Consumer Information for Students

To help prospective and current students locate important information about Stanford, this webpage collects links to helpful information on a variety of subjects. The presentation of this information complies with the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, which requires colleges and universities to publicly disclose various aspects of their policies and procedures.

Academic policies and outcomes

Retention data

98% of freshmen entering in fall 2008 returned to Stanford in fall 2009.

Transfer of credit

The Office of the University Registrar evaluates and records the amount of transfer credit and advanced placement test credit an undergraduate can apply toward graduation requirements.

Costs and financial aid

Financial aid calculator

This calculator has been designed to allow you to make early estimates regarding eligibility for need-based financial aid as an undergraduate at Stanford University. Based on the information you enter about your family financial situation you will be presented with a sample award.