General Housing Statistics

Approximately 4,825 graduate students live in on-campus housing and about 1,138 are assigned to subsidized off-campus apartments this year.

Assignment Round Statistics

Statistics will be added throughout the year as the assignment rounds are completed.

 View historical graduate housing assignment statistics.
Single Graduate

2020-21 First Round Autumn Quarter Lottery Assignment Results

Overall First-Round Lottery Statistics

In the 2020-21 Lottery, there were a total of 6,730 students who applied for Graduate Housing. After the first round, there were a total of 83 unassigned students (10 new students, 40 continuing doctoral students with medium priority, 24 continuing students with low priority and 9 continuing students without priority years). For more details, see below.

All Graduate Students

All Students

 

New

Renewals

Medium Priority

Low Priority

No Priority

Total

Applied for Housing

2098 2039 1310 1059 224 6730

Assigned to Housing

2088 2039 1270 1035 215 6647

Not Assigned to Housing

10 --- 40 24 9 83

 

By Housing Category

Single Students

 

New

Renewal

PhD, JD, MD & JSD with Medium Priority

Coterms and 2nd year Masters with Low Priority

Cont'g without priority

Total

Applied for Housing

1802 1524 1035 970 160 5491

Assigned to Housing

1800 1524 1024 949 154 5451

Not Assigned to Housing

2 --- 11 21 6 40

Couples without Children 

 

New 

Renewal

PhD, JD, MD & JSD with Medium Priority

Coterms and 2nd year Masters with Low Priority

Cont'g without priority

Total

Applied for Housing

260 392 248 83 52 1035

Assigned to Housing

252 392 219 80 49 992

Not Assigned to Housing

8 --- 29 3 3 43

Students with Children 

 

New

Renewal

PhD, JD, MD & JSD with Medium Priority

Coterms and 2nd year Masters with Low Priority

Cont'g without priority

Total

Applied for Housing

36 123 27 6 12 204

Assigned to Housing

36 123 27 6 12 204

Not Assigned to Housing

0 --- 0 0 0 0

 

Single Graduate Housing

All single students who applied for graduate housing by the deadline were assigned a random application number from 0001 to 3500. (Current students living in Single Graduate Student Housing who renewed their housing contracts did not receive application numbers.) Students who requested to be in a group were given a common number.

New graduate students who apply by the first-round Lottery deadline and select "willing to live anywhere on campus" are guaranteed housing. Munger, the GSB Residencesthe off-campus, subsidized housing and premium studios (for single students) are not automatically assigned out of the final choice “assign me anywhere on campus” due to their price. These options were only assigned to students who specifically listed them on their applications.

New Graduate Students (who will be in their first year of graduate study at Stanford):

  • 280 of those assigned were Graduate School of Business assignments to the GSB Residences.
  • 43 of those assigned were exempt medical accommodati​ons or staff assignments.
  • The 2 unassigned new students restricted their choices and so are no longer guaranteed. They will still maintain a high priority for assignment.

Renewals:

  • 1524 single graduate students were eligible to renew their contracts for the 2020-21 and bypass the Lottery.

Continuing Graduate Students with Medium Housing Priority (PhD, JSD, MD, JD):

  • 8 of those assigned were Graduate School of Business assignments to the GSB Residences.
  • 154 of those assigned were exempt medical accommodations or staff assignments.
  • The 11 unassigned students with medium priority restricted their choices.

Continuing Graduate Students with Low Housing Priority (Second Year Masters & Coterminal Students):

  • 25 of those assigned were Graduate School of Business assignments to the GSB Residences.
  • 127 of those assigned were exempt medical accommodations or staff assignments.
  • The 21 unassigned students with low priority restricted their choices.

Continuing Graduate Students without Housing Priority:

  • 4 of those assigned were Graduate School of Business assignments to the GSB Residences.
  • 54 of those assigned were exempt medical accommodations or staff assignments.
  • The 6 unassigned students with no priority restricted their choices

Couples without Children Housing

All students who applied for Couple without Children Housing by the deadline were given a random number from 0001 to 1000. (Current students living in Couple without Children Housing who renewed their housing contracts were not given application numbers.)

New Graduate Students (who will be in their first year of graduate study at Stanford):

  • 31 of those assigned were exempt medical accommodations or staff assignments.
  • 38 of those assigned were Graduate School of Business assignments to the GSB Residences.
  • All of the new couples without children who indicated that they were willing to live anywhere were assigned.
  • The 8 unassigned new couples without children listed restricted choices and are no longer guaranteed housing, but will still maintain a high priority for assignment.

Renewals:

  • 392 couples without children were eligible to renew their contracts for the 2019-20 and bypass the Lottery.

Continuing Graduate Students with Medium Housing Priority (PhD, JSD, MD, JD):

  • 51 of those assigned were exempt medical accommodations or staff assignments.
  • All of the new couples without children who indicated that they were willing to live anywhere were assigned.
  • The 29 unassigned couples without children with medium priority listed restricted choices 

Continuing Graduate Students with Low Housing Priority (PhD, JSD, MD, JD):

  • 21 students were assigned with exempt medical accommodations or staff assignments.
  • 7 of those assigned were Graduate School of Business assignments to the GSB Residences.
  • All of the new couples without children who indicated that they were willing to live anywhere were assigned.
  • The 3 unassigned couples without children with medium priority listed restricted choices 

Continuing Graduate Students without Housing Priority:

  • 21 students were assigned with exempt medical accommodations or staff assignments.
  • 1 of those assigned was a Graduate School of Business assignments to the GSB Residences.
  • All of the new couples without children who indicated that they were willing to live anywhere were assigned.
  • The 3 unassigned couples without children with medium priority listed restricted choices 

Students with Children Housing

All students with children who applied for housing by the deadline were assigned a random application number from 0001 to 0500. (Current students living in Student with Children Housing who renewed their housing contracts were not given application numbers.)

New Graduate Students:

  • All of the new students with children who applied listing the Escondido Village apartments were assigned.

Renewals:

  • 123 students with children were eligible to renew their contracts for the 2019-20 and bypass the Lottery.

Continuing Graduate Students with Medium Housing Priority (PhD, JSD, MD, JD):

  • All students with medium priority who applied listing the Escondido Village apartments were assigned.

Continuing Graduate Students with Low Housing Priority:

  • All students with low priority who applied listing the Escondido Village apartments were assigned.

Continuing Graduate Students without Housing Priority:

  • All students without priority who applied listing the Escondido Village apartments were assigned.

Special Priorities

Listed below are the law student priorities available for Munger Graduate Residences.                                  

Munger

Students 

Priority Level 1

First-year law JD students

Priority Level 2

Second- & Third-year transfer law JD students (first year at Stanford)

Priority Level 3

LLM students

Priority Level 4

Returning resident law students (for their specific residence type)

Priority Level 5

Second- and third-year law students

 

Listed below are the law student priorities available for the GSB Residences.                               

GSB  Residences

Students 

Priority Level 1

First-year MBA

Priority Level 2

First-year MSx

Priority Level 3

First-year PhD

Priority Level 4

Second-year MBA

Priority Level 5

Second-year MSx students

Priority Level 6

Second-year PhD

 

    Historical Graduate Housing Assignment Statistics

    2019-20 Graduate Housing Statistics

    2018-19 Graduate Housing Statistics

    2017-18 Graduate Housing Statistics

    2016-17 Graduate Housing Statistics

    2015-16 Graduate Housing Statistics

    2014-15 Graduate Housing Statistics

    2013-14 Graduate Housing Statistics

    2012-13 Graduate Housing Statistics

    2011-12 Graduate Housing Statistics