Universities are larger institutions that typically contain multiple different schools for different subjects. Students at these schools will be connected to a large group of peers and have many resources at their fingertips.
Suburban schools are a great option for students who want to take advantage of the amenities of the city while escaping the hustle and bustle. At a suburban school you’ll be within a stone’s throw of the city, but you will maintain a strong campus culture and remain grounded in your college’s community.
Stanford University does not factor economic need into their admissions decisions. So, your ability to pay will not affect your chances of admission.
Stanford University asks applicants to complete a supplemental essay. Check out the “Admissions” page for our essay guide!
Stanford University has committed to meeting 100% of applicants’ financial need. They determine your financial need using the FAFSA and/or CSS Profile, and will ensure that your financial aid package covers any costs you cannot pay.
Stanford University is a Questbridge Partner College, which means that Questbridge recipients can use their scholarship funds to attend this school.
Student Demographics at Stanford University
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