Stanford University

California ,  United States

In Stanford, California, a private research university is known as Stanford University or Leland Stanford Junior University.

The campus is one of the largest in the United States, covering 8,180 acres and housing over 17,000 students.

Leland and Jane Stanford created Stanford University in honour of their only child, Leland Stanford in 1885.

Three undergraduate schools with 40 academic departments and four professional schools with graduate programmes.

US News says that Stanford is the "most selective" school because only 4% of applicants get in.

One of the most prestigious research and educational institutions is Stanford University .

Nearly half of Stanford undergraduates get need-based help. There is no tuition or room and board for low-income families with normal assets.

Stanford has consistently ranked among the top 10 universities, earning a reputation as one of the nation's finest educational institutions.