College Counselors

College counselors from high schools all over the world are our professional colleagues. We rely on you to assist us in recruiting, evaluating and selecting candidates for Stanford.

Introduction to Stanford

Introduction to Stanford

8,180 acres. Approximately 7,000 undergraduates. 5 to 1 student to faculty ratio. Explore the links in this section for a broad view of the university, our applicant profile and our Counselor Newsletter.


The Application Process

The Application Process

The application deadlines are November 1 (Restrictive Early Action), January 3 (Regular Decision) and March 15 (Transfer Admission).


The Application Process

Fees & Financial Aid

Stanford unveiled two remarkable financial aid programs in 2008 for families with incomes below 100,000 and 60,000 respectively, making a Stanford education accessible and affordable.


The Application Process

Stanford in Your Area

Counselors are invited each fall and spring to more than 100 guidance counselor breakfasts with Stanford admission officers and our colleagues from Duke, Georgetown, Harvard and the University of Pennsylvania.