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Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305
General Information650-723-2300
TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Awards OfferedBachelor's degree, Doctor's degree - research/scholarship, Master's degree, Doctor's degree - professional practice, Post-master's certificate
Campus SettingSuburb, Large
Campus HousingYes
Student Population 19,535 (6,940 undergraduate)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio10 to 1

Mission Statement

https://wasc.stanford.edu/files/FoundingGrant.pdf From the Stanford University Founding Grant- November 11- 1885: ...the Nature- Object- and Purposes of the Institution Hereby Founded- to Be: Its nature- that of a university with such seminaries of learning as shall make it of the highest grade- including mechanical institutes- museums- galleries of art- laboratories- and conservatories- together with all things necessary for the study of agriculture in all its branches- and for mechanical training- and the studies and exercises directed to the cultivation and enlargement of the mind: Its object- to qualify its students for personal success- and direct usefulness in life; And its purposes- to promote the public welfare by exercising an influence in behalf of humanity and civilization- teaching the blessings of liberty regulated by law- and inculcating love and reverence for the great principles of government as derived from the inalienable rights of man to life- liberty- and the pursuit of happiness.
Special Learning Opportunities Religious Affiliation
ROTC (Army)
Study abroad
Teacher certification
Not applicable
Student Services Undergraduates registered as students with disabilities
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
14%
Credit Accepted  
Advanced placement credits  
Faculty and Graduate Assistants Full-timePart-time
Total Faculty 1249
Instructional 333
Research and Public Service 916
Total Graduate Assistants -3,051
Instructional -940
Research and Public Service -2,111