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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

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Paula Moya

Stories – narratives – are very powerful.  I love literature for what it can teach us, what it makes us feel and how we use it to communicate with each other.

Paula Moya

Danily C. and Laura Louise Bell Professor of the Humanities and Professor of English

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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

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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Madeline Lisaius

“I care most about people who are living in fringe places who have been neglected by the government, but also by science. I want to be one of the people that helps funnel resources there.”

Madeline Lisaius

Earth Systems, 2018, and recipient of National Geographic Young Explorers Grant

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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

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

19Nobel laureates currently on faculty
4:1Student-to-faculty ratio
6,000+Externally sponsored research projects
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