Stanford University

Stanford, CA

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Stanford University, located in suburban Stanford, Calif., is a private institution founded in 1885. Stanford has 8,180 acres for student activities and many student organizations, including the Stanford Solar Car Project, which designs, builds and races a solar car every two years. U.S. President Herbert Hoover, NFL quarterback John Elway, actress Sigourney Weaver and golfer Tiger Woods are all distinguished Stanford alumni.

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Quick Facts


Stanford, CA 94305
Institutional Control: Private
Year Founded: 1885

Admission

Academic calendar: Quarter
January 03 application deadline
5.1% accepted

2015-2016 Tuition

Rolling Deadline for applying for financial aid
N/A Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees
$46,320 Tuition and Fees

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Summary


Specialties

#1
Engineering
#6
Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical
#4
Biomedical
#3
Chemical
#4
Civil
#2
Computer
#2
Electrical/Electronic/Communications
#1
Environmental/Environmental Health
#5
Industrial/Manufacturing
#6
Materials
#4
Mechanical

School Details

Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution: N/A
Guaranteed admission agreement URL: N/A

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, doctorate, master's degree

Majors Offered

African-american/black studies, American/united states studies/civilization, Asian studies/civilization, East asian studies, Ethnic, cultural minority, gender, and group studies, other, Hispanic-american, puerto rican, and mexican-american/chicano studies, Latin american studies, Computer and information sciences, general, Computer science, Engineering, general, Aerospace, aeronautical and astronautical/space engineering, Architectural engineering, Bioengineering and biomedical engineering, Chemical engineering, Civil engineering, general, Electrical and electronics engineering, Engineering physics, Engineering, other, Engineering/industrial management, Environmental/environmental health engineering, Materials engineering, Industrial engineering, Manufacturing engineering, Mechanical engineering, Petroleum engineering, Systems engineering, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, other, Chinese language and literature, Classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics, general, Foreign languages and literatures, general, French language and literature, German language and literature, Italian language and literature, Japanese language and literature, Linguistics, Comparative literature, Russian language and literature, Slavic, baltic, and albanian languages, literatures, and linguistics, other, Spanish language and literature, English language and literature, general, Biology, general, Mathematics, general, Computational mathematics, Environmental science, Systems science and theory, Mathematics and computer science, Human biology, Human computer interaction, Philosophy, Religion/religious studies, Religion/religious studies, Jewish/judaic studies, Philosophy and religious studies, other, Chemistry, Geological and earth sciences/geosciences, Geology/earth science, general, Physics, Psychology, Psychology, general, Public policy analysis, general, Anthropology, Archeology, Archeology, Economics, general, International relations and affairs, Political science and government, general, Sociology, Urban studies/affairs, Area studies, African studies, American indian/native american studies, Women's studies, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Film/cinema/video studies, Fine and studio arts, Fine/studio arts, general, Art history, criticism and conservation, Music, Music, general, History, general, Communication and media studies, Mass communication/media studies

Minors Offered

Computer science, Engineering, Aerospace, aeronautical and astronautical engineering, Chemical engineering, Civil engineering, Civil engineering, other, Electrical and electronics engineering, Environmental/environmental health engineering, Materials engineering, Mechanical engineering, Petroleum engineering, Systems engineering, Chinese language and literature, Japanese language and literature, French language and literature, Italian language and literature, Portuguese language and literature, Spanish language and literature, Classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics, other, English language and literature/letters, Creative writing, Biological and biomedical sciences, Biology, general, Mathematics and statistics, Mathematics, general, Statistics, Systems science and theory, Mathematics and computer science, Science, technology and society, Human biology, Philosophy, Religion/religious studies, Jewish/judaic studies, Chemistry, Geology/earth science, general, Physics, Materials science, Psychology, Public policy analysis, Anthropology, Archeology, Economics, International relations and affairs, Sociology, Urban studies/affairs, African studies, American/united states studies/civilization, Asian studies/civilization, East asian studies, Russian, central european, east european and eurasian studies, Latin american studies, German studies, Area studies, other, African-american/black studies, American indian/native american studies, Hispanic-american, puerto rican, and mexican-american/chicano studies, Asian-american studies, Women's studies, Ethnic, cultural minority, gender, and group studies, other, Drama/theatre arts and stagecraft, Film/cinema/video studies, Film/video and photographic arts, other, Art/art studies, general, Music, History, Communication and media studies

General Student Body Information

Gender distribution: 
Total number of undergraduates: 7,019
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 7,018
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 0

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: N/A
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, international students, minority student, military, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: Campus ministries, Choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, international student organization, literary magazine, marching band, model un, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: Baseball, basketball, cross country, fencing, football, golf, gymnastics, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball, water polo, wrestling
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: Basketball, crew (heavyweight), cross country, fencing, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, lacrosse, crew (lightweight), soccer, softball, squash, swimming, sync swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball, water polo


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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 12 26 25
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 2 1 2
Aggravated assault 2 10 2
Burglary 101 102 94
Motor vehicle theft 20 15 19
Arson 5 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 8 20 19
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 1 0 0
Aggravated assault 2 4 2
Burglary 60 67 35
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 2
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 2 0
Burglary 8 11 2
Motor vehicle theft 1 3 2
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 2 2 4
Drug law violations 17 6 8
Liquor law violations 40 52 88
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 2
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 2 0 2
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.