General Admission Information

The application fee is $90 for applying undergraduate school and $125 for graduate school at Stanford University. Next table presents general admission information at Stanford University.
General Admission Information of Stanford University
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$90
Graduate Application Fees$125
Calendar SystemQuarter
Credits AcceptedAdvanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

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Admission Statistics

24,692 men and 22,760 women applied to Stanford University and 988 men and 910 women students were accepted. Among them, 820 men and 737 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table shows the Stanford University Admission Statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate). For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 4.00% and yield is 81.98% at Stanford University.
Acceptance Ratio 4.00%4.00%4.00%
Yield 81.98%83.00%80.99%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 1,174 students (69% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 925 students (55%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing and SAT Math is 1,570 and 25th percentile score is 1,420. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score of Composite, Math, and English is 106 and 25th percentile score is 96. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Stanford University.
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing700770
SAT Math720800
ACT Composite3235
ACT Math3035
ACT English3436
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Stanford University are competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,458, ACT: 97 - Private (not-for-profit) Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

There are 3 requirements and 3 recommendations to submit when you apply to Stanford University. The school requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank and High School Record (or Transcript) for its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, High School Rank and High School Record (or Transcript). Next table summarizes Stanford University application requirements.
Admission Requirements at Stanford University
High School GPARecommended
High School RankConsidered but not Required
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesConsidered but not Required
Admission Test ScoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Considered but not Required

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