Stanford University is a large four-year university in the large suburb of Stanford, CA.
The school is on the quarter calendar system and is a research university with very high research activity.
There are 8,080 undergraduate students and 14,244 graduate students at Stanford University.
The freshman class has 1,672 students.
Students attend full-time.
It is a very selective institution with a low transfer-in rate; 7% of students who apply to Stanford University are admitted and 71% of those admitted students attend the school.
The school has its own library and participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs for those who qualify. Stanford University is in the Pacific-10 Conference.
Most students attend for four or more years and there is a majority graduate and professional student population. Most undergraduates study the arts and sciences.
There is high graduate student coexistence with the undergraduates.
Stanford University's President is John L Hennessy.