Stanford University

Stanford University


Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

  • Phone: 650-723-2300

  • Famous graduates: Ehud Barak, Vinton Gray, Jerry Yang

  • Type of University: Private non-profit college

  • Year founded: 1885

  • No. of undergraduate students: 6,999

  • International students: 7.00%

  • No. of postgraduate students: 8,871

  • International students: 33.00%

  • Students who received financial aid: 80.00%


Application Statistics

  • Number of undergraduate applications received:38,828

  • No. of undergraduate students accepted:2,210

  • Undergraduate acceptance rate:

  • 5.69%

  • Postgraduate Acceptance rate:

  • 7.00%

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Standardized Test Requirements

Considered if submitted.

% of freshman submitting SAT scores: 86%
% of freshman submitting ACT scores: 39%

SAT Percentiles

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Cost of attendance

Tuition and fees$47,331
Room and board$14,601
Books and Supplies$1,455
Personal Expenses$2,700

Application Fee

Availability of Exchange program:Yes

Employment Rate(within one year)



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