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Learn about and navigate Stanford's financial information.

What are Stanford's credit ratings?
Stanford's debt is rated by Moody's Investors Service, Standard & Poors, and Fitch Ratings. You may view the ratings online. Additional information about specific ratings may be requested from the contacts listed in Contact Information for Rating Agencies.

When is the close of Stanford's fiscal year?
Stanford University's fiscal year runs from September 1 to August 31.

How frequently does Stanford issue financial reports?
Stanford issues financial reports annually. The reports are generally published in December.

When does Stanford issue its Budget Plan?
Stanford publishes its Budget Plan annually, generally in June.

Who are Stanford's auditors?
PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP.

How can I get a copy of Stanford's Annual Report and the Budget Plan?
You may view and download the report documents and view and download the budget plans

How can I learn more about Stanford's General Use Permit (GUP)?
You may view the GUP online by downloading the PDF file.

Does Stanford file Federal tax returns?
Yes, Stanford annually files Form 990 with the Internal Revenue Service. Please visit the Form 990 section of the Financials section.