Stanford Demographics & Diversity
Racial DiversityVery High
A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Stanford are predominantly White with a sizeable Asian population. The school has very high racial diversity. 63% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.
|Race||Percent of Students|
|American Indian / Alaskan||
|Hawaiian / Pacific Islander||
|Two or more races||
There are 24% more male students than female students enrolled at Stanford University with a gender ratio of 55% men to 45% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Stanford has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.
|Gender||Percent of Students|
|Gender||Number of Students|
Stanford serves a high number of out-of-state students with 66% of the student body residing outside of California or from other countries.
|Origin||Percent of Students|
|Out of State||
Median Household Income$80,275 per year
14% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.
|Segment||Percent of Students|
|Students Over 25 Years Old||1.2%|
|Part time Undergrads||0%|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=243744 IPEDS survey data for Stanford University.