Stanford University

Stanford University Ranking

country rank: 3
world rank: 3

University Overview

Stanford University ranking, established in 1885, is a non-profit private higher-education college situated in the suburban environment of the large town of Stanford, California (population range of 10,000-49,999). There are also branch campuses for this institution in the following cities: Washington, New York, and Monterey are three of the most important cities in the United States. Stanford University ranking (SU) is a massive (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution that is officially approved by the WASC Senior College and University Commission. Stanford University (SU) provides courses and services in a variety of fields that contribute to formally accredited higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 135-year-old American university has a preferential enrollment program focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. The acceptance rate ranges from 0 to 10%, rendering this US higher education institution extremely selective. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. SU also offers a library, accommodation, athletic equipment, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning tools, as well as administrative services to students.

Stanford University Ranking

University Identity

Name Stanford University
Acronym SU
Founded 1885
Motto Die luft der freiheit weht The wind of freedom blows
Colours Cardinal red and white

University Location

Address 450 Serra Mall Stanford 94305 California United States
Tel +1 (650) 723 2300
Fax +1 (650) 725 6847
Other locations Washington, New York, Monterey

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office Montag Hall Stanford 94305 (650) 723 2091

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Stanford University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 9,750,355 physical volumes, 2,863,510 physical media, 155,781 digital/electronic medium and 2,508 licensed digital/electronic databases. Stanford University's library has 19 branches.
Housing Yes Stanford University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 12,614 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Association of American Universities (AAU) National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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