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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Recommended
Common Application Accepted: Yes

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

- Stanford, CA 94305
Phone: (650) 723-2091
Admissions Phone: (650) 723-2091
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Stanford University
  • Located in Stanford, CA
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 16,122 students enrolled
  • 5% admitted
  • $47,940 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Aline from Mount Pleasant, IA
  • Dec-30-2016 I am a current student here

    Be yourself. This university really values diverse students from diverse backgrounds to bring different ways of thinking. Also, if you feel like you won't be good enough to apply or attend, you are. Focus on what makes you unique and what you're passionate about. Let that shine through in your application and it will be sure to catch the attention of the admissions officers.

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  • S from CA
  • Sep-10-2016 I am a current student here

    Stanford is academically rigorous. But at the same time, we all have our own unique personalities and passions. Don't forget to let your application reflect characteristics unique to you and not just focus on your academic standing.

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  • Josh from San Antonio, TX
  • Feb-14-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Write exceptional essays Get personal recommendations that reflect your willingness to mentor peers Become oblong rather than well-rounded: be exceptional in one or two extracurriculars Illustrate your passion for them

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