Stanford University is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. Stanford students come from across the United States and throughout the world, representing diverse perspectives, experiences, backgrounds and cultures. U.S. undergraduate applicants are admitted on a need-blind basis, and the university offers substantial financial aid to help families manage the costs.

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


For more information about submitting a first-year application, please visit our First-Year Applicants webpage.


For more information about submitting a Transfer Application, please visit our Transfer Applicants webpage.

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We are excited to connect with you as you explore Stanford's unique academic opportunities and student life and learn more about our application and need-based financial aid. We invite you to visit for the latest information about virtual programming, campus tours, and other events for prospective undergraduates.

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Admissions office

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Montag Hall, 355 Galvez Street
Stanford, CA 94305-6106, United States of America

Phone number

(650) 723-2091