Stanford University

4 Years Private College In Stanford, CA

Stanford University is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Stanford, CA. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The tuition & fees at Stanford University is $51,354. The school has a total enrollment of 17,534 and student to faculty ratio is 8.33% (12 to 1).The highest degree offered at Stanford University is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. It offers Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice) degrees and programs.
2019 Key Facts
Tuition & Fees$51,354 (2019)
Acceptance Rate4%
Student Population17,534
Test Scores1,495 (SAT) 101 (ACT)
Graduation Rate94%
Student to Faculty Ratio12 to 1
Stanford University is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission (02/28/1949 - Current).
2018-2019 Tuition & Fees
The undergraduate tuition & fees at Stanford University is $51,354 for academic year 2018-2019. The graduate tuition & fees at Stanford University is $49,617 for academic year 2018-2019. 4,195 students have received grants and/or scholarships and the average amount of received financial aid is $47,106 (exclude student loans).
Admission, Enrollment, and Graduation
The acceptance rate at Stanford University is 4% and the admission yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 82%. The average SAT score is 1,495 and the average ACT score is 101. Stanford University accepts advanced placement(AP) credits. Total 17,534 students are attending at Stanford University (7,064 undergraduate students). There are 1,603 full-time faculty (instructional/teaching staffs) and 488 part-time faculty working for Stanford University. The students to faculty ratio is 12 to 1 (8.33%). The number of non-teaching staffs is 7,265 (full-time). The graduation rate at Stanford University is 94% and the retention rate is 98% at the school.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-Campus Services
Stanford University offers the distance education programs that all courses for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively. Stanford University offers ROTC, study abroad, teacher certification program. On Stanford University campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Stanford University
Distance Learning (Online Classes)
  • Graduate Level Courses & Programs
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children
Stanford University Mission Statement
From the Stanford University Founding Grant, November 11, 1885:...the Nature, Object, and Purposes of the Institution Hereby Founded, to Be:Its nature, that of a university with such seminaries of learning as shall make it of the highest grade, including mechanical institutes, museums, galleries of art, laboratories, and conservatories, together with all things necessary for the study of agriculture in all its branches, and for mechanical training, and the studies and exercises directed to the cultivation and enlargement of the mind:Its object, to qualify its students for personal success, and direct usefulness in life;And its purposes, to promote the public welfare by exercising an influence in behalf of humanity and civilization, teaching the blessings of liberty regulated by law, and inculcating love and reverence for the great principles of government as derived from the inalienable rights of man to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.