Other Undergraduate Education Facts

Stanford Student Awards
Rhodes Scholars 122
Marshall Award Winners 94
Truman Scholars 65
Top Undergraduate Majors, 2017-18
  1. Computer Science
  2. Human Biology
  3. Engineering
  4. Management Science and Engineering
  5. Economics
Top Undergraduate Degrees, 2017-18
  1. Computer Science
  2. Human Biology
  3. Engineering
  4. Mechanical Engineering
  5. Economics
Undergraduate Financial Aid, 2017-18
Total number of students receiving financial aid toward cost of attendance from a variety of internal and external sources* 4,589
Total number of students enrolled (average of fall, winter and spring) 6,915
Percent of students receiving any form of aid toward cost of attendance 66%
Percent of students were awarded need-based Stanford scholarships and grants 47%
Percent of students receiving Pell Grants 16%
Categories of Financial Aid, 2017-18
Scholarship Aid $197,564,337
Long-Term Loans $6,177,563
Term-Time Jobs $6,144,971
Total $209,886,871
Sources of Scholarship Aid, 2017-18
Stanford General Funds $22,689,699
Donor Gifts, not including athletic awards $22,148,994
Endowment Income, not including athletic awards $106,853,209
Trademark Income $234,034
Athletic Awards $24,359,178
Department Funds $1,028,255
Federal Pell Grants $5,280,361
Federal Supplemental Grants $1,215,748
Other Federal Grants $809,502
State Grants $2,431,563
Other External Awards $10,513,794
Total $197,564,337

*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 2017-18
Tuition $50,703
Required Fees: Vaden Health Center (applied only to students living on campus) $651
Room and Board $115,763
Books (estimated) $1,455
Personal (estimated) $3,015
Total Cost of Attendance $71,587
Orientation and Document Fee (frosh/transfer only) $775
Cardinal Care Heath Insurance (12-month coverage)

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

$5,208
The median cumulative undergraduate indebtedness (for students with debt) receiving Undergraduate Degrees in 2016/17 (Average indebtedness was $20,205) $13,000
Percent of graduates with debt: 18%
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
2017-2018 $48,987
2018-2019 $50,703

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