Stanford University

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Stanford University Reviews

Based on 64 Reviews
450 Serra Mall Stanford, CA
College Review
Career PreparationA
Students and CultureA-
FacilitiesA+
Activities and GroupsA
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Excellent
Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Stanford University

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/space Engineering
57
0
8
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
25
11
Biomedical Sciences, General
3
Chemical Engineering
39
39
0
23
Civil Engineering, General
13
178
5
24
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
42
209
3
79
Engineering, Other
136
22
0
5
Engineering/industrial Management
63
150
19
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering
5
Industrial and Product Design
3
Materials Engineering
10
30
0
22
Mechanical Engineering
79
160
0
42
Petroleum Engineering
0
11
0
2
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African Studies
3
African-American/black Studies
5
American Indian/native American Studies
1
American/united States Studies/civilization
8
Anthropology
17
8
6
Archeology
3
Area Studies, Other
4
4
2
Asian-American Studies
1
Chinese Language and Literature
2
4
0
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
14
1
7
Cognitive Science
38
4
Comparative Literature
7
1
2
East Asian Studies
0
34
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
10
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/chicano Studies
0
History, General
36
16
12
Humanities/humanistic Studies
0
0
2
International Relations and Affairs
63
25
Latin American Studies
0
10
Linguistics
7
6
5
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other
0
0
Philosophy
16
2
8
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
1
Political Science and Government, General
44
7
10
Psychology, General
68
13
10
Public Policy Analysis, General
23
25
Religion/religious Studies
0
5
1
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
0
0
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies
3
Science, Technology and Society
99
Sociology
12
14
10
Urban Studies/affairs
8
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry
1
3
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other
0
9
Biology/biological Sciences, General
97
13
26
Biophysics
0
4
Cell Physiology
0
2
Chemistry, General
13
6
24
Computational and Applied Mathematics
25
12
Developmental Biology and Embryology
0
6
Epidemiology
11
0
Financial Mathematics
4
Geological and Earth Sciences/geosciences, Other
6
10
0
16
Geology/earth Science, General
30
19
Geophysics and Seismology
1
9
13
Human Biology
185
Human/medical Genetics
6
5
Mathematics, General
36
3
10
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other
6
Neuroscience
2
11
Oncology and Cancer Biology
0
11
Physics, General
21
4
21
Physics, Other
9
13
Statistics, General
48
3
Structural Biology
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General
396
15
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
89
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
4
Economics, General
98
15
29
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
217
187
31
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Mathematics, Other
31
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
6
5
5
Art/art Studies, General
0
0
1
Biology Teacher Education
7
Chemistry Teacher Education
4
Chinese Language and Literature
2
4
0
Earth Science Teacher Education
1
Education, General
92
41
Elementary Education and Teaching
23
English Language and Literature, General
51
15
9
English Language and Literature/letters, Other
0
0
4
English/language Arts Teacher Education
15
Foreign Language Teacher Education
2
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
0
French Language and Literature
7
2
3
French Language Teacher Education
1
German Language and Literature
2
1
3
History Teacher Education
0
Italian Language and Literature
0
0
1
Japanese Language and Literature
2
2
0
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies
12
Mathematics Teacher Education
11
Physics Teacher Education
1
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
0
0
Russian Language and Literature
3
2
3
Social Science Teacher Education
16
Spanish Language and Literature
3
0
2
Spanish Language Teacher Education
6
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Advanced Legal Research/studies, General
70
5
Law
194
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Immunology
0
7
Medical Informatics
11
7
Medicine
79
Public Health, General
5
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communication and Media Studies, Other
26
40
3
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Cinematography and Film/video Production
9
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General
4
0
2
Film/cinema/video Studies
4
Fine/studio Arts, General
4
5
Music Theory and Composition
1
Music, General
16
13
5
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other
13
6
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
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Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Stanford University

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering/industrial Management
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Informatics

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

School Accreditation Information
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (Vaden Health Center)
Professional Psychology (RPSY) - Postdoctoral residency programs (Department of Psychiatry - Clinical Child Psychology Program)
Professional Psychology (RPSY) - Postdoctoral residency programs (Department of Psychiatry - Clinical Psychology Program)
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
Alumni & Student Reviews
A Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 16 Reviews
Alumni
history, Class of 1972
a degree and connections to graduate school departments
Rated January 2016
Alumni
AB, Class of 1980
large network of alumni career counseling
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA, American Studies, Class of 1997
many networking opportunities including relationships and guest lecturers with prominent figures in various industries
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 1990
Alumni Career Center Frequent networking events for alumni
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA, human biology, Class of 1974
I don't know, it's been so long.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Anthropology, Class of 1983
I don't know what it provides now but career help was pretty limited back then.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Human Biology , Class of 1990
Internship as part of my major
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor of Arts, Class of 1985
Individually designed majors; vast alumni network; research opportunities
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biological science, Class of 2006
Career center, advisors, research opportunities, small class sizes
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Sociology, Class of 1989
They offer a career counseling center.
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 16 Reviews
Alumni
history, Class of 1972
full of itself
Rated January 2016
Alumni
AB, Class of 1980
invested in their education and future stressful
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA, American Studies, Class of 1997
rich, mostly white, neoliberal
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 1990
Elite, snobby
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA, human biology, Class of 1974
Laid back but competitive as well. Everyone is very smart.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Anthropology, Class of 1983
That was a long time ago. Lot of frat boys.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Human Biology , Class of 1990
Diverse, very intelligent and inquisitive
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor of Arts, Class of 1985
Extremely diverse and many opportunities to get involved in civic, community, and church organizations. This also includes leadership opportunities in student government.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biological science, Class of 2006
Fantastic
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Sociology, Class of 1989
Very diverse and intense
Rated January 2016
A+ Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 16 Reviews
Alumni
history, Class of 1972
expensive and expansive
Rated January 2016
Alumni
AB, Class of 1980
high tech computer labs older dorms for freshmen variety of dining halls
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA, American Studies, Class of 1997
some of the best in the nation
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 1990
World class, cutting edge, exemplary
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA, human biology, Class of 1974
Excellent
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Anthropology, Class of 1983
Good facilities
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Human Biology , Class of 1990
Great
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor of Arts, Class of 1985
The very best.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biological science, Class of 2006
World class
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Sociology, Class of 1989
The dorms are ok, the other facilities are quite nice.
Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 16 Reviews
Alumni
history, Class of 1972
sex
Rated January 2016
Alumni
AB, Class of 1980
Unique - the band popular - acting, community service, athletics (NCAA, club and intermural
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA, American Studies, Class of 1997
sports, performing arts,
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 1990
Culturally based groups
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA, human biology, Class of 1974
acapella singing groups
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Anthropology, Class of 1983
I don't know, that was 35 years ago.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Human Biology , Class of 1990
Sports, music
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor of Arts, Class of 1985
Student government; fraternities and sororities
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biological science, Class of 2006
Too many to name
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Sociology, Class of 1989
Multiple activities are encouraged and therefore unique.
Rated January 2016