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.

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.

Undergraduate Students
Graduate Students

In the Spotlight

Karen Cooper

Finances and Your Stanford Education

Leaders of the Financial Aid Office, Student Services Center, and University Bursar's Office discuss Stanford's financial aid program and what to expect regarding finances as an undergraduate at Stanford.

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Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Eligibility Changes

For a limited period of time, federal student loan borrowers may receive credit for past payments made on loans that otherwise would not qualify for PSLF.

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Meet Cardy the Tree

Using our chatbot makes finding answers to your financial aid questions as easy as one, two, "tree"!


COVID-19 Student Loan Repayment Pause Extended through August 31

The pause on monthly payments and interest accrual due to the COVID-19 emergency has been extended through August 31, 2022. Contact your loan servicer to ensure that you are ready to resume making monthly payments on time.