Stanford University

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University Overview

Founded in 1885, Stanford University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Stanford (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), California. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Beijing, Berlin, Brisbane, Cape Town, Florence, Kyoto, Madrid, Moscow, Oxford, Paris, Santiago. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Stanford University (SU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Stanford University (SU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 132 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this US higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. SU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Acronym
SU

Founded
1885

Motto
Die luft der freiheit weht The wind of freedom blows

Colours
Cardinal red and white

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University Location

Address
355 Galvez Street
Stanford (population range: 10,000-49,999)
94305 California United States

T +1 (650) 723 2300

F +1 (650) 725 6847

Other locations
Beijing, Berlin, Brisbane, Cape Town, Florence, Kyoto, Madrid, Moscow, Oxford, Paris, Santiago

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

uniRank Degree/Study Matrix
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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
UndergraduatePostgraduate
Local studentover 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l studentover 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 0-10%

Admission Office
Montag Building
Stanford 94305
+1 (650) 7232091


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range over-5,000

Control Type
Control Type Private

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar Quadmesters

Campus Setting
Campus Setting Suburban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library
University Library Yes Go to Stanford University's Library

Housing
University Housing and Accommodation Yes

Sport Facilities
University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids
University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad
Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning
Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
WASC Senior College and University Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

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Affiliations

  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

iTunes U
Stanford University's official iTunes U channel for video lectures and course podcasts. Direct link (iTunes software required)


Open Education Consortium
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