Graduate Housing Statistics

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

Winter Quarter 2020 Waiting List Results

Students Seeking Assignment

All Graduate Students

 

  All Students

 

Autumn Only Transfers within Housing Priority

New student with Guaranteed or High Priority

PhD, JD, MD & JSD with Medium Priority

Coterms and 2nd year Masters with Low Priority

Cont'g without priority

Non-matric priority

Total

Applied for Housing

45

42

67

58

12

18

242

Assigned to Housing

44

36

15

8

0

0

103

Not Assigned to Housing

1

6

52

50

12

18

139

By Housing Category

 

Single Students

Couples without Children

Students with Children

Autumn Only Transfers within Housing Priority

New Student with Guaranteed or High Priority

PhD, JD, MD & JSD with Medium Priority

Coterms and 2nd year Masters with Low Priority

Cont'g without Priority

Non-matric Priority

Total

New student with Guaranteed or High Priority

PhD, JD, MD & JSD with Medium Priority

Coterms and 2nd year Masters with Low Priority

Cont'g without Priority

Non-matric Priority

Total

New Student with Guaranteed or High Priority

PhD, JD, MD & JSD with Medium Priority

Coterms and 2nd year Masters with Low Priority

Cont'g without Priority

Non-matric Priority

Total

Applied for Housing

45

21

18

50

11

9

154

16

44

8

1

2

71

5

5

0

0

7

17

Assigned to Housing

44

20

9

8

0

0

81

11

1

0

0

0

12

5

5

0

0

0

10

Not Assigned to Housing

1

1

9

42

11

9

73

5

43

8

1

2

59

0

0

0

0

7

8

 

Assignments were offered first to single students who were living in autumn-only housing locations (Escondido Village lowrises, Escondido South and Mirrielees) followed by guaranteed first-year students, high-priority first-year students, continuing students with medium priority, continuing students with low priority, continuing students who have used all of their years, and finally non-matriculated students. Within each priority assignment group, students were assigned by lottery number. Many of the unassigned students will be assigned in the winter quarter continuous assignments.

Single Students: In the Waiting List assignment round, we were able to accommodate all on-campus transfers and new students who were willing to live in any residence. Only new students who limited their preferences were not assigned. We were able to assign some students who had medium and low priority if they were willing to live anywhere or had GSB priority to the GSB Residences, law priority to Munger or were required to live on campus for a medical accommodation.

Couples without Children: We were only able to accommodate some of high-priority students and one continuing student. We were unable to assign the other students who applied.

Students with Children: We were able to assign the all of the matriculated students who who were willing to live in any residence. Only non-matriculated students or students who limited their preferences were not assigned.

If you were unassigned in this round, move your application to the continuous assignments round.  We will continue to assign students as we receive additional cancellations until the fifth Friday of Winter Quarter. 

Autumn Quarter 2019 Continuous Assignments

Additional vacancies become available after the Waiting List. Here are the numbers of students assigned during the Continuous Assignment process.

 

Number of Students Assigned

Number of Students Reassigned

Single Females 82 48
Single Males 110 36
Couples without Children 37 8
Students with Children 7 0

Autumn Quarter 2019 Waiting List Results

Students Seeking Assignment

All Graduate Students

 

  All Students

 

New student with Guaranteed or High Priority

PhD, JD, MD & JSD with Medium Priority

Coterms and 2nd year Masters with Low Priority

Cont'g without priority

Total

Applied for Housing

99

74

515

84

772

Assigned to Housing

76

44

32

9

161

Not Assigned to Housing

23

30

483

75

611

By Housing Category

 

Single Students

Couples without Children

Students with Children

New student with Guaranteed or High Priority

PhD, JD, MD & JSD with Medium Priority

Coterms and 2nd year Masters with Low Priority

Cont'g without priority

Total

New

PhD, JD, MD & JSD with Medium Priority

Coterms and 2nd year Masters with Low Priority

Cont'g without priority

Total

New

PhD, JD, MD & JSD with Medium Priority

Coterms and 2nd year Masters with Low Priority

Cont'g without priority

Total

Applied for Housing

73

44

472

75

664

20

21

43

8

92

6

9

0

1

11

Assigned to Housing

59

29

20

7

115

11

6

12

1

30

6

9

0

1

11

Not Assigned to Housing

14

15

452

68

549

9

15

31

7

62

0

0

0

0

0

 

Students Seeking Reassignment

 

All Students

Single Students

Couples without Children

Students with Children

Applied for Reassignment

435

339

90

6

Reassigned

172

139

30

3

Not Reassigned

263

200

60

3

 

References to students seeking assignment apply to students who do not currently have a housing assignment for 2019-20. Students seeking reassignment refers to students who were assigned in the Lottery and are seeking a reassignment to a higher assignment preference within the same housing category and does not include student applying for a change in family status or student who renewed their contract and have applied for a reassignment.

Single Students: In the Waiting List assignment round all new incoming graduate students with high priority and continuing PhD, JD, MD & JSD students with Medium Priority, who were willing to live in any residence (including the off-campus subsidized housing), were assigned. There are still new incoming graduate waiting for housing because they either limited their choices. Some coterminal students and 2nd year Masters student with low priority were also assigned to housing. The only students without priority to housing in this round were special exemptions for students with documented medical needs.

Couples without Children: In the Waiting List assignment round all new incoming graduate students with high priority and continuing PhD, JD, MD & JSD students with Medium Priority, who were willing to live in any residence (including the off-campus subsidized housing), were assigned. There are still new incoming graduate waiting for housing because they either limited their choices. Some coterminal students and 2nd year Masters student with low priority were also assigned to housing. The only students without priority to housing in this round were special exemptions for students with documented medical needs.

Students with Children: In the Waiting List assignment round all students with children were assigned.

2019-20 Autumn Quarter Graduate Housing Lottery Results

Overall First-Round Lottery Statistics

In the 2019-20 Lottery, there were a total of 6,942 students who applied for Graduate Housing. After the first round, there were a total of 912 unassigned students (33 new students, 58 continuing doctoral students with medium priority, 710 continuing students with low priority, and 111 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

2310

3187 384 897 164 6942

Assigned to Housing

2277 3187 326 187 53 6030

Not Assigned to Housing

33 --- 58 710 111 912

By Housing Category

 

Single Students

Couples without Children

Students with Children

New

Renewals

PhD, JD, MD & JSD with Medium Priority

Coterms and 2nd year Masters with Low Priority

Cont'g without priority

Total

New

Renewals

PhD, JD, MD & JSD with Medium Priority

Coterms and 2nd year Masters with Low Priority

Cont'g without priority

Total

New

Renewals

PhD, JD, MD & JSD with Medium Priority

Coterms and 2nd year Masters with Low Priority

Cont'g without priority

Total

Applied for Housing

1971 2505

259

795 130 5660 268 551 104 93 15 1031 71 131 21 9 19 251

Assigned to Housing

1953 2505 224 155 33 4870 253 551 81 23 1 909 71 131 21 9 19 251

Not Assigned to Housing

18 --- 35 640 97 790 15 --- 23 70 14 122 0

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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 were not given 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 that they are willing to live anywhere on campus are guaranteed housing. Munger and the GSB Residences 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):

  • 333 of those assigned were Graduate School of Business assignments to the GSB Residences.
  • 58 of those assigned were exempt medical accommodati​ons or staff assignments.
  • All of the 18 unassigned new students restricted their choices and so are no longer guaranteed. They will still maintain a high priority for assignment.

Renewals:

  • 2521 single graduate students 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):

  • 4 of those assigned were Graduate School of Business assignments to the GSB Residences.
  • 77 of those assigned were exempt medical accommodations or staff assignments.
  • All but two of the 35 unassigned students with medium priority restricted their choices.

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

  • 6 of those assigned were Graduate School of Business assignments to the GSB Residences.
  • 65 of those assigned were exempt medical accommodations or staff assignments.
  • 84 additional students with low housing priority were assigned.

Continuing Graduate Students without Housing Priority:

  • 1 of those assigned were Graduate School of Business assignments to the GSB Residences.
  • 32 of those assigned were exempt medical accommodations or staff assignments.
  • No other graduate students without priority were assigned.

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):

  • 27 of those assigned were exempt medical accommodations or staff assignments.
  • 10 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.
  • 15 of the unassigned new couples without children listed restricted choices and are no longer guaranteed housing, but will still maintain a high priority for assignment.

Renewals:

  • 556 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):

  • 26 of those assigned were exempt medical accommodations or staff assignments.
  • 50 students with medium priority were assigned.

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

  • 15 students were assigned with exempt medical accommodations or staff assignments.
  • 8 couples with low housing priority were assigned.

Continuing Graduate Students without Housing Priority:

  • One student was an exempt medical accommodation or staff assignment.
  • No other students without priority were assigned.

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:

  • 131 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

    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