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Rich learning experiences that provide a broad liberal arts foundation and deep subject-area expertise
Unsurpassed opportunities to participate in the advancement of entire fields of knowledge
Continuing adult education, executive and professional programs, and programs for K-12 students
Seven schools in which to pursue your passions
Profile of Heather Hadlock
“Here at Stanford, people are constantly in conversation with one another. During my time as the director of the program in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, I saw how faculty and students in different disciplines were incredibly engaged with their material and with one another. People are very intellectually generous here.”
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
Stanford research for a better world
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.
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
Profile of Alma Flores-Pérez
“Move about the world and make as much of a difference and as much change as you can.”
Class of 2019, Linguistics and Iberian and Latin American Cultures
A thriving community of creative and accomplished people from around the world
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
An extraordinary freedom of opportunity—to explore, to collaborate and to challenge yourself
Admits and their families walk to attend Master Class sessions where they gather to meet and learn from Stanford faculty.
Explore the possibilities of a Stanford education as you map out your college journey.
We look for distinctive students who exhibit an abundance of energy and curiosity in their classes, activities, projects, research and lives.
Stanford meets the full financial need of every admitted undergrad who qualifies for assistance.
Nearly 70% of undergrads receive financial aid. Generally, tuition is covered for families with incomes below $125,000.
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