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The School of Engineering at Stanford University

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions N/A
Application deadline (U.S. residents) N/A
Application fee (U.S. residents) $125
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee (international students) $125

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master's and Ph.D.) 8,134
Total acceptances (master's and Ph.D.) 1,805
Overall acceptance rate 22.2% - Low

Master's Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA N/A
Average GRE 597 verbal
784 quantitative
4.18 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA N/A
Average GRE 605 verbal
786 quantitative
4.33 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 575 paper test

Department Contacts

 Stanford Graduate School of Business MBA Essays
Aerospace engineering http:/​/​aa.​stanford.​edu
(650) 725-9825
aa-admissions@stanford.edu
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​bioengineering.​stanford.​edu
(650) 736-2254
bioengineering@stanford.edu
Chemical engineering http:/​/​cheme.​stanford.​edu
(650) 723-1302
cosby@stanford.edu
Civil engineering http:/​/​cee.​stanford.​edu
(650) 725-2387
cee-admissions@lists.stanford.edu
Computer engineering N/A
Computer science http:/​/​cs.​stanford.​edu
(650) 725-3140
admissions@cs.stanford.edu
Electrical engineering http:/​/​ee.​stanford.​edu
(650) 723-4114
admissions@ee.stanford.edu
Engineering management http:/​/​www.​stanford.​edu/​dept/​MSandE/​
(650) 723-4094
msande-admissions@stanford.edu
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering http:/​/​cee.​stanford.​edu
(650) 725-3074
cee-admissions@lists.stanford.edu
Industrial engineering N/A
Materials engineering http:/​/​mse.​stanford.​edu
(650) 725-2534
matsciengr@stanford.edu
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​me.​stanford.​edu
(650) 724-7660
meinquiry@stanford.edu
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering http:/​/​pangea.​stanford.​edu/​ere.​index
(650) 723-8314
ere@sesmail.stanford.edu
Other engineering programs http:/​/​icme.​stanford.​edu
(650) 762-9482
icme-admissions@stanford.edu
 

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 3,564
Master's (full-time) 1,548
Master's (part-time) 250
Ph.D. (full-time) 1,749
Ph.D. (part-time) 17

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 1,296
Total master's graduates 1,025
International master's graduates 37.8%
Minority master's graduates 27.6%
Female master's graduates 25.8%
Total Ph.D. graduates 271
International Ph.D. graduates 47.6%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 12.2%
Female Ph.D. graduates 22.1%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Aerospace 12 5.3%
Biomedical 16 2.9%
Chemical 13 3.4%
Civil 25 11.7%
Computer science 42 13.2%
Electrical 52 25.2%
Engineering management 29 12.1%
Environmental 0 N/A
Industrial / Manufacturing 0 N/A
Materials 16 4.9%
Mechanical 35 15.1%
Petroleum 20 2.4%
Other 0 3.8%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 216
Part-time faculty 4
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 38

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $197,409,327
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 238
 

Engineering School Ranking

#2 Best Engineering Schools

(10) Ranking by Specialties

#1 in Aerospace / Aeronautical / Astronautical
#5 in Biomedical / Bioengineering
#5 in Chemical
#3 in Civil
#1 in Computer Engineering
#1 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#1 in Environmental / Environmental Health
#6 in Industrial / Manufacturing
#5 in Materials
#1 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 98
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 4.9
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 4.6
Overall acceptance rate 22.2% - Low
Average GRE quantitative score (master's and Ph.D. students) 785
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 8.1:1 - High
Ph.D.s granted 271
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $197,409,327
Research expenditures per faculty member $909,720
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 17.6%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 3,564
 

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 3,564

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 3,297
Minority students 22.9%
International students 46.6%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 267
Minority students 41.2%
International students 19.1%
 

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Karen Cooper
Financial aid phone (650) 723-3058

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $42,660 per year
Required fees $609 per year
Room and board $18,510
Books and supplies $1,890
Miscellaneous expenses $4,344

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 1,034
Teaching assistants 478
Research assistants 1,035
Other appointments N/A
 


 

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