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Stanford University - 2016

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Graduate

Admissions Information

Graduate Admission to the College of Engineering

Applications should be made to the department's graduate admissions committee. Applicants need to submit a statement of purpose, three letters of recommendation, GRE scores, and official transcripts from every post secondary institution attended for one year or more.

Graduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Applications should be made to the department's graduate admissions committee. Applicants need to submit a statement of purpose, three letters of recommendation, GRE scores, and official transcripts from every post secondary institution attended for one year or more.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

Applicants whose first language is not English must submit TOEFL scores from a test taken within the last eighteen months.

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

The application process is the same for all applicants regardless of citizenship or country of residence.

Residency Requirements

There are no residency requirements.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

Stanford does not have a formal transfer program for graduate students. All students apply in the same manner, and after being accepted, the department handles any transfer credits. Transfer credit is not accepted as part of Master's degree requirements.