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Trisha Gomez

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Stanford University
Shannon Connors & Trisha Gomez
Specific Information
Admission Requirements
& Cost
Tuition & Fees
Financial Aid Availability
Student Diversity
Faculty &Famous Alumni
Extracurricular Activities &
Athletic Programs
School History
General Information
*Acreage: 8,180
-2/3 is undeveloped

*Student to Faculty:
-5 to 1
- 76% of classes have 19 students or less

*Private School
Founded & established by Leland & Jane Stanford in 1891; it was named after their only son, Leland Stanford Jr., who died in 1884 before his 16th birthday.

The motto of Stanford University, is "Die Luft der Freiheit weht." Translated from the German language, this quotation from Ulrich von Hutten means, "The wind of freedom blows."

The mascot of Stanford University is the
Stanford Tree
David Starr Jordan,
app. President of Stanford in 1891, said,
-Club -NCAA Division I -NCAA Division IA
-Intercollegiate -Intramural -Scholarship
*GPA: No minimum required, although 4.0 or higher have the highest percent of admitted class

*SAT: The test score of the average percent for all scores of admitted class is 700-799
( I.E. Critical Reading, Writing, and Math)

*ACT: The test score of the average percent for all scores of admitted class is 30-36

*Tuition and Fees: $41,250

*Room and Board: $12,721

*Campus Health Service Fee: $537

*Personal: $2,400

*Books and Supplies: $1,500

*Orientation Fee: $438
-For first year only

*Cost of Attendance in total: $58,536
Period: 3
Academic Profile
Entrance Difficulty:
Most Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1310 on the SAT I or over 29 on the ACT; about 30% or fewer of all applicants accepted.
Directions From Saugus High School
(331 miles,
5 hours 42 minutes)
Works Cited
-Scholarships & Grants
-Non-Need Awards

*Forms Required:
-FAFSA: Free
-CSS/Financial Aid Profile:
$25 for first college
$16 each additional
1. Head southeast 0.3 mi
2. Turn right onto Centurion Way 0.1 mi
3. Take the 1st right onto Bouquet Canyon Rd 2.0 mi
4. Turn right onto Valencia Blvd 0.8 mi
5. Turn right onto Magic Mountain Pkwy 1.9 mi
6. Merge onto I-5 N via the ramp to CA-126 W/​Sacramento 233 mi
7. Take exit 403B to merge onto CA-152 W/​CA-33 N toward Gilroy/​Hollister/​San Jose
Continue to follow CA-152 W 38.3 mi
8. Continue onto Ferguson Rd 1.6 mi
9. Continue straight onto Leavesley Rd 2.2 mi
10. Merge onto US-101 N via the ramp to San Jose 18.8 mi
11. Slight right onto CA-85 N (signs for Cupertino/​Mtn View) 18.3 mi
12. Take exit 19 toward San Francisco 1.1 mi
13. Merge onto I-280 N 9.3 mi
14. Take exit 22 for Alpine Rd toward Portola Valley 0.3 mi
15. Turn right onto Alpine Rd 1.1 mi
16. Turn right onto G5/​Junipero Serra Blvd 0.6 mi
17. Turn left onto Campus Drive 1.1 mi
18. Turn right onto Roth Way 0.2 mi
19. Turn right onto Palm Dr
Destination will be on the right 0.2 mi
Visitors to Stanford are often surprised by the area’s mild climate. Protected from the chilly summer coastal fog by the Santa Cruz Mountains to the west, Palo Alto enjoys summer daytime temperatures typically in the 70s and low 80s, with an occasional brief heat wave. Fall is also quite 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.
What Kind of Weather to Expect at Stanford?
Living and Studying
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
reports Stanford in Top Five United States research universities with highest African America graduation rates
Campus Pride's LGBT - Friendly Campus Climate
Five Star Rating
Community Centers
-Asian America Activity Center
-Black Community Service Center
-LGBT Community Resource Center
-Women's Community Center
-Bechtel International Center
-Native American Cultural Center
-El Centro Chicano
-Office for Religious Life
There are over thirty religious groups represented at Stanford University
"Mr. Stanford wants me to get the best.
He wants no ornamental or idle professors."
At Stanford Today:
There are 1,934 faculty members
-513 app. to endowed chairs
-29 have won Noble Prizes (since founded)
-55% have earned tenure
Special Programs
Stanford offers double majors, ESL, Honors Programs, Independent Study, Internships, Student-Designed Majors, Exchange Student Program, Study Abroad,
Distance Learning and Minors.
-Quarter System
Stanford has six levels in Sports:
Random Facts:
-35 Varsity Teams -Member of NCAA
-Team Name is Cardinal
Sports both Men and Women can play at NCAA Division I Level:
-Basketball -Cross-Country -Fencing -Golf -Gymnastics
-Soccer -Swimming -Tennis -Track -Volleyball -Water Polo
Olympic Achievements:
Stanford has won 127 Olympic Medals
-59 Gold -44 Silver -24 Bronze
Silicon Valley
Home to Yahoo!, Google, Hewlett-Packard, and many other cutting-edge companies that were started by and continue to be led by Stanford alumni and faculty.

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.
Stanford University‎
450 Serra Mall
Stanford, CA 94305
(650) 723-2300
Classes Offered
-Stanford provides the basic furniture in rooms and most apartments; your own creativity will make your dorm your home.
-Living with a roommate will also be an important part of your living experience at Stanford. A good relationship with your roommate will help you feel at home, and make it easier for you to focus on your studies.
-Every Stanford "home" includes indoor and outdoor common areas where you can relax, study, and host events.
-Fraternities and sororities have been a part of Stanford since 1891; there are nine on campus: six fraternities and three sororities.

-Studying at Stanford is easy, and there is an abundance of ways to research any topics; Stanford has plenty of research centers for you to look into, and it also has large libraries that contain a plethora of book collections.
Stanford offers classes ranging from
"A" through "Z."

Its main courses/departments are business, earth sciences, education, engineering, humanities and sciences, law, and medicine.
Stanford University‎
450 Serra Mall
Stanford, CA 94305
(650) 723-2300
Shannon Connors &
Trisha Gomez
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