Stanford University

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Founded in 1885, The Stanford University is a private research university located in Stanford California United States. The Founders of this University are Leland and Jane Stanford in memory of their Child, Leland Stanford the child had died at the age of 15 in 1884 by typhoid fever. The school was established and admitted its first Students on 1891. The Stanford University has the most Selective undergraduates program in the United States. The current president of the Stanford is Marc Tessier Lavigne and He is the 11th President of the University. The provost of the university is Persis Drell, The chief academic and the graduate school of business, the school of earth, energy and environmental science, the graduate school of education, the school of engineering, school of humanities and sciences, the law school and the school of medicine as other academic programs. Stanford has the Stanford containing studies and Pre collegiate studies. The university offers a huge area of degrees such as B.A, B.S, B.A.S, M.A, M.S, Ph.D., D.M.A, M.D, M.B.A, J.D, J.S.D, L.L.M, M.F.A, M.L.S, M.L.A, and M.P.P, ENG. The Stanford University takes up 8180 acres of San Francisco Peninsula. The University’s endowment is approximately $22.4 billion. Stanford University is basically a research university so that all members of the university are engaged with creating new knowledge. The researches happen in many places such as SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Hoover Instauration, Stanford wood institute for the environment, Stanford humanities center, Stanford Bio-x, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. (FSI)

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