- Located near bustling San Francisco
- Extremely low student-teacher ratio and small class sizes
- Highly selective
The Bottom Line
- Stanford University, founded in 1885 and located in California’s Bay Area, emphasizes multidisciplinary approaches to teaching and research through small class sizes and a highly accessible faculty.
Getting in to Stanford is extremely challenging. The school is
highly selective, with an admission rate of 7.1 percent and an
early acceptance rate of 12.6 percent. Academic excellence is the
primary requirement for admission, although the school states that
there are no specific GPA or...