Stanford University Graduate Schools

Stanford University (referred to as Stanford) is a Private, 4 years school located in Stanford, CA. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Stanford University is $49,617 in average. The school has 10,294 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 17,381 including undergraduate students.

Stanford University Graduate School Overview

Stanford University (referred to as Stanford) is a Private, 4 years school located in Stanford, CA. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
Stanford University is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (2/28/1949 - Current).
Stanford UniversityDirectory Information
School NameStanford University (referred to as Stanford)
AddressStanford, CA 94305
Phone650-723-2300
Webhttps://www.stanford.edu
Online Applicationhttps://commonapp.org
Financial Infohttps://financialaid.stanford.edu
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Stanford University is $49,617 in average. The school has 10,294 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 17,381 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 158 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 11 programs are available online classes.
Stanford Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$49,617
Student Population10,294
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs158 graduate programs
(11 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio5 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Stanford University is $49,617 in average for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $1,166.
Stanford 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$52,479
Required Fees$672
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$1,166
Stanford University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On Stanford University campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Stanford
Distance Learning (Online Classes)11 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

Stanford University 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of Stanford University is $49,617. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.50% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at Stanford University
TuitionFees
2015-2016$45,729$591
2016-2017$47,331$609
2017-2018$48,987$630
2018-2019$50,703$651
2019-2020$52,479$672
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $16,432 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Stanford University. On-campus living costs are increased by 5.42% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Stanford University
Living On-Campus
Room & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$14,107$2,625
2016-2017$14,601$2,700
2017-2018$15,112$2,925
2018-2019$15,763$3,015
2019-2020$16,433$3,363
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $1,166 at Stanford University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.46% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour Stanford University
Tuition
2015-2016$1,016
2016-2017$1,052
2017-2018$1,089
2018-2019$1,127
2019-2020$1,166
The law school tuition at Stanford University is $62,847 for academic year 2019-2020. For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $60,906. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Stanford University.
2019-2020 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Stanford University
TuitionFees
Medicine$60,234$672
Law$62,175$672

Graduate Programs at Stanford

Stanford University offers 164 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 3,440 students have completed their study at Stanford University.
Offered Degrees at Stanford University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree89112,436
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship670726
Doctor's degree - other20275
Post Master's Degree603
Total164113,440

Stanford University offers 164 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 3,440 students have completed their studies.
  • 2,436 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 275 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 3 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 27 completers-
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (other)27-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 37 completers$49,100
African Studies5$49,100
East Asian Studies23-
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies4-
Latin American Studies5-
Communication and Journalism [+] 34 completers$74,400
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0$74,400
Communication and Media Studies (other)29-
Technical and Scientific Communication5-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (2 completers) 276 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science276$153,400
Education [+] 185 completers$62,000
Education99$62,000
Elementary Education and Teaching22-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education14-
Foreign Language Teacher Education3-
Mathematics Teacher Education14-
Social Science Teacher Education14-
Biology Teacher Education10-
Chemistry Teacher Education2-
French Language Teacher Education0-
History Teacher Education0-
Physics Teacher Education2-
Spanish Language Teacher Education3-
Earth Science Teacher Education2-
Engineering [+] (12 completers) 684 completers-
Engineering0-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering58$87,600
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering37-
Chemical Engineering28-
Civil Engineering160$79,800
Electrical and Electronics Engineering198$126,700
Materials Engineering62-
Mechanical Engineering125$102,700
Petroleum Engineering5-
Engineering (other)11-
Engineering Technology [+] (2 completers) 128 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Engineering/Industrial Management128$98,000
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 8 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistics2-
Chinese Language and Literature4-
Japanese Language and Literature0-
Russian Language and Literature0-
German Language and Literature0-
French Language and Literature0-
Italian Language and Literature1-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-
Legal Studies [+] 85 completers-
Law0-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies85-
English Language And Literature [+] 18 completers-
English Language and Literature13-
English Language and Literature/Letters (other)5-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 10 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies10-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 42 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences11-
Biomedical Sciences4-
Biochemistry0-
Biophysics0-
Developmental Biology and Embryology0-
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology (other)0-
Human/Medical Genetics10-
Epidemiology16-
Neuroscience1-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] (4 completers) 113 completers-
Mathematics2-
Computational and Applied Mathematics54-
Statistics57-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 14 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Cognitive Science10-
Sustainability Studies4-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 7 completers-
Philosophy5-
Religion/Religious Studies2-
Physical Sciences [+] 59 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry8-
Geology/Earth Science20-
Geophysics and Seismology3-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)9-
Physics6-
Physics (other)13-
Psychology [+] 2 completers-
Psychology2-
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)0-
Human Services [+] 14 completers-
0-
Public Policy Analysis14-
Social Sciences [+] 67 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology4-
Economics18-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics0-
International Relations and Affairs21-
Political Science and Government13-
Sociology11-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 36 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Industrial and Product Design0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts1-
Cinematography and Film/Video Production8-
Fine/Studio Arts5-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation11-
Music11-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 50 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Public Health6-
Community Health and Preventive Medicine19-
Comparative and Laboratory Animal Medicine4-
Medical Informatics21-
Business [+] 528 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management423$150,100
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)104-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)1-
History [+] 12 completers-
History12-
Total2,436
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 8 completers-
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (other)8-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 2 completers-
African Studies0-
Area Studies (other)2-
Communication and Journalism [+] 9 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Communication and Media Studies (other)9-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 27 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science27-
Education [+] 23 completers-
Education23-
Engineering [+] 222 completers-
Engineering0-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering15-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering15-
Chemical Engineering21-
Civil Engineering21-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering63$139,100
Materials Engineering28-
Mechanical Engineering47-
Petroleum Engineering4-
Engineering (other)8-
Engineering Technology [+] 13 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Engineering/Industrial Management13-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 21 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistics8-
Comparative Literature1-
Chinese Language and Literature3-
Japanese Language and Literature1-
Russian Language and Literature2-
German Language and Literature1-
French Language and Literature0-
Italian Language and Literature1-
Spanish Language and Literature0-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics4-
Legal Studies [+] 3 completers-
Law0-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies3-
English Language And Literature [+] 7 completers-
English Language and Literature4-
English Language and Literature/Letters (other)3-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 110 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences26-
Biochemistry7-
Biophysics5-
Structural Biology0-
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (other)6-
Developmental Biology and Embryology5-
Immunology6-
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology (other)6-
Human/Medical Genetics13-
Cell Physiology2-
Oncology and Cancer Biology9-
Epidemiology0-
Neuroscience19-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)6-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 28 completers-
Mathematics14-
Computational and Applied Mathematics8-
Statistics6-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 9 completers-
Philosophy7-
Religion/Religious Studies2-
Physical Sciences [+] 122 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry45-
Geophysics and Seismology12-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)26-
Physics22-
Physics (other)17-
Psychology [+] 14 completers-
Psychology14-
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)0-
Social Sciences [+] 57 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology10-
Economics28-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics0-
Political Science and Government14-
Sociology5-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 12 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts5-
Art/Art Studies0-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation3-
Music2-
Music Theory and Composition2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Medical Informatics6-
Business [+] 22 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management22-
History [+] 11 completers-
History11-
Total726
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 82 completers-
Medicine82-
Total275
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering [+] 3 completers-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering0-
Chemical Engineering0-
Civil Engineering3-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering0-
Mechanical Engineering0-
Petroleum Engineering0-
Total3

Graduate Student Population at Stanford

For academic year 2019-2020, total 10,294 students enrolled into Stanford University graduate schools where it has total 17,381 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 9,245 full-time and 1,049 part-time students. By gender, 6,093 male and 4,201 female students are attending Stanford University graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for Stanford University.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
Stanford University
TotalMaleFemale
Total10,2946,0934,201
Full-time9,2455,3453,900
Part-tme1,049748301
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Stanford University.
There are 3,465 White (33.66%), 251 Black/African American (2.44%), 752 Hispanic (7.31%), 1,531 Asian (14.87%), and 4,295 students with other races. 3,539 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Stanford University
TotalMaleFemale
Total10,2946,0934,201
American Indian/Native American1367
Asian1,531802729
Black/African American251140111
Hispanic752429323
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander633
White3,4652,0321,433
Two More593340253
Un-Known1449450
Non-resident Alien3,5392,2471,292
Stanford University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 877 graduate students (8.52% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Stanford University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Stanford University
Number of Students
Total10,294
Enrolled Online Exclusively0
Enrolled Some Online Courses877
Not in Online Courses9,417

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