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Cost & Coverage Dates

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View important information cost and coverage dates as well as supplemental information, including Cardinal Care Subsidy for Graduate Student.

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2021-2022 Academic Year

The annual cost for Cardinal Care for the 2021-2022 academic year is $6,192.  The annual plan, which runs from September 1 through August 31 (for students who enter in Autumn), includes coverage in Summer Quarter (whether you are registered that quarter or not).

The 2021-2022 Cost and Coverage Chart (includes graduate subsidy) provide information about the charges you will see on your university bill, as well as other important details, by quarter, based on when your enrollment begins at Stanford.

Stanford Earth Young Investigators, high school students work with grad students. Suchana Costa, red shirt, is a graduate student in Biology (working with Prof Chris Field). Carmen Smith is a high school student, Abraham Lincoln High School in San Jose, a rising senior in summer 2019. The project is to study the differences in herbivory in nitrogen fixing plants and non-nitrogen fixing plants. Credit:  Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service

Cardinal Care Subsidy for Graduate Students

The Financial Aid Office administers an automatic University-wide subsidy program for Graduate students. If you have questions regarding the Cardinal Care subsidy, please contact the Financial Aid Office.