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Stanford is implementing a phased recovery of university operations. We are currently in Stage 3 of the restart process.

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The latest stories from Stanford

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What’s happening on campus

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Preparing students to make meaningful contributions to society as engaged citizens and leaders in a complex world

Undergraduate Education

Rich learning experiences that provide a broad liberal arts foundation and deep subject-area expertise

Graduate Education

Unsurpassed opportunities to participate in the advancement of entire fields of knowledge

Lifelong Learning

Continuing adult education, executive and professional programs, and programs for K-12 students

Seven schools in which to pursue your passions

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Profile of Elizabeth Reese

“I think we are all at our best in our ability to learn when we are thinking of each other as equal members of the community.”

Elizabeth Reese

Assistant Professor of Law



A culture of collaboration that drives innovative discoveries vital to our world, our health and our intellectual life

18 Institutes cross disciplinary boundaries
20 Libraries hold over 9.5 million volumes
$1.93 Billion sponsored research budget

Stanford research for a better world

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Health Care

Caring for people and advancing human health through innovative research, education and health care

Stanford Medicine

Leading a worldwide revolution in precision health through biomedical research, education and clinical enterprises

Stanford Health Care

Leveraging expertise and advanced technology  to deliver unparalleled care for each patient’s unique needs

Stanford Children's Health

The only health care network in the Bay Area – and one of the few in the country – exclusively dedicated to pediatric and obstetric care

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Profile of John Okhiulu

“Something I picked up from my parents is that we take care of each other. If we see people we’re able to help, why not? And not only ‘why not’ but what can that do for us collectively?”

John Okhiulu

Class of 2021


Campus Life

A thriving community of creative and accomplished people from around the world

Student Life

A residential campus with diverse housing, exceptional dining, health care and over 600 student organizations

Arts & Culture

A rich tradition of fostering creativity and a vibrant arts district on campus

Athletics & Fitness

Varsity sports, club sports and state-of-the-art recreational facilities and fitness programs

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An extraordinary freedom of opportunity—to explore, to collaborate and to challenge yourself

Explore the possibilities of a Stanford education as you map out your college journey.

We look for distinctive students who exhibit an abundance of energy and curiosity in their classes, activities, projects, research and lives.

Stanford meets the full financial need of every admitted undergrad who qualifies for assistance.

Nearly 80% of undergrads receive some form of financial assistance. Generally, tuition is covered for families with incomes below $150,000.

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About Stanford

A place for learning, discovery, innovation, expression and discourse

Opened in 1891
Students 17,680
Faculty 2,288
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