Stanford Facts at a Glance

Stanford University is one of the world’s leading research universities. It is known for its entrepreneurial character, drawn from the legacy of its founders, Jane and Leland Stanford, and its relationship to Silicon Valley. Areas of excellence range from the humanities to social sciences to engineering and the sciences. Stanford is located in California’s Bay Area, one of the most intellectually dynamic and culturally diverse areas of the nation.
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Student Enrollment

  • 7,083 undergraduates
  • 9,437 graduates

Faculty

  • 2,240 faculty members
  • 17 Nobel laureates are currently members of the Stanford community
  • 5:1 student to faculty ratio

Campus

  • 8,180 contiguous acres
  • Nearly 700 major buildings
  • 97% of undergraduates live on campus

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Research

  • 6,000+ externally sponsored projects
  • $1.63 billion total budget
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Established 1885
Opened 1891

Leadership

  • President Marc Tessier-Lavigne
  • Provost Persis Drell

Seven Schools

  • Business
  • Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Humanities and Sciences
  • Law
  • Medicine

Endowment

  • $26.5 billion (as of Aug. 31, 2018)

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