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Other Undergraduate Education Facts

Stanford Student Awards
Rhodes Scholars 121
Marshall Award Winners 92
Truman Scholars 63
Top Undergraduate Majors, Fall 2017
  1. Computer Science
  2. Engineering
  3. Human Biology
  4. Management Science and Engineering
  5. Mechanical Engineering
Top Undergraduate Degrees, Fall 2017
  1. Computer Science
  2. Human Biology
  3. Engineering
  4. Mechanical Engineering
  5. Science, Technology and Society
Undergraduate Financial Aid 2015-16
Total students receiving some form of financial assistance from a variety of internal and external sources, including need-based scholarships, athletic scholarships, outside awards, loans, jobs, research grants and assistance for other expenses 5,913
Total students receiving financial aid toward cost of attendance from a variety of internal and external sources 4,596
Total students enrolled (4 qtrs) 6,901
Percent of students receiving some form of financial assistance 86%
Percent of students receiving any form of aid toward cost 67%
Percent of students receiving need-based scholarship from Stanford 46%
Percent of students receiving Pell Grants 16%
Categories of Financial Aid, 2016-17
Scholarship Aid
$187,086,690
94%
Long-Term Loans $6,442,138
3%
Term-Time Jobs $5,850,921
3%
Total $199,379,749 100%
Sources of Scholarship Aid 2016-17
Stanford General Funds $21,035,242
Current Gifts-Nonathletic $21,459,064
Endowment Income-Nonathletic $99,952,802
Trademark Income $63,000
Athletic Awards $23,687,813
Department Funds $1,017,992
Federal Pell Grants $4,783,298
Federal Supplemental Grants $1,144,178
Other Federal Grants $1,018,717
State Grants $2,502,657
Other External Awards $10,421,927
Total $187,086,690
Undergraduate Student Budget 2017-18
Tuition $48,987
Required Fees: Vaden Health Center (applied only to students living on campus) $630
Room and Board $15,112
Books (estimated) $1,455
Personal (estimated) $2,925
   
* Stanford one-time Orientation Fee, which applies only to freshmen and transfers: $775

Heath Insurance (estimated)

* Vaden Health Center fee charged only to students living on campus. Not included is the orientation fee, which is required for freshmen only.

$4,968
The median per student cumulative undergraduate indebtedness for students earning undergraduate degrees between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017 and receiving financial aid: $13,000
Percent of graduates with debt: 18%
Tuition Rates through the years
Academic Year Tuition
1920-21 $120
1930-31 $300
1940-41 $345
1950-51 $660
1960-61 $1,005
1970-71 $2,400
1980-81 $6,285
1990-91 $14,280
2000-2001 $24,441
2010-2011 $38,700
2011-2012 $40,050
2012-2013 $41,250
2013-2014 $42,690
2014-2015 $44,184
2015-2016 $45,729
2016-2017 $47,331
2017-2018 $48,987

This page last modified Aug 27, 2018.