Stanford UniversityJuly 29, 2020 2021-05-31 13:07
Stanford is located on 8,180 acres in the center of the San Francisco Peninsula and is 35 miles south of San Francisco and 20 miles north of San Jose, Stanford University is in the heart of Northern California’s "Silicon Valley,” home to Yahoo!, Alphabet, HP Inc. PayPal etc were started or cofounded Stanford alumni and faculty.
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With an approximate 5-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio, Stanford emphasizes close student and faculty interaction. Stanford offers three undergraduate degrees: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Sciences and Bachelor of Arts and Sciences. Each is designed to achieve balance between depth of knowledge acquired through specialization and breadth of knowledge gained through exploration. Three of Stanford’s seven schools award undergraduate degrees: Humanities and Sciences; Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences; and Engineering. Undergraduates complete at least 180 units, including major courses, writing and rhetoric requirements, and one year of a foreign language. Undergraduates also experience Thinking Matters, a one-quarter course for first-year students; and Ways of Thinking, Ways of Doing, eleven courses in eight subject areas, including aesthetic and interpretive inquiry, applied quantitative reasoning, creative expression, engaging diversity, ethical reasoning, formal reasoning, scientific method, and analysis and social inquiry.
Evan Spiegel, the co-founder and CEO of Snapchat, runs his multi-billion dollar company with a former fraternity brother, Bobby Murphy
Tiger Woods' golf career was already off to an impressive start while he was a student at Stanford University, where he won numerous awards.
Google CEO Larry Page met his co-founder Sergey Brin in the computer science department at Stanford
Mukesh Ambani is India's richest person and the chairman, managing director, and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Limited
Reed Hastings is best known as the co-founder and CEO of Netflix
General Motors CEO Mary Barra is the first woman to head a Big 8 automaker.
Bill Hewlett and David Packard, co-founders of Hewlett-Packard, met as engineering students at Stanford.
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We review applications holistically , focusing on academic excellence , intellectual vitality , and personal context