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Stanford Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
Is Stanford really diverse? College Factual's <nil> diversity report reveals the truth and stats about diversity at Stanford. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

Stanford Student Population

15,953 Total Students
5,752 Undergraduates
8,465 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Stanford University?

Stanford total enrollment is approximately 15,953 students. 5,752 are undergraduates and 8,465 are graduate students.

Stanford Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Stanford undergraduate population is made up of 51% women, and 49% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Stanford Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,616
Asian 1,403
Hispanic 992
International 649
Multi-Ethnic 545
Black or African American 456
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 19
Unknown 13

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Stanford Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 44% of full-time grad students are women, and 56% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Stanford Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,895
International 2,653
Asian 1,380
Hispanic 730
Multi-Ethnic 379
Black or African American 303
Unknown 108
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
High Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Stanford Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 4,947
International 3,809
Asian 3,123
Hispanic 1,858
Multi-Ethnic 1,008
Black or African American 788
Unknown 317
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 28

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Stanford University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 6,545
Asian 2,750
Black or African American 467
Multi-Ethnic 279
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 47
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Stanford Male/Female Diversity

More Male Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with men than with women.


There are approximately 7,305 female students and 8,648 male students at Stanford.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Stanford is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  89.80 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


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There are approximately 9,954 female teachers and 8,111 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

60.08% Out of State
12.26% Out of the Country

Stanford ranks 71 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

60.08% of Stanford students come from out of state, and 12.26% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  96 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 49 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
California 608
Texas 110
New York 79
Washington 56
Illinois 56

International Students at Stanford

Students from 127 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and Canada.

Learn more about international students at Stanford.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
32.45% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  75.00 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Stanford, 32.45% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
25-29 5,246
22-24 4,237
20-21 3,414
18-19 2,275
30-34 1,481
35 and over 836
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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