Financial Aid

Montag Hall building with Financial Aid sign in front with palm trees in background

Making a world-class education possible

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


Stanford Responds to FAFSA Delays

Due to a processing delay announced by Federal Student Aid, Stanford has extended the priority filing dates for first-year admission applicants. Notifications of federal aid eligibility will be delayed. Please see details in the PDF document linked below.

Stanford Responds to FAFSA Delays

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

Federal Student Aid

The SAVE Repayment Plan

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

Fountain on Stanford Campus

Undergrad Student Stipend Policy

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

Fountain on Stanford Campus

Finances for Students (Online Course)

This Canvas course was developed by FAO with current students to give new students an additional resource to understand how to manage their financial aid. Modules include Your Financial Aid Notification, How It All Works, What Happens Once You’re Here, Important Policies, Special Circumstances, and Resources. (Available to current/incoming students only; requires SUNet ID.)