|Setting:||Large Town Setting|
|Size:||Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)|
|On-Campus Housing Available:||Yes|
Stanford University makes a great fit for the academically driven student. Few colleges can match the breadth, excellence and prestige of Stanford’s academics, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Whether your interests lie in English, medicine or anything in-between, you can find a top-ranked program at Stanford.
The university is organized into seven schools:
- Earth Sciences
- Humanities & Sciences
Student life at Stanford is quite active, due in part to the 11,000+ students living on campus. Art is a strong presence at Stanford, fostered by Stanford Lively Arts, the Cantor Center for Visual Arts and numerous student clubs and organizations. Stanford also features extensive athletic programs, including more than 35 varsity sports and about 20 clubs sports.
In order to maintain its high standards, Stanford University has extremely selective admissions. The university admits undergraduates based on a combination of academic achievement, intellectual curiosity and personal experience. Graduate admissions criteria and application procedures vary based on the program of study.
Undergraduates at Stanford have access to a variety of financial aid opportunities, including institutional scholarships, grants from the government and student employment. Graduate students can receive financial aid through fellowships and grants, but funding is typically not available for master’s students.
100% of students gave Stanford University 5 stars overall.
I loved Stanford. It was the best choice of college for me and I enjoyed every moment of it. A Stanford motto is "work hard, play even harder." Stanford is very challenging academically, but with so many activities, events and opportunities outside the lecture hall, it is possible to have a quiet moment, but never a dull one. Don't get overwhelmed trying to do everything Stanford has to offer, but do be open to trying new things and experiencing some of the best moments of your life.
Phenomenal and unique environment, you can't find any other place like it. Definitely wacky, definitely challenging, definitely fun. Take part in all the traditions in order to get the most out of your experience: football games, full moon on the quad, primal scream...all that stuff that's in the unofficial guide to Stanford.
450 Serra Mall
Stanford, CA 94305
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Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.
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|Full-Time Undergrad Students||8,264|
|Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)||19,967|
- Latino: 17%
- African American: 8%
- Caucasian: 41%
- American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
- Asian: 20%
- Unknown and Other: 12%
|American Indian or Alaska native||1%|
|Unknown and Other||12%|
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