Tool December 2017

Kiplinger's Best College Values

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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 77.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 51.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 26.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 68.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 94.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 22.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 75.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 97.00%
ACT score 24-29: 12.00%
ACT score 30-36: 87.00%
ACT score 24+: 99%
Students applied: 43,997
Students admitted: 2,118
Admission rate: 5%
Students per faculty: 4
4-year graduation rate: 75%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 98%
Full-time enrolled men: 3,621
Full-time enrolled women: 3,413
Part-time enrolled men: 0
Part-time enrolled women: 0
Total enrollment: 7,034

COSTS

Tuition: $48,987
Room and board: $15,112
Est. book expense: $1,455
Fees: $630
Total cost: $66,184
Cost after need-based aid: $20,866
Cost after non-need-based aid: $52,487
Average debt at graduation: $21,987

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $45,318
Average non-need-based aid: $13,697
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
20
Average aid package: $49,124
Students receiving need-based aid: 3,324
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 47%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
1%
% receiving student loans: 21%