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Diversity Facts

Stanford has a long history of promoting diversity within the university. Diversity profiles of the university are presented below (current as of September 1, 2016).

Staff Profile

Gender %
Female 61.8
Male 38.2
Race/ethnicity %
Hispanic 11.4
White 45.5
African American 3.8
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander 0.5
Asian 22.9
American Indian 0.2
Two or more 2.3
Unknown 13.4
VETERANS & INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES %
Veterans <1
Individuals with Disabilities 1.5

Total staff: 12,992*
Source: the Diversity and Access Office.
*Numbers only reflect those employees who have self-identified their gender, race, ethnicity, veteran and disability status.

Faculty Profile

Gender %
Female 28
Male 72
Race/Ethnicity %
African American 2
Asian 17
Hispanic 5
Native American <1
Non-Minority 71
Two or more <1
Unknown 3
VETERANS %
Veterans <1

Total faculty: 2,153*
Source: Stanford Facts 2017: Faculty Profile, Fall 2016.
*Includes tenure-line faculty, senior fellows and center fellows at specified policy centers and institutes, and Medical Center-line faculty.

Undergraduate Student Profile

GENDER %
Female 48
Male 52
RACE/ETHNICITY %
African American 6
Asian 21
International 9
Native American 1
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander <1
Other Hispanic 16
White 36
Two or more 10
Unknown <1

Total matriculated undergraduate students: 7,032
Source: Stanford Facts 2017: Undergraduate Student Profile, Fall 2016.

 

VETERANS  NUMBER
Veterans 24

Source: Office for Military Affiliated Communities, Fall 2017

Graduate Student Profile

GENDER %
Female 39
Male 61
RACE/ETHNICITY %
African American 2
Asian 14
International 33
Native American <1
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander <1
Other Hispanic 7
White 38
Unknown 1

Total matriculated graduate students: 9,128
Source: Stanford Facts 2017: Graduate Student Profile, Fall 2016.

 

VETERANS NUMBER
Veterans 63

Source: Office for Military Affiliated Communities, Fall 2017