Stanford University Comparison

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Location Stanford, CA
Setting Large Suburban
Students 15,953
Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $55,473
Tuition (Out of State) $55,473
Room & Board $17,255
Avg Net Price $20,023
Avg Grant Aid $54,547
% Receiving Grant Aid 57%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 5.2%
Avg High School GPA 3.96
Admissions Standards Elite
Applicant Competition Extreme
ACT Range 31/35
SAT Range 1420/1570
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