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Graduate Programs & Coterms

Graduate Program Information & Support:

Many of those who go on to graduate school choose from a variety of schools, such as California Institute of Technology, Wharton School, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, MIT, Northwestern, universities in the UC system and many graduate degree programs at Stanford.

In addition, students who continue on to graduate school to pursue a range of fields of study, such as bioinformatics, biophysics, communication, economics, engineering, law, medicine, and statistics.

It is important to fully understand graduate program requirements, eligibility, and deadlines. All of these can differ between professional, doctoral, masters, and HCP(part-time) programs. Some programs may only accept candidates once a year. 

Stanford Coterms:


Questions should be directed to the Coterminal Department of the student’s choice.

Coterminal Study in Engineering - All School of Engineering

If applicable, consider part-time internship (year round) while pursuing coterm. Students may consider participating in full-time research or internships in summer (senior year). ClassX available for academic support for School of Engineering courses.


Consider MS programs (Honors Cooperative Program) - SCPD Page, See Stanford's page 

The Honors Cooperative Program (HCP), through the Stanford Center for Professional Development (SCPD), allows professionals to pursue graduate study on a part-time basis. HCP students are fully matriculated graduate students of Stanford University with all privileges, rights and responsibilities. While part of the degrees can be completed online, this depends heavily on your program plan, area of focus, and the course offerings for any given academic quarter. Most students can work full-time while pursuing HCP MS Degree. ClassX available for academic support for School of Engineering courses. 


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