Stanford University Comparison

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Location Stanford, CA
Setting Large Suburban
Students 17,381
Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $52,857
Tuition (Out of State) $52,857
Room & Board $16,433
Avg Net Price $16,779
Avg Grant Aid $54,808
% Receiving Grant Aid 56%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 4.3%
Avg High School GPA 4.18
Admissions Standards Elite
Applicant Competition Extreme
ACT Range 32/35
SAT Range 1440/1570
Application Deadline Jan 3, 2022


Graduation Rate 96%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $122,900
Making Student Loan Payments 88%
Median Student Loan Debt $12,475
Median Loan Payment $128
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard