How Aid Works

Net Price Calculator

This calculator has been designed to allow you to make early estimates regarding eligibility for need-based financial aid as an undergraduate at Stanford University. Based on the information you enter about your family financial situation you will be presented with a sample award with the following caveats:

  • Calculations are based on the parameters for a freshman entering Stanford in fall 2016.
  • Results are dependent on the accuracy and completeness of the information entered and intended to provide only a general guide to your eligibility for financial aid.
  • Any award is not guaranteed by Stanford and is meant to be an indication of the aid you may be eligible to receive.  Stanford’s Financial Aid Office is the final authority for determining the family contribution and any financial aid award.
  • This is not an application for financial aid.  Your information will not be retained or transmitted to Stanford in any way.
The Net Price Calculator is scheduled for maintenance and will be unavailable from Friday, February 17, 4 p.m. until Tuesday, February 21, 8 a.m. Pacific Time.
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Financial Aid Staff are available to respond to any inquiries you have regarding the results you have received using the Stanford Calculator. Our conversation regarding these results will be most useful once you have completed your financial aid application for Stanford and have received an offer of admission.

If you have general questions, concerns, or comments about the Net Price Calculator, please feel free to contact us.  However, please note that Stanford University is not equipped to troubleshoot individual technical issues.

Updated on June 7, 2017 8:34 AM