Your Starting Point for Stanford Graduate Study

Welcome to Graduate Admissions, Office of the University Registrar, Stanford University. The tabs above contain detailed instructions and information on applying to Stanford's graduate programs; review them carefully and bookmark important pages as you engage in the application process.

Decisions regarding admission are made by the admitting departments, however all offers of admission are subject to verification of university admission requirements such as degree conferral, academic transcripts, official test scores and English proficiency, by Graduate Admissions, Office of the University Registrar.

Professional School Applications

If you are applying to the Stanford Law School, School of Medicine or Graduate School of Business, please visit their websites for information on their application processes and to access their applications.

Graduate Admissions Contact and FAQ

Arriving International Student Document Process

If you are an arriving new international student who needs to present your original transcript and/or diploma because your institution issues only one copy, follow this procedure:

1. Go to the Student Services Center on the second floor of Tresidder Union to make an appointment with Graduate Admissions.

2. Graduate Admissions will contact you via email to confirm the appointment and give additional instructions.

We appreciate your cooperation as this document process involves a considerable amount of coordination and time.