Paying for Stanford University

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition & fees is $56,169 at Stanford University. The graduate school tuition & fees is $55,011.
The living costs including room, board, and other expenses are $19,796 when a student lives on campus at Stanford University.

  • Undergraduate Tuition: $56,169
  • Graduate Tuition: $55,011

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Cost of Attendance (COA)

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition & fees is $56,169 at Stanford University. The graduate school tuition & fees is $55,011. 61 out of total 6,366 undergraduate students (1%) received financial aid(grants or scholarship) and the average amount of the aid is $53,346.
The living costs including room, board, and other expenses are $19,796 when a student lives on campus at Stanford University. The total cost of attendance (COA) is $77,210 before receiving financial aid and the net price with financial aid is $23,864.
Stanford University 2020 Cost of Attendance
Tuition & Fees$56,169 (2020)
Living Costs$19,796 (On-campus)
Cost of attendance
Living on Campus$74,570
Average Financial Amount$53,346
Net Price after Aid
Living on Campus$21,224

Stanford 2020 Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition & fees of Stanford University are $56,169 for undergraduate programs. The undergraduate tuition & fees are increased by 4.24% compared to previous academic year. The graduate tuition & fees are $55,011. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.50% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Tuition & fees at Stanford University
UndergraduateGraduate
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$45,729$591$45,729$591
2016-2017$47,331$609$47,331$609
2017-2018$48,987$630$48,987$630
2018-2019$50,703$651$50,703$651
2019-2020$52,857$672$52,479$672
2020-2021$55,473$696$54,315$696

Stanford 2020 Living Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $16,432 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Stanford University. On-campus living costs are increased by 5.42% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Stanford University
Living On-Campus
Room & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$14,107$2,625
2016-2017$14,601$2,700
2017-2018$15,112$2,925
2018-2019$15,763$3,015
2019-2020$16,433$3,363
2020-2021$17,255$3,504

Stanford 2020 Tuition per Credit Hour

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $1,166 at Stanford University.
2019-2020 Tuition per Credit Hour Stanford University
UndergraduateGraduate
2015-2016-$1,016
2016-2017-$1,052
2017-2018-$1,089
2018-2019-$1,127
2019-2020-$1,166
2020-2021$1,234$1,207

Stanford 2020 Book & Supply Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, The average books & supplies cost at Stanford University is $1,245. The book & supply costs are decreased by -14.43% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Costs for Books & Supplies Stanford University
Books & Supplies Costs
2015-2016$1,425
2016-2017$1,455
2017-2018$1,455
2018-2019$1,455
2019-2020$1,245
2020-2021$1,290

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