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Stanford University

Stanford University

355 Galvez Street Stanford, CA USA 94305

Located in Northern California, Stanford University is a private research institution with world-renowned status. Recognized across the world as a premiere institution of higher learning, its programs in engineering, computer science, liberal arts are particularly well known. Notable alumni include Google founder Larry Page, NASA astronaut and first American woman in space Sally Ride, and former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.

Ranked 3 in the nation, Stanford is a highly selective school. Its acceptance rate is 5% and its graduation rate is 94%. Over 17,000 undergraduates and postgraduates are enrolled, and the university maintains a 5:1 student to faculty ratio. Annual tuition is $56,169. Stanford has seven schools, including four graduate and professional schools. Over 65 undergraduate fields of study are available. The university follows a quarter-based academic calendar.

Situated on an 8,180-acre campus, Stanford provides students world-class facilities and resources to support their academic and individual journeys. Athletic competition and training are popular pursuits at Stanford. Students compete in 36 varsity sports, and the university is one of two private institutions in the Division I Pac-12 Conference. Stanford has won more NCAA championships than any other university, at 128 wins. In addition, as of 2021, Stanford students and alumni have won at least 296 Olympic medals, including 150 gold medals. Over 600 student clubs and organizations produce over 1,500 events each year. These organizations include 12 sororities and 15 fraternities, as well as special interest groups that are focused on everything from faith to culture to community service.

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