Graduate Programs Overview

Stanford University is a four-years, private (not-for-profit) school located in Stanford, California. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $55,011 in average for all students.

It offers one hundred seventy-three graduate programs: 92 Master's, 73 Doctorate, 8 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 2,372 students have been conferred Master's degree and 1,044 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameStanford University
Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
AddressStanford, CA
Graduate School Students9,587 students
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)$55,011
Student to Faculty4:1 (25.00%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 173 Graduate Programs
92 Master's, 8 Doctorate, 8 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Stanford University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $55,011 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $1,207.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$1,207
Books & Supplies$1,305
Room & Board$17,860 (On-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,564 (On-Campus)
On-Campus Total$77,740
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Tuition & Fees$49,617$51,354$53,151$55,011$55,011

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Stanford University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 173 major areas - 91 Master's (11 online programs), 71 Doctorate , 7 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Natural Resources And Conservation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 15,953 students enrolled in Stanford University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 9,587 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 5,524 male and 4,063 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 8,465 full-time and 1,122 part-time students in graduate schools.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students5,524
Women Students4,063
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students8,465
Part-time Students1,122
By race/ethnicity 3,101 White, 315 Black, and 1,544 Asian students are attending at Stanford University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races399
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Stanford University, 0 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 936 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment9,587
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses0
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses936
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses8,651
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses0
California Resident0
Other State In U.S.-
Outside of U.S.0

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