Financial Aid

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Making a world-class education possible

We meet the full demonstrated need, without loans, for every admitted undergrad who qualifies for financial assistance.


2020-2021 Financial Support for Undergraduates - Updated!

This page includes updated FAQ's and general information about how financial aid works for the 2020-2021 academic year.

2020-2021 Financial Support for Undergraduates

Applying for Aid

Application requirements, forms and deadlines. Note: We cannot confirm receipt of financial aid application requirements for admission applicants until after admission decisions have been released.

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In the Spotlight

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How to View Your Award Letter

This video tutorial provides the steps for viewing your financial aid award letter in the Axess student portal.

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Stanford expands financial aid, keeps 2021-22 tuition flat

Undergraduate families with annual incomes below $75,000 will not be expected to pay tuition, room or board at Stanford, up from the current $65,000 threshold. General tuition will not increase in 2021-22, while room and board charges will increase modestly.

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Tax Information

We provide links to helpful resources regarding the tax implications of financial aid. Please consult a tax professional for detailed advice.