Tuition rates vary depending on the length, delivery method and whether or not a course carries academic credit. Stanford University tuition rates may change from year to year. We recommend you review tuition rates at the course level prior to enrollment. 

For additional information on deadlines, drops/transfers, and refunds, please visit Registration Policies.

Graduate Course Tuition

Students can participate in individual graduate courses for academic credit or a part-time master’s degree through the Honors Cooperative Program. 

All rates stated are for tuition only and do not include course materials or fees. For additional information on deadlines and fees, please visit Registration Policies.

Graduate courses for credit

$1,200/quarter unit

Each graduate course is typically 3-5 quarter units - you must enroll for a minimum of 3 units per quarter.

Credit UnitsBase
3$3,600
4$4,800
5$6,000

ADDITIONAL FEES

  • Transcript/Document Fee: A one-time fee of $125 is assessed the first time you enroll and provides access to your course transcripts for life. 
  • Drop and late enrollment fees can be found in Registration Policies.

Master’s Degree Courses

$1,400/quarter unit

Each course is typically 3-5 quarter units. You must enroll for a minimum of 3 units per quarter.

Credit UnitsBase
3$4,200
4$5,600
5$7,000

ADDITIONAL FEES

  • Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) Fee: Each autumn, winter or spring quarter you are enrolled, you will be assessed an ASSU fee. There is no ASSU fee assessed in the summer quarter. More information about the ASSU fee schedule can be found on the Student Financial Services website under “Tuition and Other Fees Schedules”.
  • Transcript/Document Fee: A one-time fee of $125 is assessed the first time you enroll and provides access to your course transcripts for life. This fee does not apply if you have previously enrolled in individual graduate courses for academic credit and paid the requisite document fee.
  • Drop and late enrollment fees can be found in Registration Policies.

Professional Course Tuition

Professional course pricing varies depending on the program that the course is a part of, the length of the course and its delivery method. 

Online Courses

Tuition ranges from $249 - 1,295 per course, depending on the program. 

Tuition includes 60-day access to course content. Courses may be started at any time and are available 24/7.

DISCOUNTS

- Groups of five or more: A 5% tuition discount is available for groups of five or more registering at the same time for the same course using the same delivery method. 

ADDITIONAL FEES

Professional Education Document Fee: A one-time fee of $75 is charged upon enrollment in your first course associated with a professional program. This fee provides access to your records of completion for life. 

Information on payment options can be found in FAQs.

Corporate Education Pricing

Customized learning experiences online, face-to-face or in combination can be created to meet your organization’s learning goals. Pricing varies dependent on the length, depth and delivery method of the program. For more information, please contact us at scpd-clientrelations@stanford.edu.