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This archived information is dated to the 2008-09 academic year only and may no longer be current.

For currently applicable policies and information, see the current Stanford Bulletin.


Regular tuition for the 2008-09 academic year, payable Autumn, Winter, and Spring quarters, is as follows:

All departments and schools (except those below)


Graduate Division in Engineering


Graduate School of Business, first year


Graduate School of Business, second year


School of Medicine (M.D. Program)


School of Law (payable Autumn and Winter semesters)


J.D./M.B.A. Program
(payable Autumn and Winter semesters)


For complete tuition information, see the Registrar's tuition web site at

Regular tuition fees apply to the undergraduate Overseas Studies and Stanford in Washington programs. For Summer Quarter tuition rates and policies, see or the Summer Quarter Time Schedule.

A coterminal student is subject to graduate tuition assessment and adjustment policies once graduate standing is reached. Coterminal students should see the student policies and procedures for tuition assessment, as described under "Residency and Unit Requirements in Coterminal Programs" in the "Graduate Degrees" section of this bulletin.

Eligibility for registration at reduced tuition rates is described below. Tuition exceptions may also be made for illness, disability, pregnancy, new-parent relief, or other instances at the discretion of the University. No reduction in tuition charges is made after the first two weeks of the quarter.

All students are advised, before registering at less than the regular full-tuition rate, to consider the effects of that registration on their degree progress and on their eligibility for financial aid and awards, visas, deferment of student loans, and residency requirements.

The University reserves the right to change at any time, without prior notice, tuition, room fees, board fees, or other charges.

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