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Other Undergraduate Education Facts

Stanford Student Awards

Rhodes Scholars: 128
Marshall Award Winners: 97
Truman Scholars: 71
Stanford Knight-Hennessy Scholars: 22

Top Undergraduate Majors by Enrollment, Fall 2021
  1. Computer Science
  2. Economics
  3. Engineering
  4. Human Biology
  5. Management Science and Engineering
Top 6 Undergraduate Degrees Awarded, 2020–2021
  1. Computer Science
  2. Human Biology
  3. Economics
  4. Engineering
  5. Management Science and Engineering
  6. Symbolic Systems
Undergraduate Financial Aid, 2020/21
Total number of students receiving financial aid toward cost of attendance* 4,480
Total number of students enrolled (average of fall, winter and spring) 7,056
Percent of students receiving any form of aid toward attendance 64%
Percent of students awarded need-based Stanford scholarships and grants 46%
Percent of students receiving Pell Grants 17%
Categories of Financial Aid, 2020/21
Scholarship aid $213,280,385
Long-term loans $3,092,951
Term-time jobs $1,613,164
Total $217,986,500
Sources of Scholarship Aid, 2020/21
Stanford general funds $21,403,455
Donor gifts, not including athletic awards $22,088,046
Endowment income, not including athletic awards $121,355,233
Trademark licensing income $2,985
Athletic awards $26,531,867
Department funds $2,829,215
Federal Pell Grants $5,831,495
Federal supplemental grants $1,468,938
Other federal grants $913,127
State grants $1,803,018
Other external awards $9,053,006
Total $213,280,385

*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 2021/22
Tuition $55,473
Mandatory fees** $696
Room and board $17,860
Books & supplies (estimated) $1,305
Personal (estimated) $3,564
Total cost of attendance $78,898
Orientation and document fee (frosh/transfer only) $775
Cardinal Care heath insurance (12-month coverage) $6,192

Percent of graduates with debt:


The median cumulative undergraduate indebtedness for students with debt receiving undergraduate degrees in 2018/19 (average indebtedness was $22,897) $13,700

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