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Stanford University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $33,264 $35,089 $36,798 $38,676 5.1%
Books and supplies $1,290 $1,335 $1,455 $1,485 2.1%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $10,367 $10,808 $11,182 $11,463 2.5%
Other $1,935 $1,995 $2,325 $2,385 2.6%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $46,856 $49,227 $51,760 $54,009 4.3%
 

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Map of Stanford University

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $90
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 30,429 15,413 15,016
Percent admitted 8% 8% 8%
Percent admitted who enrolled 70% 69% 71%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Recommendations X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)   X
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 1,558 92%
ACT 667 39%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 660 760
SAT Math 680 780
SAT Writing 670 760
ACT Composite 30 34
ACT English 30 35
ACT Math 29 34

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities 2/28/1949 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools 1/1/1923 -   Accredited
American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 4/19/1985 - 8/31/2008 Resigned
Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., Accreditation Commission
Pastoral Education (PAST) - Clinical pastoral education (CPE) centers and CPE and supervisory CPE programs 10/1/1988 -   Accredited
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree 7/1/1942 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 10/20/2002 -   Accredited