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Graduate Admission

Graduates - Apply to Your Department

  • Graduate Admissions. University home for graduate admissions.
  • Stanford Graduate Fellowships. These support 65-70 engineering graduate students. Note that all offers of financial aid to grad students are included in the department's offer of admission. No separate application is required or accepted.
  • Knight-Hennessy Scholars. This Stanford scholarship program awards up to 100 high-achieving students every year with full funding to pursue a graduate education at Stanford. To be considered, you must apply to Knight-Hennessy Scholars by September 27, 2017, and separately apply to the department where you would like to study by November 15, 2017.

Apply to the department where you would like to study:

Many admission requirements are common to all departments, but specific requirements, deadlines, and contacts vary. Prospective graduate students are evaluated and admitted by each program. The most important criterion for admission to a Stanford Engineering graduate program is merit — superior academic achievement and the potential to make a contribution to technology, business or society as a whole.