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Stanford University

Stanford, California

Overview

Student Population
17,381
National Rank
#4
Stanford University overview
Location Stanford, California
Online stanford.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
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Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Stanford, California, Stanford University is a large four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 47,452 prospective students applied, and 2,071 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,697 enrolled in the school.  16,332 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,049 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $50,703 plus fees of $651. Stanford is ranked 4 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Exceptional
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SAT 1420/1570
ACT 32/35
GPA 4.18
Applications Accepted
4.4% 
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2020
Applicant Competition Extreme

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$50,703
Costs for Stanford University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,455
Other Fees$651
Room and Board $15,763
Budget for Other Expenses$3,015
Total One Year Cost$71,587

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$122,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
96% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Stanford University students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 21%
General Studies 16%
Engineering 15%
Biology 7%
Computer and Information Sciences 5%

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Harvey Mudd College

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Pomona College

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Reed College

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Carleton College

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Nov 14, 2019
N******s from Stanford, CA
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I went there and am now a Neurosurgeon

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Feb 12, 2019
H******n from Louisville, KY
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I loved Stanford, I was frightened as a freshman, and felt out of my league. As I made friends and listened to others' stories, I gradually learned we shared common strengths and limitations. Standord taught me to formulate questions for study, think critically, write and speak effectively, and act collaboratively to promote the common good. All these skills prepared me for a challenging family, professional, and volunteer life.

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Nov 21, 2018
T******s from Sacramento
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The best university in USA.

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Feb 24, 2017
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Oct 19, 2016
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