Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.
Stanford's 125th Anniversary
This year, Stanford celebrates 125 years of impact in people’s lives and around the world. Visit the Stanford 125 website for information about upcoming events and special online content about Stanford's past, present and future.
Visitor Information offers several multimedia tours of Stanford, including videos, slideshows and a self-guided podcast tour.