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Stanford University

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Sports Stanford University In 1876, former California Governor Leland Stanford purchased 650 acres of Rancho San Francisquito for a country home and began the development of his famous Palo Alto Stock Farm History On October 1, 1891, Stanford University opened its doors after six years of planning and building The first student body consisted of 555 men and women, and the original faculty of 15 was expanded to 49 for the second year. The university’s first president was David Starr Jordan, a graduate of Cornell David Starr Jordan west.stanford.edu de.wikipedia.org The ACT Plus Writing or the SAT (Critical Reading, Math and Writing) is required. Required Test/ Required Score Future Study Law Education studio-hinrichs.com Required Gpa Score: 2330-2040 Average SAT scores 31-34 Average ACT scores Volleyball
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Baseball raritanvalleyrowing.com compasssailing.com avca.org Academics Three of Stanford University’s seven schools offer undergraduate and graduate coursework.
Graduate programs include the highly ranked School of Education, School of Engineering, Law School, School of Medicine, and the top-ranked Graduate School of Business
Stanford has a number of well-known theatrical and musical groups, including the Ram’s Head Theatrical Society and the Mendicants, an all-male a capella group
Ranked 3rd in Law School. Stanford offers three undergraduate degree—Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Bachelor of Sciences (B.S.), and Bachelor of Arts and Sciences (B.A.S.) Stanford, CA four-year undergraduate degree and three years of law school 1 class in 3 different areas, for a total of 3 courses. Frosh, orentation held every year. Student Social Housing Multiple mentors - Pre- Major Advisors, Academic Directors, and other UAR advisors in the AARC and Sweet Hall On-campus housing varies No dorm based suppourt is offered On-campus housing varies No dorm based support is offered Student Body & Diversity There are ten undergraduate residence halls at Stanford stanford.edu stanford.edu Stanford’s undergraduates come from all 50 states and more than 60 nations Diversity More than half of Stanford undergraduates are students of color Ranks among the top 5 U.S research Universities with highest African American student graduation rates Ranked among the top 10 colleges in America for Latina/o students. Enrolls one of the largest percentages of American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian students in the U.S. approximately 15% of the campus is defined as low-income students. On the other hand, almost half of Stanford’s students come from families making more than $300,000 dollars a year scopeblog.stanford.edu Law Specialty Challenging academic curriculum and program are considered among the best in the country Sergey Brin and Larry Page Networking Only students with the highest GPA’s, 3.8 or higher, are considered for admittance 31st president of the United States Herbert Hoover founded Google, the Internet search engine In 1995, Larry Page and Sergey Brin met at Stanford University as graduate students in computer science. Co-founder of Gap, Inc., American retail giant. Doris Fisher In 1972, she graduated from Stanford with a degree in English Received his B.A. in geology in 1895



For upperclassmen, it is very rare to have a class that has more than 30 people
Most classes are very small
With an approximate 5.9 to 1 student-to-faculty ratio, Stanford emphasizes close interaction with faculty. If a desired class isn't offered, you can work with a department and an adviser to start a new class. School Size Stanford is known for its great academics. Reputation Location About $477 plus tax and fees, for a round about ticket for a one weekend.(Airplane) About, $283.61 to drive In a suburban area The Bay Area To the west of the University’s 8,180-acre campus
Consists of the Santa Cruz Mountains and Pacific Ocean, and to the east San Francisco Bay
Known as The Peninsula , the area is rich in natural beauty, culture, and entertainment Palo Alto Although the University is virtually a community unto itself and even has its own zip code—94305—it calls the City of Palo Alto home
Downtown Palo Alto is a short walk from campus and includes many attractions, as well as many shops and restaurants Mild climate
Protected from the chilly summer coastal fog by the Santa Cruz Mountains to the west
Summer daytime temperatures typically in the 70s and low 80s, with an occasional brief heat wave
Fall is temperate
Winter daytime temperatures are usually in the 50s and 60s
Rain is rare during the summer; the “rainy season” usually begins in the late fall and continues into the spring. Climate/ Region Map Campus sanfrancisco.about.com universitiesnews.com gsb.stanford.edu city-data.com Social Atmosphere The campus is beautiful, the atmosphere is relaxed, and the quality of education is top notch.
On the negative side, Palo Alto shuts down around 6 pm, the campus is like a bubble that people refuse to leave, there is little or no social life outside the greek system Logging more than 96,000 volunteer hours, over 3,000 Stanford students engage in many public and community service outreach initiatives each year
The Haas Center for Public Service serves as a central resource for service opportunities, a national model for the integration of academic and service activities offering more than 600 volunteer, internship and research opportunities Across the Farm, Greeks are involved and active!
Greeks write honors theses.
Greeks sit on the ASSU Senate.
Greeks are in the Women's Center.
Greeks are on the courts of Maples Pavilion—cheering and shouting
Greeks study at Stanford in Oxford.
Greeks tutor the elementary schools of local communities
Greeks perform with Ram's Head Greek Life sa.utep.edu 30 Club Sports teams compete in intercollegiate competitions at the highest level. Clubs Over 50+ clubs offered on and off campus Ex. Sports Management Club Soccer Club Texas Club Rigorous, but it's not competitive at all.
There's a strong emphasis on supporting each other in the Stanford culture.
You'll likely find yourself in close-knit study groups for your harder classes. Academic Atmosphere Known for being laid back and not cut throat, More than 690 major buildings
There are 850 owner-occupied housing units
628 rental units for faculty and staff 40 hours away, and about 2,444 miles from Columbus, Ga Some of the common sterotypes includes: Everyone plays an instrument
Everyone speaks multiple languages
Everyone is rich
Everyone looks down on Cal/public school students
Everyone has founded a company
Everyone knows famous people/is related to someone famous
Everyone is good-looking It depends on how much Pell and the scholarships that I may recieve covers. Financial situation May qualify for one or more of these federal or state grants as part of your need-based financial aid award:
Federal Pell Grant
Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (SEOG)
Federal Academic Competitiveness Grant
National SMART Grant The federal Direct loan is the most widely-used loan for college students and is available to both graduate and undergraduate students.
two types of federal Direct loans and your eligibility for both is determined using your financial aid application. Individual scholarship eligibility is determined by subtracting your family contribution and other aid funds from the total student budget. Housing for a 1 apartment 1 bath ranges from $500-$5,000 Aid is awarded on the basis of demonstrated need and is provided through a combination of tuition fellowships, government guaranteed loans, private loans, and university loans appropriate to the circumstances of each student The End facebook.com No minimum GPA requirement Highest GPA accepted is 4.0 Very diverse college so they consider everything collegeprowler.com. "Stanford University." 26 Sept. 2012. Web. Works Cited rankingandreviews.com "Stanford University." 27 Sept. 2012. Web. collegecrunch.org."Top 20 Law Schools of 2009." 13 March 2009. Web. 3 0ct. 2012 stanford.edu. "Stanford University." Ed. Donna Lovell. 15 Oct. 2012. Web. Tuition & Expenses
Tuition (Out of State) $36,798
Room & Board (On Campus) $11,182
Books & Supplies $1,455
Other Expenses $2,325

Total $51,760 Undergrads Receiving Any Aid 72%

Undergrads Receiving School Grant 48%

Average Amount of School Grant $22,691 Financial Aid zachsanderson.com Campus consist of 8,180 acres Near Palo Alto. It is situated in the northwestern Silicon Valley, approximately 20 miles northwest of San Jose and 37 miles southeast of San Francisco. Is an American private research university located in Stanford, California near Palo Alto. Fun Fact Stanford is the alma mater of 30 living billionaires, 17 astronauts, and one of the leading producers of members of the United States Congress. Stanford faculty and alumni have founded many prominent companies including Google, Hewlett-Packard, Nike, Sun Microsystems, and Yahoo!. Student- Alumni networking events are held frequently New York Finance & Investment Club- help connect Stanford alumni in NYC who are pursuing careers in finance and investment through networking and industry events Financial Services- This group is for alumni involved in the financial services industry. It is intended to provide networking, career opportunities, and social opportunities for this community
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