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Other Undergraduate Education Facts

Stanford Student Awards
Rhodes Scholars 116
Marshall Award Winners 90
Truman Scholars 63
Top Undergraduate Degrees in 2015-16
  1. Computer Science
  2. Human Biology
  3. Biology
  4. Economics
  5. Engineering
Top Undergraduate Majors, Fall 2016
  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 5,872
Total number of students receiving financial aid toward cost of attendance from a variety of internal and external sources 4,602
Total students enrolled (4 qtrs) 6,870
Percent of students receiving some form of financial assistance 85%
Percent of students receiving any form of aid toward cost 67%
Percent of students receiving need-based scholarship from Stanford 47%
Percent of students receiving Pell Grants 16%
Categories of Financial Aid, 2015-16
Scholarship Aid
$177,466,029
93.3%
Long-Term Loans $6,902,375
3.6%
Term-Time Jobs $5,862,465
3.1%
Total $190,230,869 100%
Sources of Scholarship Aid 2015-16
Stanford General Funds $17,308,344
Current Gifts-Nonathletic $21,296,180
Endowment Income-Nonathletic $95,626,740
Trademark Income $59,350
Athletic Awards $22,726,727
Department Awards $622,637
Federal Pell Grants $4,727,261
Federal Supplemental Grants $1,084,210
Other Federal Grants $1,111,248
State Grants $2,686,509
Other External Awards $10,176,823
Total $177,466,029
Undergraduate Student Budget 2016-17
Tuition $47,331
Required Fees: Vaden Health Center (applied only to students living on campus) $609
Room and Board $14,601
Books (estimated) $1,455
Personal (estimated) $2,700
   
* Stanford one-time Orientation Fee, which applies only to freshmen and transfers: $688

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, 2015 and June 30, 2016 and receiving financial aid: $14,599
Percent of graduates with debt: 21%
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

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