Statement of Accreditation Status
Stanford University

450 Serra Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-2061
United States
Telephone: 
OPEID

The OPEID number is used by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE) to identify schools that have Program Participation Agreements (PPA) for purposes of eligibility to participate in Federal Student Financial Assistance programs under Title IV.

001305
Current Accreditation Status

Accredited- Indicates that the Commission has found that an institution has met or exceeded the expectations of the Standards and the Core Commitments to Institutional Capacity and Educational Effectiveness. Initial accreditation is for a period of five to seven years before the next comprehensive review. Reaffirmation is granted for a period of seven to ten years and may be accompanied by a request for interim reports and/or special visits, or a formal Notice of Concern.

Accredited
Most Recent Commission Action: 
Friday, June 21, 2013
First Accredited

Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC.

1949
Undergraduate FTE: 
7,056
Graduate FTE: 
9,177
Financial Structure Type

Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported.

Non-Profit
Sponsorship

Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy.

No Related Entity
Academic Calendar

The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system.

Quarter
Distributes Federal Financial Aid: 
 
 
Rolesort descending Name Title E-mail
Accreditation Liaison Officer Stephanie Kalfayan Vice Provost for Academic Affairs kalfayan [at] stanford.edu
Board of Directors Chair Jeffrey Raikes Board Chair boardchair [at] stanford.edu
Chief Academic Officer Persis Drell Provost provost [at] stanford.edu
Chief Executive Officer Marc Tessier-Lavigne President president [at] stanford.edu
Chief Financial Officer Randall Livingston Vice President for Business Affairs & Chief Financial Officer livingston [at] stanford.edu
Director Institutional Research Corrie Potter Director of Institutional Research cjpotter [at] stanford.edu
Degreesort descending Degree Level Year Implemented Modality
Advanced Software Systems Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Advanced Structures and Failure Analysis Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Aeronautics and Astronautics Research Doctorate 1959 On-Site
Aeronautics and Astronautics Bachelors 2016 On-Site
Aeronautics and Astronautics (ENG) Masters 1959 On-Site
Aeronautics and Astronautics (MS) Masters 1959 On-Site
Aeronautics and Astronautics (MS) Masters 1959 Distance Education
African and Afro-American Studies Bachelors 1969 On-Site
African Studies Masters 2007 On-Site
American Studies Bachelors 2007 On-Site
Anthropological Sciences Bachelors 1948 On-Site
Anthropological Sciences Research Doctorate 1948 On-Site
Anthropological Sciences (MA) Masters 1948 On-Site
Anthropological Sciences (MS) Masters 1948 On-Site
Anthropology Bachelors 1948 On-Site
Anthropology Masters 1948 On-Site
Anthropology Research Doctorate 1948 On-Site
Applied and Engineering Physics Masters 2013 On-Site
Applied Physics Bachelors 1966 On-Site
Applied Physics Masters 1966 On-Site
Applied Physics Research Doctorate 1966 On-Site
Archaeology Bachelors 1948 On-Site
Art Bachelors 1947 On-Site
Art Research Doctorate 1947 On-Site
Art (MA) Masters 1947 On-Site
Art (MFA) Masters 1971 On-Site
Art and Humanities Research Doctorate 2009 On-Site
Art History Bachelors 2009 On-Site
Art History Masters 2009 On-Site
Art History Research Doctorate 2009 On-Site
Art History and Humanities Research Doctorate 2009 On-Site
Art Practice Bachelors 2009 On-Site
Art Practice (MFA) Masters 2009 On-Site
Art Practice plus Computer Science Bachelors 2015 On-Site
Artificial Intelligence Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Asian American Studies Bachelors 1997 On-Site
Biochemistry Masters 1956 On-Site
Biochemistry Research Doctorate 1956 On-Site
Bioengineering Masters 2002 On-Site
Bioengineering Research Doctorate 2002 On-Site
Bioengineering Bachelors 2015 On-Site
Biological Sciences Bachelors 1948 On-Site
Biological Sciences Masters 1948 On-Site
Biological Sciences Research Doctorate 1948 On-Site
Biology Bachelors 1948 On-Site
Biology Masters 1948 On-Site
Biology Research Doctorate 1948 On-Site
Biomedical Engineering: Imaging, Devices and Systems Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Biomedical Informatics Masters 1982 On-Site
Biomedical Informatics Masters 1982 Distance Education
Biomedical Informatics Research Doctorate 1982 On-Site
Biomedical Informatics: Data, Modeling and Analysis Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Biophysics Masters 1962 On-Site
Biophysics Research Doctorate 1962 On-Site
Biotechnology Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Business Research Doctorate 1925 On-Site
Business (MBA) Masters 1925 On-Site
Business Research (MA) Masters 2000 On-Site
Cancer Biology Masters 1978 On-Site
Cancer Biology Research Doctorate 1978 On-Site
Certificate in Financial Analytics Non-degree 2018 Distance Education
Chemical and Systems Biology Masters 2006 On-Site
Chemical and Systems Biology Research Doctorate 2006 On-Site
Chemical Engineering Bachelors 1960 On-Site
Chemical Engineering Research Doctorate 1960 On-Site
Chemical Engineering (ENG) Masters 1960 On-Site
Chemical Engineering (MS) Masters 1960 On-Site
Chemistry Bachelors 1891 On-Site
Chemistry Masters 1891 On-Site
Chemistry Research Doctorate 1891 On-Site
Chicana/o-Latina/o Studies Bachelors 1997 On-Site
Chinese Bachelors 1951 On-Site
Chinese Masters 1951 On-Site
Chinese Research Doctorate 1951 On-Site
Civil and Environmental Engineering Research Doctorate 1997 On-Site
Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENG) Masters 1997 On-Site
Civil and Environmental Engineering (MS) Masters 1997 On-Site
Civil Engineering Bachelors 1891 On-Site
Classics Bachelors 1935 On-Site
Classics Masters 1935 On-Site
Classics Research Doctorate 1935 On-Site
Classics and Humanities Research Doctorate 1935 On-Site
Communication Bachelors 1926 On-Site
Communication Masters 1926 On-Site
Communication Research Doctorate 1926 On-Site
Communication Systems Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Community Health and Prevention Research Masters 2015 On-Site
Comparative Literature Bachelors 1971 On-Site
Comparative Literature Masters 1971 On-Site
Comparative Literature Research Doctorate 1971 On-Site
Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity Bachelors 1997 On-Site
Computational and Mathematical Engineering Masters 1988 On-Site
Computational and Mathematical Engineering Research Doctorate 1988 On-Site
Computational and Mathematical Engineering Masters 1988 Distance Education
Computer Science Bachelors 1965 On-Site
Computer Science Masters 1965 On-Site
Computer Science Masters 1965 Distance Education
Computer Science Research Doctorate 1965 On-Site
Computer Science and Art Practice Bachelors 2015 On-Site
Computer Science and Comparative Literature Bachelors 2015 On-Site
Computer Science and Iberian and Latin American Studies Bachelors 2015 On-Site
Computer Science and Spanish Bachelors 2015 On-Site
Computer Science Education Non-degree 2018 On-Site
Computer Science plus Classics Bachelors 2014 On-Site
Computer Science plus Comparative Literature Bachelors 2015 On-Site
Computer Science plus English Bachelors 2014 On-Site
Computer Science plus French Bachelors 2014 On-Site
Computer Science plus German Studies Bachelors 2014 On-Site
Computer Science plus History Bachelors 2014 On-Site
Computer Science plus Iberian and Latin American Cultures Bachelors 2015 On-Site
Computer Science plus Italian Bachelors 2014 On-Site
Computer Science plus Linguistics Bachelors 2014 On-Site
Computer Science plus Music Bachelors 2014 On-Site
Computer Science plus Philosophy Bachelors 2014 On-Site
Computer Science plus Slavic Languages and Literatures Bachelors 2014 On-Site
Computer Science plus Spanish Bachelors 2015 On-Site
Cultural and Social Anthropology Bachelors 1948 On-Site
Cultural and Social Anthropology Masters 1948 On-Site
Cultural and Social Anthropology Research Doctorate 1948 On-Site
Cyber Security Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Data Mining and Applications Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Data, Models and Optimization Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Databases Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Decision Analysis Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Design (MFA) Masters 2009 On-Site
Developmental Biology Masters 1970 On-Site
Developmental Biology Research Doctorate 1970 On-Site
Documentary Film and Video (MFA) Masters 2006 On-Site
Drama Bachelors 1970 On-Site
Drama Masters 1970 On-Site
Drama Research Doctorate 1970 On-Site
Drama and Humanities Research Doctorate 1970 On-Site
Earth Energy and Environmental Sciences Masters 2008 On-Site
Earth Energy and Environmental Sciences Research Doctorate 2008 On-Site
Earth Systems Bachelors 1992 On-Site
Earth Systems Masters 1992 On-Site
East Asian Studies Bachelors 1976 On-Site
East Asian Studies Masters 1976 On-Site
Economics Bachelors 1892 On-Site
Economics Masters 1892 On-Site
Economics Research Doctorate 1892 On-Site
Education (EDD) Research Doctorate 1891 On-Site
Education (MA) Masters 1891 On-Site
Education (MAT) Masters 1891 On-Site
Education (PHD) Research Doctorate 1891 On-Site
Education and Humanities Research Doctorate 1891 On-Site
Electrical Engineering Bachelors 1892 On-Site
Electrical Engineering Research Doctorate 1892 On-Site
Electrical Engineering (ENG) Masters 1892 On-Site
Electrical Engineering (MS) Masters 1892 On-Site
Electrical Engineering (MS) Masters 1950 Distance Education
Electronic Circuits Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Energy Engineering and Technologies Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Energy Resources Engineering Bachelors 2007 On-Site
Energy Resources Engineering Research Doctorate 2007 On-Site
Energy Resources Engineering (ENG) Masters 2007 On-Site
Energy Resources Engineering (MS) Masters 2007 On-Site
Engineering Bachelors 1905 On-Site
Engineering Masters 1905 On-Site
Engineering Management Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
English Bachelors 1891 On-Site
English Masters 1891 On-Site
English Research Doctorate 1891 On-Site
English and French Literature Bachelors 1891 On-Site
English and German Literature Bachelors 1891 On-Site
English and Humanities Research Doctorate 1891 On-Site
English and Italian Literature Bachelors 1891 On-Site
English and Spanish Literature Bachelors 1891 On-Site
Environment and Resources Masters 2010 On-Site
Environment and Resources Research Doctorate 2010 On-Site
Environmental Earth System Science Masters 2007 On-Site
Environmental Earth System Science Research Doctorate 2007 On-Site
Environmental Engineering Bachelors 1961 On-Site
Environmental Systems Engineering Bachelors 2014 On-Site
Epidemiology Research Doctorate 1994 On-Site
Epidemiology and Clinical Research Masters 1994 On-Site
Epidemiology and Clinical Research Research Doctorate 2014 On-Site
Feminist Gender and Sexuality Studies (Previously Feminist Studies) Bachelors 1986 On-Site
Film and Media Studies Bachelors 2006 On-Site
Financial Mathematics Masters 1999 On-Site
Financial Risk Analysis and Management Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Foundations in Computer Science Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
French Bachelors 1952 On-Site
French Masters 1952 On-Site
French Research Doctorate 1952 On-Site
French and English Literature Bachelors 1952 On-Site
French and Humanities Research Doctorate 1952 On-Site
French and Italian Masters 1952 On-Site
French and Italian Research Doctorate 1952 On-Site
French and Italian Literatures Bachelors 1952 On-Site
Genetics Masters 1966 On-Site
Genetics Research Doctorate 1966 On-Site
Geological and Environmental Sciences Bachelors 1993 On-Site
Geological and Environmental Sciences Research Doctorate 1993 On-Site
Geological and Environmental Sciences (ENG) Masters 1993 On-Site
Geological and Environmental Sciences (MS) Masters 1993 On-Site
Geophysics Bachelors 1949 On-Site
Geophysics Masters 1949 On-Site
Geophysics Research Doctorate 1949 On-Site
German Studies Bachelors 1891 On-Site
German Studies Masters 1891 On-Site
German Studies Research Doctorate 1891 On-Site
German Studies and Humanties Research Doctorate 1891 On-Site
Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship Non-degree 2018 Distance Education
Graduate Certificate in Epidemiology and Clinical Research Non-degree 2018 Distance Education
Graduate Certificate in Health Analytics and Precision Medicine Non-degree 2018 Distance Education
Graduate Certificate in National Security Non-degree 2018 Distance Education
Guidance and Control Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Health Policy Masters 1972 On-Site
Health Policy Research Doctorate 2014 On-Site
History Bachelors 1891 On-Site
History Masters 1891 On-Site
History Research Doctorate 1891 On-Site
History and Humanities Research Doctorate 1891 On-Site
Human Biology Bachelors 1969 On-Site
Human Genetics and Genetics Counseling Masters 2008 On-Site
Humanities Bachelors 1954 On-Site
Humanities Masters 1954 On-Site
Iberian and Latin American Cultures Bachelors 2009 On-Site
Iberian and Latin American Cultures Masters 2009 On-Site
Iberian and Latin American Cultures Research Doctorate 2009 On-Site
Iberian and Latin American Cultures and Humanities Research Doctorate 2009 On-Site
Immunology Masters 1998 On-Site
Immunology Research Doctorate 1998 On-Site
Individually Designed (Earth Sciences) Bachelors 1985 On-Site
Individually Designed (Enginering) Bachelors 1985 On-Site
Individually Designed (Humanities and Sciences - BA) Bachelors 1968 On-Site
Individually Designed (Humanities and Sciences - BS) Bachelors 1968 On-Site
Information Management Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Masters 1988 On-Site
Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Research Doctorate 1988 On-Site
International Policy Masters 1982 On-Site
International Relations Bachelors 1948 On-Site
International Relations Masters 1948 On-Site
International Security Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Internet of Things Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Italian Bachelors 1952 On-Site
Italian Masters 1952 On-Site
Italian Research Doctorate 1952 On-Site
Italian and English Literatures Bachelors 1952 On-Site
Italian and French Literatures Bachelors 1952 On-Site
Japanese Bachelors 1956 On-Site
Japanese Masters 1956 On-Site
Japanese Research Doctorate 1956 On-Site
Jewish Studies Bachelors 2012 On-Site
Laboratory Animal Science Masters 2015 On-Site
Latin American Studies Masters 1969 On-Site
Law (JD) Professional Doctorate 1969 On-Site
Law (JSD) Research Doctorate 1933 On-Site
Law (JSM) Masters 1969 On-Site
Law (LLM) Masters 1933 On-Site
Law (MLS) Masters 1977 On-Site
Liberal Arts (MLA) Masters 1991 On-Site
Linguistics Bachelors 1963 On-Site
Linguistics Masters 1963 On-Site
Linguistics Research Doctorate 1963 On-Site
Management (MS) Masters 1976 On-Site
Management Analytics Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Management Science and Engineering Bachelors 2000 On-Site
Management Science and Engineering Masters 2000 On-Site
Management Science and Engineering Research Doctorate 2000 On-Site
Management Science and Engineering Masters 2000 Distance Education
Management Science and Engineering Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Master of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering Masters 2018 Distance Education
Materials Science and Engineering Bachelors 1960 On-Site
Materials Science and Engineering Research Doctorate 1960 On-Site
Materials Science and Engineering (ENG) Masters 1960 On-Site
Materials Science and Engineering (MS) Masters 1960 On-Site
Materials Science and Engineering (MS) Masters 1960 Distance Education
Mathematical and Computational Science Bachelors 1971 On-Site
Mathematics Bachelors 1891 On-Site
Mathematics Masters 1891 On-Site
Mathematics Masters 1891 Distance Education
Mathematics Research Doctorate 1891 On-Site
Mechanical Engineering Bachelors 1891 On-Site
Mechanical Engineering Research Doctorate 1891 On-Site
Mechanical Engineering (ENG) Masters 1891 On-Site
Mechanical Engineering (MS) Masters 1891 On-Site
Mechanical Engineering (MS) Masters 1950 Distance Education
Medicine Masters 2006 On-Site
Medicine (MD) Professional Doctorate 1909 On-Site
Microbiology and Immunology Masters 1987 On-Site
Microbiology and Immunology Research Doctorate 1987 On-Site
Mining Massive Data Sets Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Modern Thought and Literature Masters 1971 On-Site
Modern Thought and Literature Research Doctorate 1971 On-Site
Modern Thought and Literature and Humanities Research Doctorate 1971 On-Site
Molecular and Cellular Physiology Masters 1990 On-Site
Molecular and Cellular Physiology Research Doctorate 1990 On-Site
Molecular Pharmacology Masters 1993 On-Site
Molecular Pharmacology Research Doctorate 1993 On-Site
Music Bachelors 1903 On-Site
Music Masters 1903 On-Site
Music (DMA) Research Doctorate 1903 On-Site
Music (PHD) Research Doctorate 1903 On-Site
Music and Humanities Research Doctorate 1903 On-Site
Nanoscale Materials Science Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Nanotech: Design and Manufacture of Intelligent Sys Grad Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Native American Studies Bachelors 1996 On-Site
Neurosciences Masters 1969 On-Site
Neurosciences Research Doctorate 1969 On-Site
Petroleum Engineering Bachelors 1948 On-Site
Petroleum Engineering Research Doctorate 1948 On-Site
Petroleum Engineering (ENG) Masters 1948 On-Site
Petroleum Engineering (MS) Masters 1948 On-Site
Philosophy Bachelors 1891 On-Site
Philosophy Masters 1891 On-Site
Philosophy Research Doctorate 1891 On-Site
Philosophy and Humanities Research Doctorate 1891 On-Site
Philosophy and Religious Studies Bachelors 1973 On-Site
Physician Assistant Program Masters 2016 On-Site
Physics Bachelors 1891 On-Site
Physics Masters 1891 On-Site
Physics Research Doctorate 1891 On-Site
Political Science Bachelors 1891 On-Site
Political Science Masters 1891 On-Site
Political Science Research Doctorate 1891 On-Site
Product Creation and Innovative Manufacturing Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Psychology Bachelors 1892 On-Site
Psychology Masters 1892 On-Site
Psychology Research Doctorate 1892 On-Site
Public Policy Bachelors 2007 On-Site
Public Policy (MA) Masters 2007 On-Site
Public Policy (MPP) Masters 2007 On-Site
Quantitative Methods in Finance Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Religious Studies Bachelors 1973 On-Site
Religious Studies Masters 1973 On-Site
Religious Studies Research Doctorate 1973 On-Site
Religious Studies and Humanities Research Doctorate 1973 On-Site
Russian Masters 1951 On-Site
Russian East European and Eurasian Studies Masters 1951 On-Site
Science Technology and Society (BA) Bachelors 1971 On-Site
Science Technology and Society (BS) Bachelors 1971 On-Site
Scientific Computing and Computational Mathematics Masters 1988 On-Site
Scientific Computing and Computational Mathematics Research Doctorate 1988 On-Site
Slavic Languages and Literatures Bachelors 1929 On-Site
Slavic Languages and Literatures Research Doctorate 1929 On-Site
Slavic Languages and Literatures and Humanities Research Doctorate 1929 On-Site
Sociology Bachelors 1897 On-Site
Sociology Masters 1897 On-Site
Sociology Research Doctorate 1897 On-Site
Software Systems Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Spanish Bachelors 1952 On-Site
Spanish Masters 1952 On-Site
Spanish Research Doctorate 1952 On-Site
Spanish and Humanities Research Doctorate 1952 On-Site
Statistics Masters 1948 On-Site
Statistics Research Doctorate 1948 On-Site
Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Research Doctorate 2012 On-Site
Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Masters 2012 On-Site
Structural Biology Research Doctorate 1994 On-Site
Sustainability, Science and Practice Masters 2016 On-Site
Symbolic Systems Bachelors 1986 On-Site
Symbolic Systems Masters 1986 On-Site
Systems Engineering Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Technology and Engineering Management Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Theater and Performance Studies (formerly Drama) Bachelors 1970 On-Site
Theater and Performance Studies (formerly Drama) Masters 1970 On-Site
Theater and Performance Studies (formerly Drama) Research Doctorate 1970 On-Site
Urban Studies Bachelors 1985 On-Site
Visual Computing Grad. Cert. Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
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Fall 2022 Offsite Review
Spring 2023 Accreditation Visit

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