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The acceptance rate of Stanford University is 4.3%. Total 47,498 students have applied to and 2,062 have accepted to admit. Eventually, 1,698 students enrolled in Stanford University (Admission Yield: 82.3%). The average SAT score is 1,495 and the average ACT score is 33. The application fee for undergraduate programs is $90 and graduate school application fee is $125 at Stanford University.

  • Acceptance Rate: 4.3%
  • Yield: 82.3%
  • SAT Score: 1,495

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Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-2020, total 47,498 students have applied to Stanford University. By gender, 24,902 male and 22,596 female students have applied to the school. Among them, 2,062 (987 male and 1,075 female) students have accepted and 1,698(824 male and 874 female) have enrolled into Stanford University for academic year 2019-2020. Next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield, also known as enrolment rate at Stanford University.
2019-2020 Admission Stats at Stanford University
TotalMenWomen
Applicants47,49824,90222,596
Admitted2,0629871,075
Enrolled1,698824874
Acceptance Rate 4.34% 3.96% 4.76%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 82.35% 83.49% 81.30%

SAT/ACT Scores

At Stanford University, 1,140 applicants (67% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 846 applicants (50%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,570 and 25th percentile score is 1,440. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 106 and 25th percentile score is 96. The SAT and ACT scores are required to submit when applying to Stanford University. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Stanford University.
2019-2020 Submitted SAT and ACT Scores at Stanford University
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing700770
SAT Math740800
ACT Composite3235
ACT Math3035
ACT English3436

Offered Degrees at Stanford

Stanford University offers 5 degree/certificate programs - Bachelor's, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Below table summarizes the offered degrees at Stanford University.
Offered Degrees at Stanford University
DegreeOffered
1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
Associate
2-4 Year Certificate
Bachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Master's
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Doctorate (Other)

Accepted Credits at Stanford

Stanford University accepts Advanced placement (AP) credits, . Below table summarizes the accepted credits at Stanford University.
Accepted Credits at Stanford University
Credit TypeAccepted
Dual Credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Credit for military training

Application Checklist

For applying to Stanford University, 3 items are required to and 3 items are recommended to submit. Next list shows the application requirement for Stanford University.

High School GPA

Recommended

High School Record (or Transcript)

Required

Completion of College Preparatory Program

Recommended

Recommendations

Required

Admission Test Scores

Required

TOEFL

Recommended

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