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2015–16 Annual Summary

How Donors Support Students

All gifts through The Stanford Fund help Stanford's 6,994 undergraduate students. You are the secret to their success, and their experience here would not be the same without you.

In Fiscal Year 2015–16, Donors:

  • Provided need-based financial aid. About half of all undergraduates received scholarships from Stanford last year, and about 80 percent of seniors graduated debt free.
  • Enabled new academic programs for students in all three schools.
  • Helped families send their first student to college. 1 in 7 Stanford students is a first in his or her family to attend 4-year college.
  • Supported more than 100 club sports, public service programs, and other student-run groups, which enrich student life on campus.