|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||14%|
|Student to faculty ratio||10:1|
|Dormitory capacity||11,302 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Stanford University is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 43,997 applications and only 2,118 students were granted admission. Stanford University is at the #3 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 51% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 77% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1380 to 1580|
|ACT||31 to 35|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Stanford University's tuition was $47,331 for all students regardless of residency (76.7% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 66% of Stanford University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 13% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,645 (which is 5.6% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Stanford University in 2016-2017, was 149, which is 9% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,270 (which is 10.6% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Stanford University has enrolled a total of 17,184 students (16,080 students full-time and 1,104 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 17,184 students, 39 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 58% men and 42% women and 7,034 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 10,150 for graduates studies.
Non-resident alien: 23%
Two or more races: 6%
Black/African American: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Stanford University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||15%||1,083|
|Legal Professions And Studies||10%||694|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||9%||670||0|
|Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields||8%||558||0|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||4%||315|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||3%||251|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||3%||229||0|
|Mathematics And Statistics||3%||186||0|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Stanford University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Stanford University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $24,700. Last year, out of the total 539 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 453 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 607 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 504 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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