into colleges such as Harvard

11/29/2015 11:11:14 AM

Hello ! Im from the philippines and I want to study here at stanford as aero engineering and I would like to ask if there is a scholarship and how much it will cost ?

10/25/2015 10:32:03 AM

I'm interested in information on full ride scholorships

7/3/2015 6:43:02 AM

Stanford is an awesome university and I hope the African students will be allowed to school there...Wishing everyone all the best.

7/2/2015 8:50:56 AM

I have wanted to go to Stanford for six years now. I was hoping to get a scholarship