Stanford University

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Huang Engineering Center, Suite 226
Stanford, CA 94305

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Engineering School Overview

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#2 Best Engineering Schools


Engineering School Overview

The application fee is $125 for U.S. residents and $125 for international students. Its tuition is full-time: $45,480 per year. The 2013 Ph.D. student-faculty ratio is 7.7:1. The School of Engineering at Stanford University has 230 full-time faculty on staff.

Attending graduate school at Stanford puts engineering students on a diverse campus near Silicon Valley. There are about 65 centers and labs across campus where students can get involved in research projects, and the many companies in Silicon Valley offer internship and learning opportunities for graduate students. About 3,300 graduate students are enrolled at the School of Engineering, more than 20 percent of whom are women.

Graduate degrees are offered in 10 areas, including Materials Science and Engineering and Aeronautics and Astronautics. Engineering students with broad interests can enroll in cross-school programs, like the Stanford Design Program, offered in conjunction with the School of Humanities and Sciences, or can get involved in campuswide initiatives like Bio-X, which draws from the multiple disciplines for research in the biology and medical fields.

Graduate students can live on campus, and, for trips abroad, can partake in the China Internship Program. The school puts on several programs specifically for graduate students throughout the year, including the Graduate Women’s Welcome and a student picnic each fall.


Application deadline (U.S. residents) N/A
Application fee (U.S. residents) $125
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee (international students) $125


Full-time faculty (tenured or tenure-track) 230
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 7.7:1

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 3,260
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)



full-time: $45,480 per year

Required fees $642 per year

* Engineering School Overview details based on 2013 data

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