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COLLEGE PROFILE

Stanford University

Stanford, CA

Academic Calendar SystemQuarter
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/BulletinOnline Catalog

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American Indian/Native American Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Archeology
  • Area Studies, Other
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Asian-American Studies
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biometry/Biometrics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering, General
  • Engineering/Industrial Management
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Geophysics and Seismology
  • German Language and Literature
  • German Studies
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
  • History, General
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial and Product Design
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Latin American Studies
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Linguistics
  • Materials Science
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Science, Technology and Society
  • Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Statistics, General
  • Systems Engineering
  • Systems Science and Theory
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Women's Studies
 
Most Popular DisciplinesEngineering, Interdisciplinary studies, Computer and information sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
None
Special ProgramsDouble major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Internships, New York semester, Semester at sea, Washington semester
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesNot reported

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageRequired
Math/ScienceRequired for all students

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty1,589
Part-Time Faculty26
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
99%
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 37% of classes
10-19 students: 34% of classes
20-29 students: 9% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 8% of classes
Over 100 students: 4% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 51% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 44% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 5% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingNot available

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings11,077,000
Computing
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus1000
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial Instruction 
TutoringAvailable
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Not reported
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of the Science of Law, Master of Arts in Education, Master of Business Administration, Master of Legal Studies, Master of Laws, Master of Arts
Master's Programs of Study
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Arts and Design--General
  • Applied Physics
  • Archaeology
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Asian Languages
  • Asian Studies
  • Bioengineering
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biostatistics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chinese
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Clinical Research
  • Communication--General
  • Computational Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Engineering
  • Cultural Studies
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Developmental Biology
  • East European and Russian Studies
  • Ecology
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Educational Policy
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Energy and Power Engineering
  • Engineering Design
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering Physics
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Law
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Epidemiology
  • Film, Television, and Video Production
  • French
  • Geophysics
  • Geosciences
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • German
  • Health Services Research
  • History
  • Hydrology
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • International and Comparative Education
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics
  • Media Studies
  • Medical Informatics
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Secondary Education
  • Spanish
  • Statistics
  • Structural Engineering
  • Sustainable Development
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of the Science of Law, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Musical Arts, Doctor of Medicine, Juris Doctor
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Allopathic Medicine
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Arts and Design--General
  • Applied Physics
  • Archaeology
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Asian Languages
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biophysics
  • Biostatistics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Clinical Research
  • Communication--General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computational Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Engineering
  • Cultural Studies
  • Developmental Biology
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Energy and Power Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering Physics
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Law
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Epidemiology
  • Film, Television, and Video Production
  • French
  • Genetics
  • Geophysics
  • Geosciences
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • German
  • Health Services Research
  • History
  • Hydrology
  • Immunology
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • International and Comparative Education
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics
  • Media Studies
  • Medical Informatics
  • Microbiology
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Religion
  • Slavic Languages
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Statistics
  • Structural Biology
  • Structural Engineering
  • Sustainable Development
  • Systems Biology
  • Theater
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Average 3.84 4.29 721 702 32
Low 2.14 2.14 200 400 16
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 36
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