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.


Early office closure on May 24

The Offices of Undergraduate Admission and Financial Aid will close at 1 p.m. (PDT) on Friday, May 24, 2024 and will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, May 28, 2024.

Reporting Outside Scholarships

If you will be enrolling as an undergraduate for the 2024-2025 academic year, and you have received your financial aid notification, you can now notify the Financial Aid Office of the outside scholarships that you expect to receive for 2024-2025. Log on to the Axess portal and go to the Finances page. From the drop-down menu, choose Financial Aid, then Report Outside Scholarships.

Report Outside Scholarships in Axess

Stanford Responds to FAFSA Delays (Updated 5-3-2024)

After long delays, the 2024-2025 FAFSA online application process is now functioning well. Please see details in the PDF document linked below, including guidance for parents without Social Security numbers.

Stanford Responds to FAFSA Delays

Making FAFSA Corrections

The FAFSA form is now accepting corrections.

How to Correct or Update your 2024-2025 FAFSA Form

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

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Finances and Your Stanford Education

You can review the slides from our presentation for admitted undergraduate applicants and their families at Admit Weekend in April 2024.

Federal Student Aid

The SAVE Repayment Plan

Learn about the new Saving on a Valuable Education (SAVE) repayment plan for federal student loan borrowers.

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Undergrad Student Stipend Policy

Review the rules for when and how undergraduate students can receive stipends from Stanford departments.