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Stanford University
  • Graduate School
  • STANFORD, CA

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Stanford is a private graduate school in Stanford, California in the San Francisco Bay Area. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 10,294 graduate students. Of the 80 graduate programs offered at Stanford University, 11 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Stanford University are Business, Computer Science, and Electrical Engineering. 10% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
10,294
Part-Time Grad Students
1,049
Research Assistants
2,284
Teaching Assistants
1,132
Racial Diversity
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    34.5%
  • White
    31.1%
  • Asian
    14%
  • Unknown
    7.4%
  • Hispanic
    6.3%
  • Multiracial
    4.3%
  • African American
    2.2%
  • Native American
    0.1%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 7 responses
  • Driven
    29%
  • Down-to-earth
    14%
  • Friendly
    14%
  • Intellectual
    29%
  • Organized
    14%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 6 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    83%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    17%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
86%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 7 responses
Poll
86%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 7 responses
Poll
86%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 7 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 7 responses
  • $75K-$100K
    14%
  • $50K-$75K
    14%
  • $25K-$50K
    29%
  • <$25K
    43%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 7 responses
  • $125K-$150K
    14%
  • $100K-$125K
    14%
  • $75K-$100K
    29%
  • <$50K
    14%
  • Did not graduate yet
    29%
86%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 7 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Nightlife
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$58,906
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,617
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$2,000,001
National
$217,500

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