Stanford University

english and literature

2ndQS World Ranking

Stanford University Background

Stanford University was established in 1885 and opened in 1891 in Stanford, California. Situated between San Francisco and San Jose it is the part of the California Silicon valley, which is home to companies like Google, Yahoo and Hewlett-Packard that were started by the Stanford Alumni.

Stanford University Programs and Courses

It is organized into a total of seven schools- Business, Humanities and Sciences, Earth Sciences, Education, Engineering, Medicine and Law.  The university is known for its STEM, Law and Business programs.

Stanford has more than 16,400 students enrolled of which about 7,000 are enrolled in undergraduate programs and about 9,300 in graduate programs. Stanford has a student to faculty ratio of 4:1 and has about 2,180 faculty members.  Currently Stanford has 19 Nobel laureates as a part of its community. 

Stanford University USP

It’s the spirit of interdisciplinary exploration that has fuelled many scientific breakthroughs and technological advances. A few examples include laser fix for detached retinas, digital music, DNA synthesis, first adult human heart transplant, GPS co-invention, Transmission Control Protocol among many other such path breaking innovations and discoveries.

Stanford University Rankings and Tuition 

Stanford University's ranking in the 2019 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 7. Its tuition and fees are $51,354 (2018-19).

Stanford University Notable Alumni

Notable Alumni of the University include Tiger Woods (American professional golfer), Sundar Pichai (Chief executive officer of Google Inc), Reese Witherspoon (American actress, producer, and entrepreneur)

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English

The joint major is structured to let students thoughtfully explore the intersection of Computer Science and literary studies

Three (3) Letters of Recommendation,Essay, College transcripts

Teacher, counsellor, mentor, guide, researcher

NA

English

The joint major program (JMP) permits students to major in both Computer Science and one of ten Humanities majors.

Three (3) Letters of Recommendation,Essay, College transcripts

Teacher, Researcher, Linguist, Consultant

NA

English

While it seeks to prepare its students for reading and research in the languages and histories of different societies and periods, it is also dedicated to their critical and cultural analysis.

Letters of recommendation from two teachers, Midyear Transcript, Extracurricular Involvement, Common Application, Official testing (SAT/ACT) from college board, Official transcript.

Teacher, Consultant, Researcher, Cultural Analyst.

2nd Jan

English

While it seeks to prepare its students for reading and research in the languages and histories of different societies and periods, it is also dedicated to their critical and cultural analysis.

Letters of recommendation from two teachers, Midyear Transcript, Extracurricular Involvement, Common Application, Official testing (SAT/ACT) from college board, Official transcript.

Teacher, Consultant, Researcher, Cultural Analyst.

2nd Jan

English

It is designed for the students from related fields, such as Modern Thought and Literature, Comparative Literature, and American Studies, if they have fulfilled the requirements for the B.A. in English.

Three (3) Letters of Recommendation,Essay, College transcripts

Teacher, counsellor, mentor, guide, researcher

NA

a) Common Application or Coalition Application

b) $90 application fee or fee waiver request

c) Official high school transcript, School report and Midyear transcript

d) Letters of recommendation (Two teacher, One counselor)

e) Official SAT/ACT scores

f) Typical SAT scores: Math-700+, Critical Reading-700+, Writing-700+, ACT Composite: (30-36)

g) Average GPA 4.0

h) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English.

i) Acceptance rate: 4.8% (2016)

Requirements may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: $52,855

Graduate: Fees vary for each program

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at Stanford University is $18,560 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: May 1

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program.

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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University Stats

16430

Students

7060

Undergraduates

9365

Postgraduate

2220

Faculty Strength

7

Student Faculty Ratio

5
%

Acceptance Rate

$
52855

Tuition Fees

$
18560

Living Cost

$
3150

Other Fees

3.95

Avg. GPA

37

Avg. IB

95
%

Avg. Percentage

* All cost are in USD