Your Starting Point for Stanford Graduate Study

Welcome to Graduate Admissions, Office of the University Registrar, Stanford University. The tabs above contain detailed instructions and information on applying to Stanford's graduate programs; review them carefully and bookmark important pages as you engage in the application process.

Decisions regarding admission are made by the admitting departments, but all offers of admission are subject to verification of university admission requirements such as degree conferral, academic transcripts, official test scores, English proficiency, etc., by Graduate Admissions, Office of the University Registrar.

If you are applying to the Stanford Law School, School of Medicine or Graduate School of Business, please visit their web sites for information on their application processes and to access their applications.

Graduate Admissions Office Contact Information

Frequently Asked Questions

New International Student Academic Credentials

New international students who are required to drop off or show their academic credentials should use one of the two following procedures:

  1. To drop off documents that Graduate Admissions will keep, go to the Student Services Center, second floor Tresidder Union with your document.
  2. To show your original documents (if your previous institution provides only one set of documents), to request an appointment.