Total Enrollment 18,498
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 10 : 1

Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305
(650) 723-2300

In 1876, former California Governor Leland Stanford purchased 650 acres of Rancho San Francisquito for a country home and began the development of his famous Palo Alto Stock Farm. He later bought adjoining properties totaling more than 8,000 acres. The little town that was beginning to emerge near the land took the name Palo Alto (tall tree) after a giant California redwood on the bank of San Francisquito Creek. The tree itself is still there and would later become the university's symbol and centerpiece of its official seal. The Stanford Family The Stanford Family Leland Stanford, who grew up and more »

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Student Services Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Not applicable
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus Setting Suburb: Large
Disability Services Student 5%
Yearly Application Deadline August
Admissions Office Phone 650-723-2300
Admissions Office Email [email protected]
Admissions Office Address Office of Undergraduate Admission 355 Galvez Street, Montag Hall Stanford, CA 94305-6106
Admissions Transfer URL
Admissions Website (find financial aid info here)
Application Website
Application Fee $90

In order to be accepted to Stanford University, you should have:

  • A High School Record
  • SAT and ACT test scores
Test Scores
Stanford University SAT SCORES
SAT Reading (25th Percentile) 660
SAT Reading (75th Percentile) 760
SAT Math (25th Percentile) 680
SAT Math (75th Percentile) 780
SAT Writing (25th Percentile) 670
SAT Writing (75th Percentile) 760
ACT Composite (25th Percentile) 30
ACT Composite (75th Percentile) 34
ACT English (25th Percentile) 30
ACT English (75th Percentile) 35
ACT Math (25th Percentile) 29
ACT Math (75th Percentile) 34
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Simon Kanchebele on December 26, 2012 said:

If the ranking(3rd) I have read about the college is true, then I would like to be associated with this college too with the support of staff there

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