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Stanford University

Stanford, California, United States
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University of Stanford was founded in 1885 by a former Governor of California and his wife in honour of their daughter who had passed. The university covers 8180 acres of land and is situated in heart of Silicon Valley, a region known for its high-tech and innovation-run industries.

Stanford University has some notable alumni, including Larry Page and Sergey Brin (co-founders of Google), Reed Hastings (co-founder of Netflix), and former U.S. Presidents Herbert Hoover and John F. Kennedy.

Computer Science Department at Stanford University is running since 1965. Since then, strong research groups exist in areas of artificial intelligence, robotics, foundations of computer science, scientific computing, and systems.

Computer Science
Bachelor degrees
Master degrees
PhD & Doctoral degrees

Quick Facts

#5 QS World University Rankings 2024

#3 QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023: Computer Science and Information Systems

#3 THE (Times Higher Education) World University Rankings 2023

WASC Senior College and University Admission Accreditation

Are there any scholarships? Yes
To which regions available? Global
Full Tuition Fee Scholarship? Yes
Is there any accommodation? Yes
To which regions is accommodation available? All
What type of accommodation is it? University owned