Stanford University

Mission Statement

...the Nature, Object, and Purposes of the Institution Hereby Founded, to Be:

Its nature, that of a university with such seminaries of learning as shall make it of the highest grade, including mechanical institutes, museums, galleries of art, laboratories, and conservatories, together with all things necessary for the study of agriculture in all its branches, and for mechanical training, and the studies and exercises directed to the cultivation and enlargement of the mind:

Its object, to qualify its students for personal success, and direct usefulness in life;

And its purposes, to promote the public welfare by exercising an influence in behalf of humanity and civilization, teaching the blessings of liberty regulated by law, and inculcating love and reverence for the great principles of government as derived from the inalienable rights of man to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

Location

Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305
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Contact Information

General Information: 650-723-2300

College at a Glance

  • School Type:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Faculty:
    35 Faculty Members | 570:1 Student:Faculty Ratio
  • Religious Affiliation:
    Not applicable
  • Mission Highlights:
    Has Hospital
    Institution is open to the public

Top Five Largest Sports Teams:

Male Sports

  • All Track Combined
  • Football
  • Rowing
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Baseball

Female Sports

  • All Track Combined
  • Other Sports
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Sailing
  • Rowing

Tuition & Fees Per Year

Undergraduate:

In-State:
$42,225
Out-of-State:
$42,225

Graduate:

In-State:
$41,787
Out-of-State:
$41,787

Student Body Breakdown

Total Enrolled:
19,967
Undergraduates:
8,264
Graduates:
11,703

Student Demographics

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  • 47.89% (Female Students)
  • 52.11% (Male Students)
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  • 22.95% (Asian)
  • 0.49% (Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander)
  • 8.58% (Black)
  • 47.11% (Caucasian)
  • 19.61% (Hispanic/Latino)
  • 1.26% (American Indian/Alaska Native)

Pay For College with ROTC

Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) is a college scholarship program that prepares students to become military officers. Offered at more than 1,000 colleges and universities, it can help cover the costs of tuition and expenses.
Learn more about ROTC. Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) is a college program, offered at more than 1,000 colleges and universities across the United States, that prepares young adults to become military officers. In exchange for a paid college education and a guaranteed post-college career, ROTC students commit to serve in the Military after graduation (generally three to four years of Active Duty).
Learn more about ROTC

Army ROTC: yes  Navy ROTC: yes  Air Force ROTC: yes 

Undergraduate Admissions

  • 36,632 Apply
  • 2,423 Are Accepted
  • 1,765 Actually Attend

Types of Degrees Offered

  • yes Certificate
  • no Associate's Degree
  • yes Bachelor's Degree
  • yes Master's Degree
  • yes Doctoral Degree

Learn more about this school at: www.stanford.edu/

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