Undergraduate Basics

Main Content

Student reading

How Aid Works

What is need-based financial aid?
How do we determine scholarship eligibility? Learn more about our philosophy, determining eligibility, the parent contribution, student responsibility, and international students.

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The Student Budget

How much does it cost to attend Stanford?


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Types of Aid

What are the different kinds of financial aid available to me? Learn about university scholarship, federal and state grants, determining eligibility, student employment, outside scholarships, and loans.


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Statement of Policies

The nitty-gritty details about registration, academic progress, notification requirements, and withdrawal.