STANFORD UNIVERSITY, STANFORD

Stanford, CaliforniaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
  17178Enrollment

Stanford University is a private research university located in Stanford, California, United States. The university is among the top 5 universities in the world and is known for academic strength, wealth and proximity to the Silicon Valley in Palo Alto, California.

Established in 1885 as a coeducational and non-denominational institution, the university presently consists of 40 academic departments at the undergraduate and graduate level. The most popular programs at Stanford University are –

  • Engineering
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
  • Social Sciences
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences.

Why choose Stanford University?

  • The university has research budget of $1.6 billion
  • Total financial endowment for 2017 was $24.6 billion
  • Stanford alumni contribute $3 trillion to global economy each year
  • 31 faculty of Stanford have won the noble prize
  • Athletics achievements include 270 Olympic medals including 139 gold medals; winner in 512 individual championship; winner of NACDA Director’s Cup for 23 consecutive year
  • 83 Nobel laureates, 27 Turing Award laureates, 121 Rhode Scholars and 8 Fields Medalists are associated with Stanford University
  • 39,900 companies founded by Stanford alumni are presently active providing 5.4 million jobs worldwide
  • Along with Berkeley, Cambridge, Harvard, MIT, and Oxford, Stanford is recognized as one of the world’s “six super brands” by Times Higher Education on its World Reputation Rankings.

Programs and Schools at Stanford University

Stanford University offers more than 90 UG majors and has more than 65 graduate programs and departments across 7 schools –

  • School of Medicine
  • School of Law
  • School of Humanities and Sciences
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Education
  • School of Earth, Energy and Environment Sciences
  • Graduate school of Business

Campus and Residential Facilities at Stanford University

  • Stanford University’s campus is among the largest ones in the United States spread over 8,180 acres. It has over 700 major buildings and is home to two world-class museums.
  • The on-campus housing accommodates more than 11,000 residents in 81 student residences 93% of students live in on-campus residences.
  • Application for on-campus housing must be filled at https://axess.sahr.stanford.edu/ before the deadline. The university also provides subsidized off-campus housing options to its students.

Stanford University Admission Process

Pre-requisites for admission into Stanford University

  • Official transcripts
  • 2 Letter of recommendation
  • Test Scores: SAT or ACT (UG programs); GRE/GMAT (graduate programs)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume or CV(graduate programs)
  • English language proficiency test: TOEFL

Minimum TOEFL scores required by the international students:

Applying toInternet-Based TOEFL
Doctoral Programs (All Fields)100
Master Programs (Humanities, Social Sciences, Education)100
Master Programs (School of Engineering)89

Admission Process

  • UG students must submit application online through either the Coalition Application or the Common Application
  • Students applying for graduate program must apply online on the official website
  • For Undergraduate students, the application fee is: $90
  • For Graduate students, the application fee is: $125
  • The application form is made available from mid-September each year

Cost and Expenses incurred at Stanford University

The estimated average annual expense a student incurs while studying at Stanford University is tabulated below –

CategoryAmount
Average tuition fee$50,703
Room and Board$15,763
Campus health service fee$651
Books and Supplies$1,455
Personal/Miscellaneous Expenses$3,015
TravelVaries
Total$71,587

Scholarships and Financial Aids offered by Stanford University

  • 70% of UG students and 82% of graduate students receive some form of financial assistance from the university
  • Average annual scholarship of $47,228 awarded to students
  • Students from families with annual income of less than $65,000 do not have to pay any tuition fee or room and board fee
  • Students from families with annual income between $65,00 and $125,000 have to pay no tuition fee

Stanford University Alumni

Stanford University has an alumni network of 220,000 students in 150 countries across the world. Alma mater consists of 30 living billionaires and 17 astronauts; it has also produced high numbers of members of the United States Congress.

Stanford University alumni have access to a number of benefits like –

  • Financial Services from Stanford FCU
  • Discounted GEICO auto insurance
  • Coverage through The Alumni Insurance Program
  • $300 bonus for student loan refinancing with SoFi
  • $200 bonus for personal loans from SoFi
  • $500 mail-in rebate with SunPower
  • Discount on CLEAR to speed through airport security

List of Notable Alumni

  • Gene D. Block: 8th chancellor of University of California, Los Angeles -
  • Derek Bok: 25th president of Harvard University
  • John C. Bravman: 17th president of Bucknell University
  • Sterling K. Brown: Actor
  • Jennifer Connelly: Actress
  • Roger Corman: Producer and director
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AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 16,197
Bachelors Tuition Fees$16196.85
Post graduate Tuition Fees$16276.05
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 18,037
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
17,534
International Students
8,943
Male : Female Ratio
50:50
Student : Faculty Ratio
8:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES ( FALL SEASON )
Application Deadline
March 31, 2019
Start of Application process September 04, 2018
End of Application process March 31, 2019
Application Fee
$ 90
Application website www.commonapp.org/
Accepts common App Yes
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
4.8%
Min. 7
Total Applications
-
Min. 100
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Breakdown of Ranking
  • 2019
  • Global Rank (Out of 1250)
    #3
    Score (Out of 100)
    #93.8

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