Stanford University

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Stanford University

Stanford University

Stanford University Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline January 1
SAT / ACT Scores Due January 1
SAT II Scores Due January 1
College Will Notify April 1
Reply to Acceptance by May 1

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 19,192 17,440 36,632
Accepted 1,306 1,117 2,423
Acceptance Rate 7% 6% 6%
Enrolled 931 834 1,765

Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.


SAT Scores

(88% of Students Admitted to Stanford University Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 680 to 780
  • Math 700 to 790
  • Writing 700 to 780
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 780 790 780
Bottom 25th Percentile 680 700 700

ACT Scores

(41% of Students Admitted to Stanford University Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 32 to 35
  • Math 31 to 35
  • Composite 31 to 34
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 35 35 34
Bottom 25th Percentile 32 31 31

Stanford University Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($90)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Important
High School Rank     Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations   Very Important
Essay     Very Important
Extracurricular Activities     Very Important
Volunteer Work     Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL   Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
English 4
Foreign Language 3
History 1
Math 4
Science 3
Social Studies 2
Lab 3
Electives 1 1

Stanford University Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 8,264 (99%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 20 (0%)

Stanford University Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($90)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 39)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Very Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
  Very Important

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