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Stanford University (STANFORD)

Stanford, California
Rankings
US News 3
Times Higher Education 4
QS World University 2
Shanghai 2
About University
Type Of University Private—Unspecified
Established Year 1885
Degree Offered Masters
Admission Session Fall, Rolling
University Description
According to the school, In 1885, Jane and Leland Stanford established Stanford University in memory of their son, Leland Stanford, Junior. Their intent was to create a 'University of high degree' that would 'qualify students for personal success and direct usefulness in life and promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization.' Today, Stanford is a research university where teaching, learning and research are all integral to the school's mission. Stanford values close interaction between undergraduates and faculty. Student participation in research is strongly supported. Stanford's entrepreneurial character draws from its Western location, the legacy of its founders and its proximity to Silicon Valley. Academic excellence crosses disciplines, ranging from humanities to social sciences to engineering and the sciences. Current faculty members have 20 Nobel Prizes and 4 Pulitzer prizes. Students, distinguished by initiative, love of learning a
Top 5 reasons why International students should consider this university
  • Stanford University was ranked 7th in National Universities by US news in 2019.
  • 18 independent labs, centers and institutes engage faculty and students from across the university
  • Stanford is home more than 20 individual libraries, each with a world-class collection of books, journals, films, maps, databases.
  • 17 Nobel laureates are currently members of the Stanford community.
  • Student to faculty ratio in 5:1.
Estimated Expenses(Per Year)
Transportations1,740 USD

1.25 Lakhs
Housing & Meals27,330 USD

19.69 Lakhs
Health Insurance5,592 USD

4.02 Lakhs
Books and Supplies1,300 USD

93.66 Thousands
PersonalExpenses8,300 USD

5.98 Lakhs
HealthFee896 USD

64.55 Thousands
Total45,158 USD

32.53 Lakhs
Male Female Ratio 50 : 50
All Students 16,424
International Students 5,351
Acceptance Ratio

5

%

University website https://www.stanford.edu/
Size of University Medium
University Setting SmallTown
Major City Fremont
Nearest Airports San Francisco (22 Miles)
Geographic Region West Coast
University Address 450 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA, 94305
Location & Weather
Location
Average Monthly Temperature
Month
Celsius (°C)
Min °C Max °C
Fahrenheit (°F)
Min °F Max °F
January
4.67 14.22
40.4 57.6
February
6.22 16.44
43.2 61.6
March
7.56 17.94
45.6 64.3
April
8.56 20.56
47.4 69
May
10.67 23.06
51.2 73.5
June
12.78 25.22
55 77.4
July
13.94 26
57.1 78.8
August
14 25.94
57.2 78.7
September
12.78 25.44
55 77.8
October
10 22.78
50 73
November
6.61 17.83
43.9 64.1
December
4 14.56
39.2 58.2
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