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Academics

Preparing students to make meaningful contributions to society as engaged citizens and leaders in a complex world

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Undergraduate Education

A broad liberal arts foundation, development of deep subject-area knowledge, and rich learning experience

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Graduate Education

Unsurpassed opportunities to participate in the advancement of entire fields of knowledge

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Lifelong learning

Continuing adult education, executive and professional programs, and programs for K-12 students

Seven schools in which to pursue your passions

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“Stanford’s Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve is one of several ecosystems I study and an extremely valuable natural laboratory to understand how life operates.”

Rodolfo Dirzo

Bing Professor in Environmental Science

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Research

A culture of collaboration that drives innovative discoveries vital to our world, our health and our intellectual life

18 Institutescross interdisciplinary boundaries
20 Librarieshold over 9.5 million volumes
$1.6 BillionAnnual research budget

Breakthrough research from Stanford

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Health Care

Caring for people and advancing human health through innovative research, education and health care

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“Instead of seeing my college years as the only time when I could be the artist I want to be, I dared myself to see the rest of my life as an opportunity to live the life I want to live.”

Jessica Anderson, '14

African & African American Studies

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Campus Life

A thriving residential university with over 11,000 students living on campus

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Student Life

A residential university with access to exceptional dining, health care, student clubs, and all the Bay Area has to offer

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Arts & Culture

A rich tradition of fostering creativity and a vibrant arts district on campus

Athletics & Fitness

36 varsity sports, 32 club sports and state-of-the-art recreational facilities and fitness programs

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Admission

Diverse perspectives brought together by a shared commitment to excellence, learning and growing

Admit Weekend

Admits are welcomed by cheering student volunteers as they enter Frost Amphitheater before trekking to their dorms for the weekend.

An eye to academic excellence, intellectual vitality and personal context

Stanford students discover extraordinary freedom of opportunity—to explore, to collaborate and to challenge themselves.

Meeting the full need for every admitted undergrad who qualifies for assistance

Nearly 70% of undergraduate students receive assistance toward tuition costs. For undergraduates from households with incomes below $125,000, tuition is fully covered by scholarship and/or grant aid.

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About Stanford

A place for learning, discovery, innovation, expression and discourse

19Nobel laureates currently on faculty
4:1Student-to-faculty ratio
5,500Externally sponsored research projects
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