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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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Rodolfo Dirzo, Bing Professor in Environmental Science, Department of Biological Sciences.

“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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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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“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 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


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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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
6,000+Externally sponsored research projects
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