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.