Before enrolling in Stanford Innovation and Entrepreneurship courses, you must complete an application and be approved. This ensures that you have the right background to benefit from these courses. Your application will be evaluated as a whole, and we'll take into consideration your academic and professional experience.

Below is a profile of a typical student that is admitted into the program. We are looking for a diverse group of innovators, so if your background does not match the typical student profile, we still strongly encourage you to apply.

Typical Student Profile

  • 5 years of work experience
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, with 3.0 GPA or above
  • Background in management or working in teams
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, with a strong desire to learn

Applications are considered on a rolling basis and there is no deadline.

Log in to mystanfordconnection to check application status.

Please allow 7 business days for application review.

Sample Application

Note: the application will "time out" after 30 minutes, please save your work frequently using the "Save for Later" button at the bottom of each page.