What Makes Us Special

About Stanford University

Stanford is one of the world's leading research and teaching universities, offering graduate and undergraduate degrees in seven schools: business, earth sciences, education, engineering, humanities and sciences, law, and medicine. Stanford's entrepreneurial character draws from its western location and the legacy of its founders, Jane and Leland Stanford. Current faculty have won 20 Nobel Prizes and four Pulitzer Prizes. Areas of excellence cross disciplines, ranging over humanities, social sciences, engineering, and the sciences.

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Admissions  Help

Middle 50% SAT Range For Freshman Class

Evidence-Based Reading and Writing680-780

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 49%
Men 51%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 98%  Help

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Price of Attendance in 2016-17  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

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Average Undergraduate Loans  Help
Owed At Graduation 

Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 4:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 99%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 1176 252 180 66 1674

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