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%
Courses Enrolling Undergraduates – Fall 2013
Class Size Number of courses Percentage of courses
2-9 582 36%
10-19 527 33%
20-29 163 10%
30-39 78 5%
40-49 69 4%
50-99 122 8%
100+ 71 4%
Total 1,612  
Majors Granting Highest Number of Undergraduate Degrees in 2012-13
1. Human Biology
2. Computer Science
3. Biology
4. Engineering
5. Economics
Majors with Highest Undergraduate Enrollment Fall 2013
1. Computer Science
2. Human Biology
3. Engineering
4.Science, Technology and Society
5. Biology
Undergraduate Financial Aid 2012-13
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: 5,862
Total number of students receiving financial aid toward cost of attendance from a variety of internal and external sources 4,785
Total students enrolled (4 qtrs): 7,002
Percent of students receiving some form of financial assistance: 84%
Percent of students receiving any form of aid toward cost: 68%
Percent of students receiving need-based scholarship from Stanford: 49%
Percent of students receiving Pell Grants 16%
Categories of Financial Aid, 2012-2103
Scholarship Aid
$166,062,019
92.4%
Long-Term Loans $7,603,421
4.2%
Term-Time Jobs $5,997,553
3.3%
Total $179,662,993  
Sources of Scholarship Aid 2012-13
Stanford General Funds $32,808,026
Current Gifts-Nonathletic $17,812,662
Endowment Income-Nonathletic $75,245,832
Trademark Income $441,695
Athletic Awards $18,787,433
Department Awards $823,331
Federal Pell Grants $4,676,831
Federal Supplemental Grants $1,092,216
Other Federal Grants $1,441,619
State Grants $3,473,821
Other External Awards $9,458,553
Total $166,062,019
Undergraduate Student Budget 2013-14
Tuition $42,690
Required Fees: Vaden Health Center (applied only to students living on campus) $555
Room and Board $13,166
Books (estimated) $1,500
Personal (estimated) $2,400
Total $60,311
* 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.

$3,936
The median per student cumulative undergraduate indebtedness for students earning undergraduate degrees between July 1, 2012 and June 30, 2013 and receiving financial aid: $13,000
The average per student cumulative undergraduate indebtedness for students earning undergraduate degrees between July 1, 2012 and June 30, 2013 and receiving financial aid: $16,640
Percent of graduates with debt: 23%
Stanford Student Awards
Rhodes Scholars 112
Marshall Award Winners 86
Truman Scholars 62

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