Stanford University Admissions

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

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 4.36% and yield is 81.94%. 24,692 men and 22,760 women applied to Stanford University and 1,048 men and 1,023 women students were accepted. Among them, 866 men and 831 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants47,45224,69222,760
Admitted2,0711,0481,023
Enrolled1,697866831
Acceptance Ratio 4.36%4.24%4.49%
Yield 81.94%82.63%81.23%

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 is 770 and 25th percentile is 700. The SAT Math score is 800 (75th) and 720 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 106 (75th percentile) and 106 (25th percentile). .
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

Stanford University requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank and High School Record (or Transcript) to 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.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see Stanford University online application page .
Admission Requirements
High School GPARecommended
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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