Academics

Other Undergraduate Education Facts

Graduation Rates *
* Percentage of students receiving undergraduate degrees within five years of initial enrollment at Stanford.
2004 92.2%
2005 92.0%
2006 92.0%
2007 91.9%
2008 90.8%
2009 90.0%
2010 89.0%
Courses Enrolling Undergraduates – Fall 2013
Class Size Number of courses Percentage of courses
2-9 582 38%
10-19 527 32%
20-29 163 10%
30-39 78 5%
40-49 69 4%
50-99 122 7%
100+ 71 4%
Total 1,612  
Majors Granting Highest Number of Undergraduate Degrees in 2014-15
  1. Computer Science
  2. Human Biology
  3. Engineering
  4. Science, Technology and Society
  5. Economics
Majors with Highest Undergraduate Enrollment Fall 2015
  1. Computer Science
  2. Human Biology
  3. Engineering
  4. Biology
  5. Science, Technology and Society
Undergraduate Financial Aid 2014-15
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: 5,829
Total number of students receiving financial aid toward cost of attendance from a variety of internal and external sources 4,749
Total students enrolled (4 qtrs): 6,886
Percent of students receiving some form of financial assistance: 85%
Percent of students receiving any form of aid toward cost: 69%
Percent of students receiving need-based scholarship from Stanford: 47%
Percent of students receiving Pell Grants 16%
Categories of Financial Aid, 2014-15
Scholarship Aid
$170,858,964
92%
Long-Term Loans $7,818,435
4.2%
Term-Time Jobs $6,993,960
3.8%
Total $185,671,359 100%
Sources of Scholarship Aid 2014-15
Stanford General Funds $21,473,754
Current Gifts-Nonathletic $21,066,642
Endowment Income-Nonathletic $87,749,113
Trademark Income $252,125
Athletic Awards $19,952,170
Department Awards $151,084
Federal Pell Grants $4,865,183
Federal Supplemental Grants $1,052,553
Other Federal Grants $1,365,374
State Grants $3,275,070
Other External Awards $9,655,896
Total $170,858,964
Undergraduate Student Budget 2015-16
Tuition $45,729
Required Fees: Vaden Health Center (applied only to students living on campus) $591
Room and Board $14,107
Books (estimated) $1,425
Personal (estimated) $2,625
   
* Stanford one-time Orientation Fee, which applies only to freshmen and transfers: $438

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.

$4,680
The median per student cumulative undergraduate indebtedness for students earning undergraduate degrees between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015 and receiving financial aid: $16,417
The average per student cumulative undergraduate indebtedness for students earning undergraduate degrees between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015 and receiving financial aid: $21,238
Percent of graduates with debt: 22%
Stanford Student Awards
Rhodes Scholars 114
Marshall Award Winners 89
Truman Scholars 63

Number of students earning undergraduate degrees in 2014-15: 1,735

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