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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

Rich learning experiences that provide a broad liberal arts foundation and deep subject-area expertise

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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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“Our students’ commitment to social justice moves me – they’re what I love the most about Stanford.”

Jisha Menon

Associate Professor of Theater and Performance Studies

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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

Stanford research for a better world

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Health Care

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

Stanford Health Care

Our multidisciplinary approach delivers unparalleled care for each patient’s unique needs, coordinating expertise with the most advanced technology.

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Stanford Medicine

Comprised of our biomedical research, education and clinical enterprises, Stanford Medicine is leading a worldwide revolution in precision health.

Stanford Children's Health

The only health care network in the Bay Area – and one of the few in the country – exclusively dedicated to pediatric and obstetric care

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Ryan Cohen

“Stanford has given me the freedom to explore different disciplines and fields of engineering, and it has also given me a place to better understand myself.”

Ryan Cohen

Senior mechanical engineering major

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Campus Life

A thriving community of creative and accomplished people from around the world

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Student Life

A residential campus with diverse housing, exceptional dining, health care and over 600 student organizations

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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

An extraordinary freedom of opportunity—to explore, to collaborate and to challenge yourself

Admit Weekend

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

We look forward to learning about you through your application to Stanford.

Three principles guide our holistic evaluation and selection process: academic excellence, intellectual vitality and personal context.

Stanford meets the full financial need of every admitted undergrad who qualifies for assistance.

Nearly 70% of undergrads receive financial aid. Generally, tuition is free for families with incomes below $125,000.

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About Stanford

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

17Nobel laureates currently on faculty
4:1Student-to-faculty ratio
6,000+Externally sponsored research projects
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