Stanford University Stanford University School of Medicine291 Campus Drive Rm LK3C02Li Ka Shing Building, 3rd floorDean's Office, MC 5216Stanford, CA 94305-5101(650) 725-3900 Adelle Kanan
Required Grades and Test Scores All incoming freshmen had a class rank in the top half of their high school graduating class 91% of incoming freshmen had a 3.75 GPA in high school 62% of incoming freshmen had an SAT score between 700 and 800. No students were admitted with an SAT score under 400. 83% of incoming freshmen had an ACT score between 30 and 36. No students were admitted with an ACT score under 18
Advanced Placement • Does offer credit for AP exams. • Does offer placement into higher-level courses for AP exam • For example: • Scores of 4 or 5 in a foreign language AP exam satisfy the Foreign Language requirement • But AP examinations do not satisfy the General Education Requirements • Up to 10 units of credit per discipline is allowed for some of the AP exams
Costs • In-state and out-of-state • $20,750 for tuition • Room and board is $6,360.50 • Books and supplies $750 • Personal expenses $1,200 • Orientation fee is $219 • Campus health service fee is $268.50 • So the total cost (on average) is $29,423
Major I plan to become a doctor, so I would probably choose a biology major such as biology. Stanford offers both Master and Doctorate degrees for this major. Stanford degree requirement is 48 credit hours in the biology department
History Leland Stanford moved to California during the gold rush with his family. He was the leader of the Republican Party, governor of California, and later a senator. His son died so he just decided to memorialize his son’s memory through a university. On October 1, 1891, Stanford University opened with a class of 555 men and women.
Three Interesting Facts Stanford hosted the February United Nations Conference on International Development. High School Musical 3 was filmed at Stanford. Amanda Brown wrote Legally Blond based on her experience at Stanford.
Race Track (It’s not just black and white) More than half of Stanford graduates are colored. Stanford is one of the top five diverse research universities.
Music at Stanford Lessons are offered but you have to audition Musical scholarships are distributed annually There are multiple choral studies In addition, there are a host of instrumental ensembles
Bibliography http://www.stanford.edu/about/history/ http://www.stanford.edu/dept/finaid/undergrad/budget/index.html http://admission.stanford.edu/student/diversity/index.html http://music.stanford.edu/Home/index.html http://talk.collegeconfidential.com/stanford-university/642778-stanford-pop-culture-references-fun-facts.html http://studentaffairs.stanford.edu/registrar/students/ap