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Information for Prospective Ph.D. Students


Thank you for your interest in our Ph.D. program, which offers an unparalleled combination of intellectual rigor and graduate support. On this page, you will find the resources you need to learn about the program and the application process. For additional information, contact

I came to Stanford because of the world-class expertise, financial support, and teaching opportunities offered by the department. All have been invaluable. Beyond these, however, I've been continually impressed by the department's can-do attitude. Want to run with an idea? Start something? Try your hand at something new? Go for it, and here are the resources to help.

— Justin Tackett, 2018 Postdoctoral Fellow