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Stanford University (Stanford; officially Leland Stanford Junior University, colloquially the Farm) is a private research university in Stanford, California, adjacent to Palo Alto and between San Jose and San Francisco. Stanford's undergraduate program is the most selective in the United States. Due to its academic strength, wealth, and proximity to Silicon Valley it is often cited as one of the world's most prestigious universities.
Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.
2020 Best Colleges in America
#2 of 6828
2020 Best Colleges in California
#1 of 703
Best Psychology Colleges & Universities in America
#1 of 1603
The most popular major at Stanford University is Engineering followed by Computer Sciences, Business Management, Social Sciences and Legal.
Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Stanford University within four or six years.
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