Tool December 2016

Kiplinger's Best College Values

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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 80.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 51.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 24.11%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 71.75%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 95.86%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 19.83%
SAT I Math score 700+: 77.85%
SAT I Math score 600+: 97.68%
ACT score 24-29: 11.61%
ACT score 30-36: 87.47%
ACT score 24+: 99.08%
Students applied: 42,497
Students admitted: 2,140
Admission rate: 5%
Students per faculty: 4
4-year graduation rate: 75.2%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 98%
Full-time enrolled men: 3,666
Full-time enrolled women: 3,333
Part-time enrolled men: 0
Part-time enrolled women: 0
Total enrollment: 6,999

COSTS

Tuition: $47,331
Room and board: $14,601
Est. book expense: $1,455
Fees: $609
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $43,167
Average non-need-based aid: $13,501
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
31
Average aid package: $45,923
Students receiving need-based aid: 3,399
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 49%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
1%
% receiving student loans: 22%