Stanford University Graduate Programs

Stanford University is a Private, 4 years school located in Stanford, CA. Stanford offers total 158 graduate programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-graduate certificate degree/programs.

  • Graduate Tuition & fees: $55,011
  • Graduate Students: 10,294
  • Graduate Programs: 158

Stanford Graduate Programs Overview

Stanford University (referred to as Stanford) is a Private, 4 years school located in Stanford, CA. Stanford offers total 158 graduate programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-graduate certificate degree/programs.
The 2020 graduate tuition & fees at Stanford University is $55,011 when a student attends full-time status. The tuition per credit hour is $1,166 for part-time students or overloaded credits. Total 10,294 students have enrolled in graduate programs where the school has total population of 15,953 with undergraduate students.
Stanford 2020 Graduate Programs Key Facts
Tuition & Fees$55,011
Costs per Credit$1,166
Graduate Students10,294
Graduate Programs158 programs
Offered Graduate DegreeMaster's, Doctorate, Post-graduate certificate

Who Accredits Stanford University

Stanford University is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (2/28/1949 - Current).

Graduate Degree & Major Programs, Number of Completers

Stanford University graduate schools offers 158 major programs and 11 programs are available on distance learning. Last year, total 3,440 students have earned their graduate degrees/certificate at Stanford. Next tables summarize the offered graduate major programs and its sub-programs at Stanford with number of completers.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 1 program 27
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (other)1 program 27
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 4 programs 37
African Studies1 program 5
East Asian Studies1 program 23
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies1 program 4
Latin American Studies1 program 5
Communication and Journalism [+] 2 programs 34
Communication and Media Studies (other)1 program 29
Technical and Scientific Communication1 program 5
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 1 program (1 online)276
Computer Science1 program (1 online)276
Education [+] 13 programs 185
Education1 program 99
Elementary Education and Teaching1 program 22
English/Language Arts Teacher Education1 program 14
Foreign Language Teacher Education1 program 3
Mathematics Teacher Education1 program 14
Social Science Teacher Education1 program 14
Biology Teacher Education1 program 10
Chemistry Teacher Education1 program 2
French Language Teacher Education1 program 0
History Teacher Education1 program 0
Physics Teacher Education1 program 2
Spanish Language Teacher Education1 program 3
Earth Science Teacher Education1 program 2
Engineering [+] 9 programs (6 online)684
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering1 program (1 online)58
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering1 program 37
Chemical Engineering1 program (1 online)28
Civil Engineering1 program (1 online)160
Electrical and Electronics Engineering1 program (1 online)198
Materials Engineering1 program (1 online)62
Mechanical Engineering1 program (1 online)125
Petroleum Engineering1 program 5
Engineering (other)1 program 11
Engineering Technology [+] 1 program (1 online)128
Engineering/Industrial Management1 program (1 online)128
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 8 programs 8
Linguistics1 program 2
Chinese Language and Literature1 program 4
Japanese Language and Literature1 program 0
Russian Language and Literature1 program 0
German Language and Literature1 program 0
French Language and Literature1 program 0
Italian Language and Literature1 program 1
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1 program 1
Legal Studies [+] 1 program 85
Advanced Legal Research/Studies1 program 85
English Language And Literature [+] 2 programs 18
English Language and Literature1 program 13
English Language and Literature/Letters (other)1 program 5
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 1 program 10
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies1 program 10
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 9 programs 42
Biology/Biological Sciences1 program 11
Biomedical Sciences1 program 4
Biochemistry1 program 0
Biophysics1 program 0
Developmental Biology and Embryology1 program 0
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology (other)1 program 0
Human/Medical Genetics1 program 10
Epidemiology1 program 16
Neuroscience1 program 1
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 3 programs (2 online)113
Mathematics1 program 2
Computational and Applied Mathematics1 program (1 online)54
Statistics1 program (1 online)57
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 2 programs 14
Cognitive Science1 program 10
Sustainability Studies1 program 4
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 2 programs 7
Philosophy1 program 5
Religion/Religious Studies1 program 2
Physical Sciences [+] 6 programs 59
Chemistry1 program 8
Geology/Earth Science1 program 20
Geophysics and Seismology1 program 3
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)1 program 9
Physics1 program 6
Physics (other)1 program 13
Psychology [+] 1 program 2
Psychology1 program 2
Human Services [+] 1 program 14
Public Policy Analysis1 program 14
Social Sciences [+] 5 programs 67
Anthropology1 program 4
Economics1 program 18
International Relations and Affairs1 program 21
Political Science and Government1 program 13
Sociology1 program 11
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 6 programs 36
Industrial and Product Design1 program 0
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts1 program 1
Cinematography and Film/Video Production1 program 8
Fine/Studio Arts1 program 5
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1 program 11
Music1 program 11
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 4 programs (1 online)50
Public Health1 program 6
Community Health and Preventive Medicine1 program 19
Comparative and Laboratory Animal Medicine1 program 4
Medical Informatics1 program (1 online)21
Business [+] 3 programs 528
Business Administration and Management1 program 423
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)1 program 104
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)1 program 1
History [+] 1 programs 12
History1 program 12
Total86 programs (11 online)2,436
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 1 program 8
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (other)1 program 8
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 1 program 2
Area Studies (other)1 program 2
Communication and Journalism [+] 1 program 9
Communication and Media Studies (other)1 program 9
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 1 program 27
Computer Science1 program 27
Education [+] 1 program 23
Education1 program 23
Engineering [+] 9 programs 222
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering1 program 15
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering1 program 15
Chemical Engineering1 program 21
Civil Engineering1 program 21
Electrical and Electronics Engineering1 program 63
Materials Engineering1 program 28
Mechanical Engineering1 program 47
Petroleum Engineering1 program 4
Engineering (other)1 program 8
Engineering Technology [+] 1 program 13
Engineering/Industrial Management1 program 13
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 10 programs 21
Linguistics1 program 8
Comparative Literature1 program 1
Chinese Language and Literature1 program 3
Japanese Language and Literature1 program 1
Russian Language and Literature1 program 2
German Language and Literature1 program 1
French Language and Literature1 program 0
Italian Language and Literature1 program 1
Spanish Language and Literature1 program 0
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1 program 4
Legal Studies [+] 1 program 3
Advanced Legal Research/Studies1 program 3
English Language And Literature [+] 2 programs 7
English Language and Literature1 program 4
English Language and Literature/Letters (other)1 program 3
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 14 programs 110
Biology/Biological Sciences1 program 26
Biochemistry1 program 7
Biophysics1 program 5
Structural Biology1 program 0
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (other)1 program 6
Developmental Biology and Embryology1 program 5
Immunology1 program 6
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology (other)1 program 6
Human/Medical Genetics1 program 13
Cell Physiology1 program 2
Oncology and Cancer Biology1 program 9
Epidemiology1 program 0
Neuroscience1 program 19
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)1 program 6
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 3 programs 28
Mathematics1 program 14
Computational and Applied Mathematics1 program 8
Statistics1 program 6
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 2 programs 9
Philosophy1 program 7
Religion/Religious Studies1 program 2
Physical Sciences [+] 5 programs 122
Chemistry1 program 45
Geophysics and Seismology1 program 12
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)1 program 26
Physics1 program 22
Physics (other)1 program 17
Psychology [+] 1 program 14
Psychology1 program 14
Social Sciences [+] 4 programs 57
Anthropology1 program 10
Economics1 program 28
Political Science and Government1 program 14
Sociology1 program 5
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 4 programs 12
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts1 program 5
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1 program 3
Music1 program 2
Music Theory and Composition1 program 2
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 program 6
Medical Informatics1 program 6
Business [+] 1 program 22
Business Administration and Management1 program 22
History [+] 1 programs 11
History1 program 11
Total64 programs726
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Legal Studies [+] 1 program 193
Law1 program 193
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 programs 82
Medicine1 program 82
Total2 programs275
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Engineering [+] 6 programs 3
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering1 program 0
Chemical Engineering1 program 0
Civil Engineering1 program 3
Electrical and Electronics Engineering1 program 0
Mechanical Engineering1 program 0
Petroleum Engineering1 program 0
Total6 programs3

2020 Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the average tuition & fees of Stanford graduate programs is $55,011. The tuition per credit hour for graduate program is $1,166. The average living costs is $19,796 when a student lives on campus housing.
2019-2020 Graduate Program Tuition at Stanford
Amounts
Tuition$52,479
Fees$672
Costs per Credit Hour$1,166
Living on-campus$19,796

Graduate Student Population

At Stanford graduate schools, there are total 10,294 graduate students. By gender, there are 6,093 men and 4,201 women students at Stanford graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population at Stanford.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Stanford University
TotalMaleFemale
Total10,2946,0934,201
American Indian/Native American1367
Asian1,531802729
Black/African American251140111
Hispanic752429323
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander633
White3,4652,0321,433
Two More593340253
Un-Known1449450
Graduate Student Population in Online Programs at Stanford
Total Graduate StudentsEnrolled ExclusivelyEnrolled Some CoursesNot In Online Courses
Number of Students10,29408779,417

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All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020