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Stanford University
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  • STANFORD, CA

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Basic Info

Stanford is an elite private university located in Stanford, California in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 6,996 undergraduate students. Admissions is extremely competitive as the Stanford acceptance rate is only 4%. Popular majors include Computer Science, Engineering, and Biology. Graduating 94% of students, Stanford alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $70,400.
Institution Type
Private
Location
STANFORD, CA

Grades & Rankings

Report Card

Niche Grades

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Value
    grade A+
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade A
  5. Athletics
    grade A+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade A+
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade A
  11. Student Life
    grade A+
  12. Safety
    grade B

Stanford University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Academics & Majors

Academics

94%
Graduation Rate
5:1
Student Faculty Ratio
Learning Options Offered
Study Abroad
Online Courses
Fully Online Degrees
No data available  
How Students Learn
  • 100%
    On Campus
  • 0%
    Mix
  • 0%
    Online

Majors

Online

How Students Learn
  • 100%
    On Campus
  • 0%
    Mix
  • 0%
    Online
Number of Programs Offered Online
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0

Admissions

Stanford Admissions

Jan 2
Application Deadline
4%
Acceptance Rate
Applications Accepted
Common App
Coalition App
Early Decision/Early Action
Required to Apply
SAT/ACT
High School GPA
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Tuition, Cost & Aid

$16,779
Average Yearly Net Price
$53,529
Yearly In-State Tuition
$53,529
Yearly Out-of-State Tuition
Students Receiving Financial Aid
70%
Average Total Aid Awarded/Year
$54,808

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Campus Life

Campus Life

What Students Say
97%
say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 
92%
say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 
83%
highly rate the dining facilities. 
47%
say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 
100%
Freshmen Live On-Campus

Students

6,996
Full-Time Undergrads
Undergrad Gender Breakdown
50%
50%
Male
Female
Racial Diversity
  • 33%
    White
  • 21%
    Asian
  • 15%
    International
  • 14%
    Hispanic
  • 9%
    Multiracial
  • 6%
    African American
  • 1%
    Native American
  • 1%
    Unknown
  • 0%
    Pacific Islander
Part-Time Undergrads
0
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Students Receiving Pell Grants
18%
Varsity Athletes
12%

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After Graduation

After Graduation

$94,000
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$8,205
Average Loan Amount
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
What Students Say
89%
feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 
96%
feel like they are getting their money's worth out of their program. 

Reviews

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