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Undergraduate Financial Aid

Please refer to the Stanford University Financial Aid Office for all undergraduate financial aid questions.

 

 

 

Graduate Financial Aid

Fellowships

Stanford Fellowships:

Department MS&E offers a limited number of fellowships restricted to first-year MS&E doctoral students, with priority given to those new to Stanford. These fellowships are not available to students admitted to the MS&E Master of Science program. It is not necessary to apply for these fellowships. All doctoral applicants indicating a desire to be considered for financial aid are considered for the fellowships.

Other

Non-Department Fellowships:

 

Resources:

  • GAP 7.2 policy on fellowships and other stipend support.
  • Tax Information for information on tax treaties and taxation of fellowships.

 

Outside Fellowships:

We encourage students to apply for outside fellowships. Here is a listing of some you might consider:

 

Course and Research Assistantships

The Management Science and Engineering Department offers a limited number of course and research assistantships. Priority for assistantships goes to continuing MS&E doctoral students. New students and students enrolled in other departments are unlikely to receive MS&E assistantships, and should seek other funding opportunities.

Course Assistantship Current students may apply for course assistantships online at the Student Forms page.

Research Assistantship

Current students may contact faculty members directly regarding the possibility of research assistantships.

Policy & Resources
  • Students appointed as CAs, RAs or graders must have a Social Security number and completed I-9 paperwork. Please see Payroll for Employees and Tax Information for additional information.
     
  • International students hired as TA/CAs must be screened by English for Foreign Students (EFS) for readiness to use English in a teaching role. Please see the EFS website for detailed information and requirements.
     
  • We seldom hire hourly graders for our courses, preferring to support students on course assistantships whenever possible. If we do hire a grader, it will be after the first week of the quarter, and an email will be sent to students if we need applications.
     
  • The Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning offers services for instructors and TA/CAs.
     
  • Please see GAP 7.3 for Stanford policy on assistantships.

 

Graduate Student Loans

Permanent residents and U.S. citizens may apply for need-based loans.
Information on student loans and financial aid requirements and deadlines are available at the Stanford University Financial Aid Office.

 

Estimated Cost of Program

The Stanford University Office of Graduate Admissions provides more information about financing graduate study and an estimated expense budget.

For 2018-2019, the estimated cost of living expenses for graduate students is $11,178 per quarter.

Most of our graduate students choose to complete the degree in five quarters, taking 8-10 units per quarter.

$11,700 per quarter: Tuition cost for 8-10 units

$114,390: Estimated total cost (tuition + living expenses) for five quarters of graduate study

Some of our graduate students choose to complete the degree in three quarters, taking 15 units per quarter.

$18,005 per quarter: Tuition cost for 11-18 units

$87,549: Estimated total cost (tuition + living expenses) for three quarters of graduate study