Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

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Stanford University is ranked 8 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 20 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 80%
Applicants who took ACT 51%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+72%
600-69924%
600+96%

SAT Math Score

700+78%
600-69920%
600+98%

ACT Score

30-3687%
24-2912%
24+99%

Students applied42,497
Students admitted2,140
Admission rate5%

Students per faculty4

4-year graduation rate75%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$47,331
Fees$609
Room and board$14,601
Estimated book expense$1,455
Total cost$63,996

Cost after need-based aid$20,829
Cost after non-need-based aid$50,495

Average debt at graduation$21,238

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$86,000

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$43,167
Average non-need-based aid$13,501

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment6,999

Full-Time

Men3,666
Women3,333

Part-Time

Men0
Women0

Freshmen retained98%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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