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COLLEGE PROFILE

Stanford University

Stanford, CA

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$60,421
Tuition and Fees
$42,690
Room and Board
$13,166
Books and Supplies
$1,500
Other Expenses
$3,065
Payment PlansExternal finance company

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailfinancialaid@stanford.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline February 15
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001305
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile$25 for first college, $16 each additional

PROFILE OF 2011-12 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants1,080 (63.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need895 (82.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid879 (98.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met813 (92.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Award$41,894
Need-Based Gift
Received by 848 (96.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $39,933
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 574 (65.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,315
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 15 (1.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift1 (.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,009
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants4,008 (57.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need3,692 (53.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid3,649 (98.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met3,217 (88.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Award$42,354
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,541 (97.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $39,897
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,844 (77.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,545
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 77 (2.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift13 (.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,010
Borrowing
2012 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
25%
Average Indebtedness of
2012 Graduates
$18,833
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
3.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
1.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other Loans 
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAthletic scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$2,322
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CLASS OF 2018 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.83 4.28 708 683 691 31
Low 1.80 1.80 380 247 390 16
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 800 36
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