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Stanford University

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Rating

Private

Type

20,993

Students

$52,857

Tuition

4%

Acceptance

#2

Ranking

Large Suburb

Campus Setting

Stanford, CA

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Stanford University is a large private university located in Stanford, CA ranked 2ndin America. It has a total of 8,290 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, accepting 4.34% of applicants. Stanford University offers 227 different majors and is best known for its human biology, industrial management, and earth sciences programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With a tuition cost of $52,857 per year, Stanford University is very high-priced. 89.2% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, joining the labor market. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $94,000 per year, which is 126% over the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$53,529/Year
Above Average

Stanford University

$53,529

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$74,570/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$25,315/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

4%Acceptance
Very Selective

Stanford University

4%

National

69%
Sat

1440 - 1570

67% of students submit

Admissions Yield

82%

ACT

30 - 35

50% of students submit

Application Website

commonapp.org

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$90

Students

8,290Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

1,696

Part-Time

0
Male

50%

In-state

83%

Female

50%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

2%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
13% Computer Science9% Business Administration and Management, General6% Mechanical Engineering73% Others

13% Computer Science

9% Business Administration and Management, General

6% Mechanical Engineering

73% Others

Computer Science

13%

640 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

9%

431 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

6%

315 Graduates

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

6%

310 Graduates

Engineering/Industrial Management

5%

231 Graduates

Civil Engineering, General

4%

212 Graduates

Engineering, Other

3%

152 Graduates

Human Biology

2%

125 Graduates

Academics

A+
Professors
StudentsProfessors5:15:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

5

Number of Library Books

9,820,841

Academic Spend per Student

$113,338

Full-time Retention Rate

99%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$70,400/Year

Stanford University

$70,400

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$70,400

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$94,000

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

89%