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Founded in 1891, Stanford University is a renowned private research university located in Stanford, California, USA.  It is one of the top ranking universities not only in the USA but across the world. Stanford MBA is one of the most popular business programs offered worldwide. Stanford has consistently ranked among the top universities in the world by QS (Top universities) and THE (Times Higher Education) rankings. Out of 17,000 students, more than 9,000 students are enrolled in masters and PhD courses across 7 Stanford's graduate schools.

Since its origination, Stanford has been an area for learning, discovery, and innovation for all scholars. From the beginning, Stanford has valued experiential education. Generous funding helps it's undergraduate’s happiness to numerous economic backgrounds, enjoy equality of expertise and chance. Spread across 8,180 acres, Stanford University is located in the heart of Northern California’s Silicon Valley that is home to top tech giants and multinational companies like Yahoo!, Google, Microsoft, and Hewlett-Packard.

Stanford has a current enrollment of around 17,000 students segregated into 6,994 undergraduates and 9,390 graduates along with 2,288 faculty members and 2,400 postdoctoral scholars. Stanford currently comprises of seven schools and 18 interdisciplinary institutes. Its student community include students from all U.S. states and 77 other countries. Stanford is truly international with a third of its graduate students are international and a majority of them almost 70 percent are pursuing a master's degree. Stanford has seven schools for Business, Environmental Sciences

Since its origination, Stanford has been an area for learning, discovery, and innovation for all scholars. From the beginning, Stanford has valued experiential education. Generous funding helps it's undergraduate’s happiness to numerous economic backgrounds, enjoy equality of expertise and chance. Spread across 8,180 acres, Stanford University is located in the heart of Northern California’s Silicon Valley that is home to top tech giants and multinational companies like Yahoo!, Google, Microsoft, and Hewlett-Packard.

Stanford has a current enrollment of around 17,000 students segregated into 6,994 undergraduates and 9,390 graduates along with 2,288 faculty members and 2,400 postdoctoral scholars. Stanford currently comprises of seven schools and 18 interdisciplinary institutes. Its student community include students from all U.S. states and 77 other countries. Stanford is truly international with a third of its graduate students are international and a majority of them almost 70 percent are pursuing a master's degree. Stanford has seven schools for Business, Environmental Sciences, Education, Engineering, Humanities and Sciences, Law and Medicine.

If we talk about Stanford University courses then it offers more than 90 fields of graduate programs. Engineering is the most popular graduate school at Stanford that accounts for almost 40 percent of the students. With Stanford's online courses, one can learn from anywhere and study courses online, part-time and connect with the faculty from around the world.

Stanford University notable alumni includes former US President John F Kennedy. Its faculty and former faculty includes 48 Nobel Laureates. Also, there are 2.2 lakh strong Stanford University alumni living across all 50 states and the District of Columbia and they are spread across 158 countries worldwide. Stanford faculty and alumni have also helped create some big companies such as eBay, Cisco Systems, LinkedIn, Instagram, Google and many more.

85 Nobel laureates and 29 Turning Award laureates have been associated with Stanford as students, faculty or staff. 4 Pulitzer Prize winners are also affiliated with Stanford. Also, it has produced various award winners in Science, Technology, Arts, Engineering, Medicine and Arts.

Year of establishment1885
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Total International Students4351
Size of Campus in acres8180
Male/Female Ratio0.75
Faculty/Student Ratio5
Endowments ValueUS Dollar 27 billion
No.of Campuses1
Accommodation expenses18729 USD
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Stanford University Reviews (Showing 3 of 3 reviews)

Overall Rating (Out of 5)

4.1

Based on 1 Verified Reviews
Component Ratings (Out of 5)
Student Life
5.0
Part time work
5.0
Permanent Immigration
3.0
Indian Food
3.0
Student Views (Based on Reviews)
  • 33% of students Never faced discrimination in this University
Vibe of Campus
  • Friendly
  • Fun loving
  • Academically oriented
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Charlton Christ W | Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics - Batch of 2024
Reviewed on 29 Nov 2022
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4.1
Amazing College for this Course

Tips: This is an amazing place to learn and study. If you are looking for a place to excel your course knowledge. This is the place to go for. But also have a good SAT score so that you will get enough scholarship as the tuition fee is quite high when compared to other universities. Also this is best university in my opinion.

Likes (Safety): In this college, you will have amazing safety for the students as there will be a lot of rules and norms to follow. The foreign students feel amazing here because of the safety. T...

  • Total Monthly ExpenseUSD 2261
  • Prepping time for classes27 hours / Week
  • Expected Annual SalaryUSD 90125
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Ritik | Bachelor of Arts in Art History - Batch of 2019
Reviewed on 25 Mar 2022
3.9
I love my college and my fellow classmates are just awesome. They respect us we respect them.

Tips: You have to confirm yourself if you want to live without your parents for such a long period of time or not. You have to be mentally prepared for that.

Likes (Value for money): Actually as compared to Indian University, foreign countries are much more career oriented.

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Akash | Bachelor of Science in Computer Science - Batch of 2027
Reviewed on 9 Nov 2022
5.0
Good student life at Stanford

Tips: Before joing this college you have to check : 1. Know the living expenses before you come here 2. Travel expenses must be known to you 3. Accommodation is also a factor you should search about and know 4. Food 5. Part time jobs

Likes (Indian Food): Good student life. Students are too friendly. Students are from across the globe. The interaction between student is so friendly. The student oriented faculty is one of the major attraction for the student across the globe.

  • Total Monthly ExpenseUSD 1671
  • Prepping time for classes6 hours / Week
  • Expected Annual SalaryUSD
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Stanford University Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MS(33 Courses)(1 year-2 years)INR 23.08 L - 42.19 L
MBA/PGDM(4 Courses)(2 years)INR 61.6 L - 63.45 L
B.E. / B.Tech(14 Courses)(4 years)INR 43.09 L - 45.74 L
MIM(5 Courses)(6 weeks-2 years)INR 27.43 L - 1.03 Cr
B.Sc.(11 Courses)(4 years)INR 43.09 L
M.A.(27 Courses)(1 year-2 years)INR 23.08 L - 44.93 L
BBA(2 Courses)(4 years)INR 43.09 L
MFA(1 Courses)(2 years)INR 42.19 L

Stanford University Scholarships

Narotam Sekhsaria’s Scholarships
Not available
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
K.C. Mahindra Scholarships For Post-Graduate Studies Abroad
Rs. 8,00,000
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
Hani Zeini Scholarship
Rs. 82,460
Engineering,Computers,Science + 2 more
Harvey Fellowship
Rs. 11,90,240
Science,Humanities,Business

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Stanford University Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MS(33 Courses)

: 89.0-100.0

: Accepted

MBA/PGDM(4 Courses)

: Accepted

: Accepted

: 7.0 & Above

B.E. / B.Tech(14 Courses)

: Accepted

: Accepted

MIM(5 Courses)

: 100.0 & Above

: Accepted

: Accepted

B.Sc.(11 Courses)

: Accepted

: Accepted

M.A.(27 Courses)

: 89.0-100.0

BBA(2 Courses)

: Accepted

: Accepted

MFA(1 Courses)

: 100.0 & Above

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On-campus Accommodation

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  • University has 12 residence halls and apartments for UG students and 11 apartments for PG students
  • About 97% of UG students live on campus
  • University provides guaranteed housing to all UG students and to all first-year PG students
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Off-campus Accommodation

Available

  • The average rent is 1200 USD/month
  • The residence type includes studio apartments, 3 bedroom apartments, 4 bedroom apartments, shared apartments and Condo
  • The student residences are fully furnished with all the basic amenities such as electricity, water and unlimited internet access included in the rent
  • The apartments are conveniently located near grocery stores, restaurants and banks

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Studying USA Details
Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
MS INR 24 L
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BE/Btech INR 27.4 L
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BSc INR 27.3 L
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BBA INR 25.2 L
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MA INR 24.3 L
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MIM INR 28 L
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MBA INR 28.4 L
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MFA INR 27.8 L
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MEng INR 27.9 L
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MArch INR 31.4 L
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MEM INR 23.5 L
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BHM INR 23.9 L
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MASc INR 22.7 L
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MDes INR 35.4 L
Average Accommodation Expense

INR 6.7 L (based on 146 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Meals Expense

INR 3.9 L (based on 116 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 79
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 54
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GRE: 291
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GMAT: 510
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SAT: 1028
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ACT: 42
Part Time Work
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Post Study Work Permit
Permitted

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Cost of Visa ApplicationUSD 160 = INR 13,193.6
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Stanford University FAQs

Q. Can a student study at Stanford for free?

A. Stanford University is committed to meeting the financial needs of all admitted students (regardless of citizenship) who have requested financial aid during the application process. Candidates can check the Stanford Financial aid website, here https://financialaid.stanford.edu/. However, a 100% scholarship for international students is next to impossible.

Q. Is Stanford University an Ivy League school?

A. Stanford University is not technically part of the Ivy League schools, but the university tends to enjoy a similar reputation and social status among students. Candidates can know all about Ivy League universities on our website.

Q. What is the Stanford University acceptance rate?

A. For the Class of 2021, 44,073 students applied to Stanford University of which 2,050 students were accepted, yielding an overall Stanford University acceptance rate of 4.7%.

Q. What is Stanford University best known for?

A. The most popular courses at Stanford University include, Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services; Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies; and Engineering courses.

Q. Does Stanford University require SAT scores?

A. The SAT or the ACT is required for all undergraduate applicants. The university does not accept alternate exam scores in lieu of either the ACT or the SAT. If no sittings of these tests are offered in your country, you may request a testing waiver.

Q. what is the cost of studying at Stanford University?

A. The cost of studying at Stanford would entirely depend on your preferred course. Candidates can check out the Stanford Courses and Fees on our website. The cost of studying at Stanford University would look something like this:

Stanford University Fee

Budget Item

2021-2022 Academic Year

Tuition

55,473

Room and Board

17,860

Student Fees Allowance

2,010

Books and Supplies Allowance

1,305

Personal Expenses Allowance

2,250

Travel

Varies

Total

$78,898

Is Stanford University better than Harvard University?

Candidates can check out the university comparison between Stanford vs Harvard on our website and decide for themselves.

Q. Is Stanford University a private university?

A. Established in 1885, Stanford University is a private institution.

Q. How can I get admission to Stanford after completing my 12th?

A. The application process is the same for all applicants regardless of citizenship or country of residence. Candidates looking to apply to Stanford University can visit our Admissions FAQs.

Q. Does Stanford University provide assistance with placements for graduating candidates?

A. Yes. Stanford University has a very robust placement cell in place to help candidates find the perfect job opportunity. Candidates can also check out the university employment report on the official university website or else visit our website.

Q. What is the average salary of a Stanford graduate?

A. Stanford University Jobs by Salary

Job Title

Range

Average

Software Engineer

$83k - $149k

$118,694

Mechanical Engineer

$74k - $127k

$92,714

Data Scientist

$95k - $145k

$119,551

Senior Product Manager

$93k - $172k

$145,462

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

$110k - $400k

$187,818

Senior Software Engineer

$110k - $185k

$160,064

Research Scientist

$84k - $152k

$110,489

Location
University CityStanford, California, USA
Size of citySmall
Population of City13,809
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanford,_California

Contact Details

Address

450 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305, USA

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Email

gradadmissions@stanford.edu

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