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Other Undergraduate Education Facts

Stanford Student Awards
Rhodes Scholars 127
Marshall Award Winners 96
Truman Scholars 68
Top Undergraduate Majors by Enrollment, 2019-20
  1. Computer Science
  2. Economics
  3. Human Biology
  4. Engineering
  5. Management Science
Top 5 Undergraduate Degrees Awarded, 2019-20
  1. Computer Science
  2. Human Biology
  3. Symbolic Systems
  4. Engineering
  5. Economics
Undergraduate Financial Aid, 2019/20
Total number of students receiving financial aid toward cost of attendance from a variety of internal and external sources* 4,691
Total number of students enrolled (average of fall, winter and spring) 6,805
Percent of students receiving any form of aid toward cost of attendance 69%
Percent of students were awarded need-based Stanford scholarships and grants 51%
Percent of students receiving Pell Grants 18%
Categories of Financial Aid, 2019/20
Scholarship aid $215,899,753
Long-term loans $6,461,122
Term-time jobs $5,542,511
Total $227,903,386
Sources of Scholarship Aid, 2019/20
Stanford general funds $31,287,423
Donor gifts, not including athletic awards $21,682,151
Endowment income, not including athletic awards $114,536,543
Trademark licensing income $223,439
Athletic awards $25,032,650
Department funds $1,288,624
Federal Pell Grants $5,869,522
Federal supplemental grants $1,140,137
Other federal grants $1,076,535
State grants $2,811,384
Other external awards $10,951,345
Total $215,899,753

*Stanford provides significant support to students other than the total cost of attendance such as Undergraduate Research Grants. That type of funding is not included in this analysis.

Undergraduate Student Budget 2020/21
Tuition $55,473
Required fees** $696
Room and board $17,255
Books & supplies (estimated) $1,290
Personal (estimated) $2,205
Total cost of attendance $76,919
Orientation and document fee (frosh/transfer only) $775
Cardinal Care heath insurance (12-month coverage)

** Includes Campus Health Services fee charged to all students living on campus.

The median cumulative undergraduate indebtedness for students with debt receiving undergraduate degrees in 2018/19 (average indebtedness was $22,897) $14,947
Percent of graduates with debt: 16%

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