Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the program?

The program is 9 quarters in length, with the first summer off.

How many applicants are accepted into the program each year?

Between 25 and 30 students. 

What is the cost of the program?

Please visit the Stanford Registrar's Office website for current tuition and fee information. 

Can you tell me more about the degree offered?

Students who complete the Stanford University PA Program will receive a Master of Science (M.S.) Degree in P.A. Studies.  

Is housing available?

Yes.  Please visit the Gateway for New Graduate Students at Stanford website for more information. 

Is financial aid available?

Yes.  Please visit our financial aid page for details. 

You may also find additional information on the Gateway for New Graduate Students at Stanford website.

I have an admissions question.

To see Frequently Asked Questions regarding our admissions process, please visit our Frequently Asked Admissions Questions page.

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