Stanford University

Stanford University is a private research university following the grading system for all its seven schools. The university invites application from international students willing to pursue higher education in USA. Students interested in studying at Stanford need to provide a couple of documents including their passport, J-I/F-I visa stamp, and letter of acceptance at the time of admission.

Facts
Name of the Institution Stanford University
Type of Institution Private
Location California
Courses Offered Undergraduate, Graduate, Masters programs, Courses on continuing studies, professional courses, physical education courses
Departments/ Branches
  • Anesthesia
  • Aeronautics & Astronautics
  • Applied Physics
  • Art & Art History
  • Anthropology
  • Bioengineering
  • Biochemistry
  • Business
  • Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical and Systems Biology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Communication
  • Classics
  • Comparative Medicine
  • Comparative Literature
  • Dermatology
  • Computer Science
  • Drama
  • Developmental Biology
  • Economics
  • East Asian Languages and Cultures
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Education
  • English
  • Energy Resources Engineering
  • Environmental Earth System Science
  • Genetics
  • French and Italian
  • Geophysics
  • Geological & Environmental Sciences
  • Health Research & Policy
  • German Studies
  • Iberian & Latin American Cultures
  • History
  • Law
  • Materials Science & Engineering
  • Management Science & Engineering
  • Linguistics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology & Immunology
  • Medicine
  • Music
  • Molecular & Cellular Physiology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurology & Neurological Sciences
  • Ophthalmology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Otolaryngology (Head and Neck Surgery)
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Pathology
  • Particle Physics & Astrophysics
  • Philosophy
  • Pediatrics
  • Photon Science
  • Political Science
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Religious Studies
  • Radiology
  • Sociology
  • Slavic Languages and Literature
  • Structural Biology
  • Statistics
  • Surgery
  • Urology

Schools
  • Business
  • Education
  • Earth Sciences
  • Humanities & Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Law
  • Medicine

Admission Procedure/ Eligibility Criteria Undergraduate

  • Applicants need to submit their Stanford supplement and common application online. International applicants need to submit their grades and marks related information along with their application form. Non-English speaking applicants must have a minimum fluency level in English in order to apply for the undergraduate program. The university also considers SAT/ACT/TOEFL/IELTS scores prior to granting admission to the applicants.

Graduate

With more than 65 departments, the application procedure differs from one department to the other.

Scholarships Undergraduate

Financial aid for international students are limited and granted on the basis of need of the applicant. In order to apply for the financial aid, international students need to submit the following documents along with their application form:

  • CSS profile
  • International student financial aid application
  • International student certification of finances

Fee Structure
  • Undergraduate: $13,350
  • SchoolofMedicine(M.D. Program-2011 and beyond): $15,248
  • SchoolofMedicine(M.D. Program-FY 2010 and earlier): $16,074
  • Graduate (8-10 units): $8,680
  • Graduate (11-18 units): $13,350
  • Graduate engineering (8-10 units): $9,240
  • Graduate engineering (11-18 units): $14,220
  • GraduateSchoolof Business (MBA 1st Year): $18,400
  • GraduateSchoolof Business (MBA 2nd Year): $17,706
  • StanfordLawSchool: $15,820

Examinations & Results The university follows a grading system.
Established in the Year 1891
Website http://www.stanford.edu/
Facts & Figures
  • CantorCenter( in-house museum of the University) is a must watch
  • The university is home to over 20 libraries which houses a 8 million volumes and online collections of books
  • Club sports facilities available for students
  • Biking is a viable mode of transportation to get around the university campus.
Events
  • Stanford Lively Arts performances
  • Black Graduation Celebration
  • Blackfest
  • Academic and Community award ceremony

Distance learning Graduate certificate courses in:

  • Biodesign
  • Data mining and applications
  • Mining Massive Data sets
  • International security

Professional certificate courses in:

  • IT Benchmarking
  • Advanced Computer Security
  • Advanced Project Management
  • Strategic Decision and Risk Management
  • Stanford – IATA Aviation Management
  • Sustainable Energy Conversion and Storage Certificate

Master’s degree in:

  • Biomedical Informatics
  • Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computational and Mathematical Engineering
  • Management Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Statistics

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