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Tuition and Fees, 2020-21

2020-21 Tuition Schedule

This table represents tuition and fees for next year, 2020-21.

Regular quarterly tuition for the academic year 2020-21, payable Autumn, Winter, Spring, and Summer quarters.

Tuition Category Tuition
Undergraduate $18,491
Graduate 11-18 units $18,105
Graduate 8,9,10-unit rate $11,770
Each graduate unit above 18 $1,207
Graduate Engineering 11-18 units $19,287
Graduate Engineering 8,9,10-unit rate $12,540
Each graduate Engineering unit above 18 $1,286
Graduate School of Business (M.B.A. program—first year)* $24,902
Graduate School of Business (M.B.A. program—second year)* $24,354
School of Medicine (M.D. Program)* $20,731
Law School $21,450
GSB & Law Joint Program** $22,444
Permit for Services Only (PSO) $5,476
Permit to Attend (PTA)*** $5,476
TGR (Terminal Graduate Registration) $3,531
Medical School Research Rate $3,531

*Ph.D. students in the Biomedical Sciences and in the Graduate School of Business are assessed the standard graduate tuition rate.
**Law/GSB joint program tuition rate
***Policies concerning auditing are available in the Stanford Bulletin.

Undergraduate per credit hour rate is $1233.73

MSx: M.S. in Management for Experienced Leaders (GSB): tbd (annual, 4 quarters, Summer 2020 through Spring 2021)

TGR students who carry 1, 2, or 3 units are assessed the TGR rate of $3,531.

PostDoc Fee: $125

Graduation Quarter: $150

Campus Health Services Fee: $232

VSR monthly fee: $1,177

Document fee

A Document Fee of $250 is assessed once upon first admission to Stanford as an undergraduate or graduate student, including Law, GSB, and Medicine students. Non-degree option (NDO) students, such as summer session and non-degree seeking SCPD students, are assessed a $125 Document Fee.

Tuition and Fees for 2020-21

Some or all instruction for all or part of academic year 2020-21 may be delivered remotely. Tuition and mandatory fees have been set regardless of the method of instruction and will not be refunded in the event instruction occurs remotely for any part of the academic year.