Stanford, CA 94305 – 3005

If you’re looking for an Eastern counterpart to Stanford, think Duke with a touch of MIT mixed in. Stanford’s big-time athletics, preprofessional feel, and laid-back atmosphere set it apart from Ivy League competitors. In contrast to the hurly-burly of Bay Area rival Berkeley, Stanford;s aura is upscale, spacious, and green. Bring your bike and a pair of sunglassses, and leave yout ego behind.

The differences between Stanford and other institutions it competes against for the country’s top high school seniors are evident everywhere, from the architecture to the curriculum. The school’s mission-style buildings look outward to the world at large, rather than inward to ivy-covered. And unlike its Colonial-era predecessors, Stanford-founded in 1855 by Leland and Jane Stanford in memory of their son Leland Jr – has been co-ed from the beginning.

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Location : Suburban
Total Enrollment : 16. 145
Undergraduate : 7.056
Male/ Female : 50/50
SAT Ranges : ERW 690-760 M 700-780
ACT Ranges : 32-35
Financial Aid : 84%
Pell Grant : 13%
Expense : Pr $ $ $
Student Loans : 18%
Average Debt : $
Applicants : 44.073
Accepted : 5%
Enrolled: 82%
Grad in 6 years : 94%
Returning Freshmen : 98%

Strong Programs:
Computer Science
Human Biology
Management Science and Engineering
Public Policy