PROGRAMS AND RANKINGS

Stanford University

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Carnegie Classification

Comprehensive doctoral with medical/veterinary

Campus Setting

Suburb: large

Religious Affiliation

None

Size
Source: IPEDS, 2007

Undergraduates

6,584

Graduate Students

12,160

Professional School Students

1,038

Undergraduate Selectivity
Source: IPEDS, 2009

Applicants

30,429

Accepted

2,426

Acceptance Rate

8%

SAT Math, 25th / 75th Percentile

680 / 780

SAT Verbal, 25th / 75th Percentile

660 / 760

Rankings of graduate programs from the latest National Research Council study.

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Art History

Ranked from 20-47 out of 58 peer programs

Classics

Ranked from 1-4 out of 31 peer programs

Comparative Literature

Ranked from 1-13 out of 46 peer programs

Drama

Ranked from 2-5 out of 27 peer programs

English

Ranked from 2-4 out of 119 peer programs

French

Ranked from 1-4 out of 43 peer programs

German Studies

Ranked from 3-15 out of 29 peer programs

History

Ranked from 9-20 out of 137 peer programs

Music

Ranked from 18-39 out of 62 peer programs

Philosophy

Ranked from 3-10 out of 90 peer programs

Religious Studies

Ranked from 9-22 out of 40 peer programs

Spanish

Ranked from 2-12 out of 60 peer programs

Biochemistry

Ranked from 5-29 out of 157 peer programs

Biological Sciences

Ranked from 8-25 out of 121 peer programs

Biophysics

Ranked from 1-14 out of 157 peer programs

Cancer Biology

Ranked from 4-30 out of 122 peer programs

Developmental Biology

Ranked from 2-11 out of 122 peer programs

Genetics

Ranked from 1-5 out of 65 peer programs

Neurosciences

Ranked from 1-13 out of 94 peer programs

Chemistry

Ranked from 5-15 out of 178 peer programs

Computer Science

Ranked from 1-2 out of 127 peer programs

Geophysics

Ranked from 6-23 out of 141 peer programs

Mathematics

Ranked from 2-5 out of 127 peer programs

Physics

Ranked from 7-35 out of 161 peer programs

Statistics

Ranked from 1-1 out of 61 peer programs

Economics

Ranked from 10-14 out of 117 peer programs

Linguistics

Ranked from 7-20 out of 52 peer programs

Political Science

Ranked from 1-1 out of 105 peer programs

Psychology

Ranked from 2-8 out of 236 peer programs

Sociology

Ranked from 9-23 out of 118 peer programs