Freshman Application Requirements

Instructions

Use the Freshman Requirements web pages as guides to prepare your application to Stanford.

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Arts Portfolio

  • The Arts Portfolio is optional and may be submitted to highlight extraordinary talent in the arts.

Required Application Components

  • Coalition Application or Common Application
  • $90 nonrefundable application fee or fee waiver request 
    (counselor verification required)
  • SAT or ACT test scores
    (refer to testing for score reporting policies)
  • School report including counselor letter of recommendation
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Letters of recommendation from two teachers
  • Midyear transcript
    (by February 15)

After submitting your application

  • ADD admission@stanford.edu to your email address book or safe senders list. Double-check that your email address is valid to ensure you receive all Stanford University correspondence.
  • CHECK your application status regularly once we have sent you an email confirming receipt of your application.
  • CONSIDER applying for financial aid. Visit financialaid.stanford.edu for deadlines and details.

Stanford reserves the right to evaluate an application and render a final decision even if all pieces of the application have not been received.

Updated on July 19, 2018 5:49 PM