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Stanford University
  • 4 Year
  • STANFORD, CA

Stanford University Admissions

Admissions Overview

Stanford admissions is extremely selective with an acceptance rate of 4%. Students that get into Stanford have an average SAT score between 1440-1570 or an average ACT score of 32-35. The regular admissions application deadline for Stanford is January 2. Interested students can apply for early action, and the Stanford early action deadline is November 1.

Will You Get In?

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
4%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
No data available  
Total Applicants
47,498
SAT Range
1440-1570
SAT Reading
700-770
SAT Math
740-800
Students Submitting SAT
67%
ACT Range
32-35
ACT English
34-36
ACT Math
30-35
ACT Writing
No data available  
Students Submitting ACT
50%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 2
Early Decision Deadline
No data available  
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
Yes
Application Fee
$90
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
Yes

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Recommended
  • High School Rank
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Recommended
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
93%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant. 27 responses
Poll
96%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers. 27 responses

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