Stanford University

Stanford University

Stanford University, popularly called Stanford, is a private research university located in Stanford, California, United States. It was founded in 1885 by the former Governor of California and future U.S. Senator, Leland Stanford, and his wife, Jane Lathrop Stanford. The university enrolls more than 6,000 undergraduate and over 7,000 graduate students. The campus is spread across an area of 8,183 acres. Stanford offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study.

Stanford is made up of many academic schools that offer various graduate and undergraduate programs. They are:

  • School of Business
  • School of Earth Sciences
  • School of Education
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Humanities & Sciences
  • School of Law

Stanford participates in the NCAA's Division I-A, and is a member of the Pacific-10 Conference. Their sports teams are nicknamed the Stanford Cardinals.

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Natural Resources Conservation And Research, Other
African Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
East Asian Studies
Russian, Central European, East European And Eurasian Studies
Latin American Studies
Area Studies, Other
African-American/Black Studies
American Indian/Native American Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies, Other
Computer Science
Education, General
Elementary Education And Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Social Science Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
French Language Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Physics Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Earth Science Teacher Education
Aerospace, Aeronautical And Astronautical/Space Engineering
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Engineering, Other
Comparative Literature
Chinese Language And Literature
Japanese Language And Literature
Russian Language And Literature
German Language And Literature
French Language And Literature
Italian Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General
English Language And Literature, General
English Language And Literature/Letters, Other
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Structural Biology
Biochemistry, Biophysics And Molecular Biology, Other
Developmental Biology And Embryology
Microbiological Sciences And Immunology, Other
Human/Medical Genetics
Cell Physiology
Oncology And Cancer Biology
Biological And Biomedical Sciences, Other
Mathematics, General
Computational And Applied Mathematics
Applied Mathematics, Other
Statistics, General
Science, Technology And Society
Cognitive Science
Human Biology
Religion/Religious Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies, Other
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Geophysics And Seismology
Geological And Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Physics, General
Physics, Other
Psychology, General
Public Policy Analysis, General
Industrial And Product Design
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Cinematography And Film/Video Production
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Art History, Criticism And Conservation
Music, General
Music Theory And Composition
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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