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Education at Stanford University

If you are interested in studying education, you may want to check out the program at Stanford University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Stanford is located in Stanford, California and approximately 15,953 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Education section at the bottom of this page.

Stanford Education Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Education
  • Doctorate Degree in Education

Stanford Education Rankings

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There were 17 students who received their doctoral degrees in education, making the school the #234 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Education Student Demographics at Stanford

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the education majors at Stanford University.

Stanford Education Master’s Program

64% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 129 students who graduated with a master’s in education from Stanford in 2021, 36% were men and 64% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 19% men graduate in education each year. Stanford does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 16% more men than average.


In the education master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 50% of degree recipients. That is 19% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Stanford University with a master's in education.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 27
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 23
White 36
International Students 29
Other Races/Ethnicities 11

Concentrations Within Education

The following education concentations are available at Stanford University. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Stanford University. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
General Education 68
Teacher Education Subject Specific 47
Teacher Education Grade Specific 16
Educational Assessment 15

Careers That Education Grads May Go Into

A degree in education can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for CA, the home state for Stanford University.

Occupation Jobs in CA Average Salary in CA
Teacher Assistants 167,950 $35,350
Elementary School Teachers 162,440 $80,100
High School Teachers 112,960 $80,510
Preschool Teachers 52,950 $37,850
Middle School Teachers 46,500 $75,660


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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