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Stanford University

450 Jane Stanford Way

Stanford, CA 94305-2061

United States

Telephone: 650-723-2300

URL: http://www.stanford.edu

Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Barbara Gross Davis

Student Achievement URL:WSCUC Standards require that institutions regularly generate, evaluate, and make public data about student achievement, including measures of retention, and graduation, and evidence of student learning. https://wasc.stanford.edu/student-achievement/overview

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution is in compliance with the Standards. Accredited

Most Recent Commission Action: February 14, 2020

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 1949

Undergraduate FTE: 5,993

Graduate FTE: 8,577

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. Non-Profit

Sponsorship:Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy. No Related Entity

Academic Calendar:The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system. Quarter

Distributes Financial Aid: Yes

RoleNameTitleEmail
Accreditation Liaison OfficerStephanie KalfayanVice Provost for Academic Affairskalfayan@stanford.edu
Board of Directors ChairJeffrey RaikesBoard Chairboardchair@stanford.edu
Chief Academic OfficerPersis DrellProvostpersis@stanford.edu
Chief Executive OfficerMarc Tessier-LavignePresidentpresident@stanford.edu
Chief Financial OfficerRandall LivingstonVice President for Business Affairs & Chief Financial Officerlivingston@stanford.edu
Director Institutional ResearchCorrie PotterAssociate Vice Provost and Directorcjpotter@stanford.edu
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
00130500Stanford UniversityStanfordMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Advanced Software Systems Grad. Cert.Non-degree2016Distance Education
Aeronautics and AstronauticsBachelors2016On-Site
Aeronautics and AstronauticsResearch Doctorate1959On-Site
Aeronautics and Astronautics (ENG)Masters1959On-Site
Aeronautics and Astronautics (MS)Masters1959On-Site
Aeronautics and Astronautics (MS)Masters1959Distance Education
African StudiesMasters2007On-Site
African and Afro-American StudiesBachelors1969On-Site
American StudiesBachelors2007On-Site
Anthropological SciencesBachelors1948On-Site
Anthropological SciencesResearch Doctorate1948On-Site
Anthropological Sciences (MA)Masters1948On-Site
Anthropological Sciences (MS)Masters1948On-Site
AnthropologyResearch Doctorate1948On-Site
AnthropologyBachelors1948On-Site
AnthropologyMasters1948On-Site
Applied PhysicsResearch Doctorate1966On-Site
Applied PhysicsBachelors1966On-Site
Applied PhysicsMasters1966On-Site
Applied and Engineering PhysicsMasters2013On-Site
ArchaeologyBachelors1948On-Site
ArtResearch Doctorate1947On-Site
ArtBachelors1947On-Site
Art (MA)Masters1947On-Site
Art (MFA)Masters1971On-Site
Art HistoryMasters2009On-Site
Art HistoryBachelors2009On-Site
Art HistoryResearch Doctorate2009On-Site
Art History and HumanitiesResearch Doctorate2009On-Site
Art PracticeBachelors2009On-Site
Art Practice (MFA)Masters2009On-Site
Art Practice plus Computer ScienceBachelors2015On-Site
Art and HumanitiesResearch Doctorate2009On-Site
Artificial Intelligence Grad. Cert.Non-degree2016Distance Education
Asian American StudiesBachelors1997On-Site
BiochemistryResearch Doctorate1956On-Site
BiochemistryMasters1956On-Site
BioengineeringBachelors2015On-Site
BioengineeringMasters2002On-Site
BioengineeringResearch Doctorate2002On-Site
Biological SciencesMasters1948On-Site
Biological SciencesBachelors1948On-Site
Biological SciencesResearch Doctorate1948On-Site
BiologyBachelors1948On-Site
BiologyResearch Doctorate1948On-Site
BiologyMasters1948On-Site
Biomedical Engineering: Imaging, Devices and Systems Grad. Cert.Non-degree2016Distance Education
Biomedical InformaticsResearch Doctorate1982On-Site
Biomedical InformaticsMasters1982Distance Education
Biomedical InformaticsMasters1982On-Site
Biomedical Informatics: Data, Modeling and Analysis Grad. Cert.Non-degree2016Distance Education
BiophysicsResearch Doctorate1962On-Site
BiophysicsMasters1962On-Site
Biotechnology Grad. Cert.Non-degree2016Distance Education
BusinessResearch Doctorate1925On-Site
Business (MBA)Masters1925On-Site
Business Research (MA)Masters2000On-Site
Cancer BiologyMasters1978On-Site
Cancer BiologyResearch Doctorate1978On-Site
Certificate in Financial AnalyticsNon-degree2018Distance Education
Chemical EngineeringResearch Doctorate1960On-Site
Chemical EngineeringBachelors1960On-Site
Chemical Engineering (ENG)Masters1960On-Site
Chemical Engineering (MS)Masters1960On-Site
Chemical and Systems BiologyMasters2006On-Site
Chemical and Systems BiologyResearch Doctorate2006On-Site
ChemistryBachelors1891On-Site
ChemistryResearch Doctorate1891On-Site
ChemistryMasters1891On-Site
Chicana/o-Latina/o StudiesBachelors1997On-Site
ChineseResearch Doctorate1951On-Site
ChineseMasters1951On-Site
ChineseBachelors1951On-Site
Civil EngineeringBachelors1891On-Site
Civil and Environmental EngineeringResearch Doctorate1997On-Site
Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENG)Masters1997On-Site
Civil and Environmental Engineering (MS)Masters1997On-Site
ClassicsBachelors1935On-Site
ClassicsMasters1935On-Site
ClassicsResearch Doctorate1935On-Site
Classics and HumanitiesResearch Doctorate1935On-Site
CommunicationMasters1926On-Site
CommunicationBachelors1926On-Site
CommunicationResearch Doctorate1926On-Site
Community Health and Prevention ResearchMasters2015On-Site
Comparative LiteratureBachelors1971On-Site
Comparative LiteratureResearch Doctorate1971On-Site
Comparative LiteratureMasters1971On-Site
Comparative Studies in Race and EthnicityBachelors1997On-Site
Computational and Mathematical EngineeringMasters1988Distance Education
Computational and Mathematical EngineeringMasters1988On-Site
Computational and Mathematical EngineeringResearch Doctorate1988On-Site
Computer ScienceMasters1965On-Site
Computer ScienceBachelors1965On-Site
Computer ScienceResearch Doctorate1965On-Site
Computer ScienceMasters1965Distance Education
Computer Science EducationNon-degree2018On-Site
Computer Science and Art PracticeBachelors2015On-Site
Computer Science and Comparative LiteratureBachelors2015On-Site
Computer Science and Iberian and Latin American StudiesBachelors2015On-Site
Computer Science and SpanishBachelors2015On-Site
Computer Science plus ClassicsBachelors2014On-Site
Computer Science plus Comparative LiteratureBachelors2015On-Site
Computer Science plus EnglishBachelors2014On-Site
Computer Science plus FrenchBachelors2014On-Site
Computer Science plus German StudiesBachelors2014On-Site
Computer Science plus HistoryBachelors2014On-Site
Computer Science plus Iberian and Latin American CulturesBachelors2015On-Site
Computer Science plus ItalianBachelors2014On-Site
Computer Science plus LinguisticsBachelors2014On-Site
Computer Science plus MusicBachelors2014On-Site
Computer Science plus PhilosophyBachelors2014On-Site
Computer Science plus Slavic Languages and LiteraturesBachelors2014On-Site
Computer Science plus SpanishBachelors2015On-Site
Cultural and Social AnthropologyBachelors1948On-Site
Cultural and Social AnthropologyMasters1948On-Site
Cultural and Social AnthropologyResearch Doctorate1948On-Site
Cyber Security Grad. Cert.Non-degree2016Distance Education
Data Mining and Applications Grad. Cert.Non-degree2016Distance Education
Data, Models and Optimization Grad. Cert.Non-degree2016Distance Education
Databases Grad. Cert.Non-degree2016Distance Education
Decision Analysis Grad. Cert.Non-degree2016Distance Education
Design (MFA)Masters2009On-Site
Developmental BiologyResearch Doctorate1970On-Site
Developmental BiologyMasters1970On-Site
Documentary Film and Video (MFA)Masters2006On-Site
DramaMasters1970On-Site
DramaBachelors1970On-Site
DramaResearch Doctorate1970On-Site
Drama and HumanitiesResearch Doctorate1970On-Site
Earth Energy and Environmental SciencesResearch Doctorate2008On-Site
Earth Energy and Environmental SciencesMasters2008On-Site
Earth SystemsBachelors1992On-Site
Earth SystemsMasters1992On-Site
East Asian StudiesMasters1976On-Site
East Asian StudiesBachelors1976On-Site
EconomicsBachelors1892On-Site
EconomicsMasters1892On-Site
EconomicsResearch Doctorate1892On-Site
Education (EDD)Research Doctorate1891On-Site
Education (MA)Masters1891On-Site
Education (MAT)Masters1891On-Site
Education (PHD)Research Doctorate1891On-Site
Education and HumanitiesResearch Doctorate1891On-Site
Electrical EngineeringResearch Doctorate1892On-Site
Electrical EngineeringBachelors1892On-Site
Electrical Engineering (ENG)Masters1892On-Site
Electrical Engineering (MS)Masters1950Distance Education
Electrical Engineering (MS)Masters1892On-Site
Electronic Circuits Grad. Cert.Non-degree2016Distance Education
Energy Engineering and Technologies Grad. Cert.Non-degree2016Distance Education
Energy Resources EngineeringBachelors2007On-Site
Energy Resources EngineeringResearch Doctorate2007On-Site
Energy Resources Engineering (ENG)Masters2007On-Site
Energy Resources Engineering (MS)Masters2007On-Site
EngineeringBachelors1905On-Site
EngineeringMasters1905On-Site
Engineering Management Grad. Cert.Non-degree2016Distance Education
EnglishBachelors1891On-Site
EnglishResearch Doctorate1891On-Site
EnglishMasters1891On-Site
English and French LiteratureBachelors1891On-Site
English and German LiteratureBachelors1891On-Site
English and HumanitiesResearch Doctorate1891On-Site
English and Italian LiteratureBachelors1891On-Site
English and Spanish LiteratureBachelors1891On-Site
Environment and ResourcesMasters2010On-Site
Environment and ResourcesResearch Doctorate2010On-Site
Environmental Earth System ScienceMasters2007On-Site
Environmental Earth System ScienceResearch Doctorate2007On-Site
Environmental EngineeringBachelors1961On-Site
Environmental Systems EngineeringBachelors2014On-Site
EpidemiologyResearch Doctorate1994On-Site
Epidemiology and Clinical ResearchResearch Doctorate2014On-Site
Epidemiology and Clinical ResearchMasters1994On-Site
Feminist Gender and Sexuality Studies (Previously Feminist Studies)Bachelors1986On-Site
Film and Media StudiesBachelors2006On-Site
Financial MathematicsMasters1999On-Site
Financial Risk Analysis and Management Grad. Cert.Non-degree2016Distance Education
Foundations in Computer Science Grad. Cert.Non-degree2016Distance Education
FrenchBachelors1952On-Site
FrenchMasters1952On-Site
FrenchResearch Doctorate1952On-Site
French and English LiteratureBachelors1952On-Site
French and HumanitiesResearch Doctorate1952On-Site
French and ItalianMasters1952On-Site
French and ItalianResearch Doctorate1952On-Site
French and Italian LiteraturesBachelors1952On-Site
GeneticsMasters1966On-Site
GeneticsResearch Doctorate1966On-Site
Geological and Environmental SciencesResearch Doctorate1993On-Site
Geological and Environmental SciencesBachelors1993On-Site
Geological and Environmental Sciences (ENG)Masters1993On-Site
Geological and Environmental Sciences (MS)Masters1993On-Site
GeophysicsResearch Doctorate1949On-Site
GeophysicsBachelors1949On-Site
GeophysicsMasters1949On-Site
German StudiesResearch Doctorate1891On-Site
German StudiesBachelors1891On-Site
German StudiesMasters1891On-Site
German Studies and HumantiesResearch Doctorate1891On-Site
Graduate Certificate in Chemical EngineeringNon-degree2021Distance Education
Graduate Certificate in Civil and Environmental EngineeringNon-degree2019Distance Education
Graduate Certificate in Electrical EngineeringNon-degree2019Distance Education
Graduate Certificate in EntrepreneurshipNon-degree2018Distance Education
Graduate Certificate in Epidemiology and Clinical ResearchNon-degree2018Distance Education
Graduate Certificate in Health Analytics and Precision MedicineNon-degree2018Distance Education
Graduate Certificate in Human-Computer InteractionNon-degree2019Distance Education
Graduate Certificate in Introductory ProgrammingNon-degree2020Distance Education
Graduate Certificate in Mechanical EngineeringNon-degree2019Distance Education
Graduate Certificate in National SecurityNon-degree2018Distance Education
Graduate Certificate in Robotics and Autonomous SystemsNon-degree2019Distance Education
Graduate Certificate in StatisticsNon-degree2020Distance Education
Guidance and Control Grad. Cert.Non-degree2016Distance Education
Health PolicyResearch Doctorate2014On-Site
Health PolicyMasters1972On-Site
HistoryBachelors1891On-Site
HistoryMasters1891On-Site
HistoryResearch Doctorate1891On-Site
History and HumanitiesResearch Doctorate1891On-Site
Human BiologyBachelors1969On-Site
Human Genetics and Genetics CounselingMasters2008On-Site
HumanitiesBachelors1954On-Site
HumanitiesMasters1954On-Site
Iberian and Latin American CulturesBachelors2009On-Site
Iberian and Latin American CulturesResearch Doctorate2009On-Site
Iberian and Latin American CulturesMasters2009On-Site
Iberian and Latin American Cultures and HumanitiesResearch Doctorate2009On-Site
ImmunologyResearch Doctorate1998On-Site
ImmunologyMasters1998On-Site
Individually Designed (Earth Sciences)Bachelors1985On-Site
Individually Designed (Enginering)Bachelors1985On-Site
Individually Designed (Humanities and Sciences – BA)Bachelors1968On-Site
Individually Designed (Humanities and Sciences – BS)Bachelors1968On-Site
Information Management Grad. Cert.Non-degree2016Distance Education
Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and ResourcesResearch Doctorate1988On-Site
Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and ResourcesMasters1988On-Site
International PolicyMasters1982On-Site
International RelationsBachelors1948On-Site
International RelationsMasters1948On-Site
International Security Grad. Cert.Non-degree2016Distance Education
Internet of Things Grad. Cert.Non-degree2016Distance Education
ItalianBachelors1952On-Site
ItalianResearch Doctorate1952On-Site
ItalianMasters1952On-Site
Italian and English LiteraturesBachelors1952On-Site
Italian and French LiteraturesBachelors1952On-Site
JapaneseBachelors1956On-Site
JapaneseMasters1956On-Site
JapaneseResearch Doctorate1956On-Site
Jewish StudiesBachelors2012On-Site
Laboratory Animal ScienceMasters2015On-Site
Latin American StudiesMasters1969On-Site
Law (JD)Professional Doctorate1969On-Site
Law (JSD)Research Doctorate1933On-Site
Law (JSM)Masters1969On-Site
Law (LLM)Masters1933On-Site
Law (MLS)Masters1977On-Site
Liberal Arts (MLA)Masters1991On-Site
LinguisticsResearch Doctorate1963On-Site
LinguisticsMasters1963On-Site
LinguisticsBachelors1963On-Site
Management (MS)Masters1976On-Site
Management Analytics Grad. Cert.Non-degree2016Distance Education
Management Science and EngineeringBachelors2000On-Site
Management Science and EngineeringMasters2000Distance Education
Management Science and EngineeringMasters2000On-Site
Management Science and EngineeringResearch Doctorate2000On-Site
Management Science and Engineering Grad. Cert.Non-degree2016Distance Education
Master of Management in Clinical InformaticsMasters2021On-Site
Master of Science Degree in Chemical EngineeringMasters2018Distance Education
Master of Science in Education, Education Data ScienceMasters2020On-Site
Materials Science and EngineeringBachelors1960On-Site
Materials Science and EngineeringResearch Doctorate1960On-Site
Materials Science and Engineering (ENG)Masters1960On-Site
Materials Science and Engineering (MS)Masters1960On-Site
Materials Science and Engineering (MS)Masters1960Distance Education
Mathematical and Computational ScienceBachelors1971On-Site
MathematicsBachelors1891On-Site
MathematicsResearch Doctorate1891On-Site
MathematicsMasters1891Distance Education
MathematicsMasters1891On-Site
Mechanical EngineeringBachelors1891On-Site
Mechanical EngineeringResearch Doctorate1891On-Site
Mechanical Engineering (ENG)Masters1891On-Site
Mechanical Engineering (MS)Masters1891On-Site
Mechanical Engineering (MS)Masters1950Distance Education
MedicineMasters2006On-Site
Medicine (MD)Professional Doctorate1909On-Site
Microbiology and ImmunologyMasters1987On-Site
Microbiology and ImmunologyResearch Doctorate1987On-Site
Mining Massive Data Sets Grad. Cert.Non-degree2016Distance Education
Modern Thought and LiteratureResearch Doctorate1971On-Site
Modern Thought and LiteratureMasters1971On-Site
Modern Thought and Literature and HumanitiesResearch Doctorate1971On-Site
Molecular PharmacologyMasters1993On-Site
Molecular PharmacologyResearch Doctorate1993On-Site
Molecular and Cellular PhysiologyMasters1990On-Site
Molecular and Cellular PhysiologyResearch Doctorate1990On-Site
MusicMasters1903On-Site
MusicBachelors1903On-Site
Music (DMA)Research Doctorate1903On-Site
Music (PHD)Research Doctorate1903On-Site
Music and HumanitiesResearch Doctorate1903On-Site
Nanoscale Materials Science Grad. Cert.Non-degree2016Distance Education
Native American StudiesBachelors1996On-Site
NeurosciencesMasters1969On-Site
NeurosciencesResearch Doctorate1969On-Site
Petroleum EngineeringResearch Doctorate1948On-Site
Petroleum EngineeringBachelors1948On-Site
Petroleum Engineering (ENG)Masters1948On-Site
Petroleum Engineering (MS)Masters1948On-Site
PhilosophyBachelors1891On-Site
PhilosophyMasters1891On-Site
PhilosophyResearch Doctorate1891On-Site
Philosophy and HumanitiesResearch Doctorate1891On-Site
Philosophy and Religious StudiesBachelors1973On-Site
Physician Assistant ProgramMasters2016On-Site
PhysicsBachelors1891On-Site
PhysicsMasters1891On-Site
PhysicsResearch Doctorate1891On-Site
Political ScienceBachelors1891On-Site
Political ScienceResearch Doctorate1891On-Site
Political ScienceMasters1891On-Site
Product Creation and Innovative Manufacturing Grad. Cert.Non-degree2016Distance Education
PsychologyResearch Doctorate1892On-Site
PsychologyBachelors1892On-Site
PsychologyMasters1892On-Site
Public PolicyBachelors2007On-Site
Public Policy (MA)Masters2007On-Site
Public Policy (MPP)Masters2007On-Site
Quantitative Methods in Finance Grad. Cert.Non-degree2016Distance Education
Religious StudiesResearch Doctorate1973On-Site
Religious StudiesMasters1973On-Site
Religious StudiesBachelors1973On-Site
Religious Studies and HumanitiesResearch Doctorate1973On-Site
RussianMasters1951On-Site
Russian East European and Eurasian StudiesMasters1951On-Site
Science Technology and Society (BA)Bachelors1971On-Site
Science Technology and Society (BS)Bachelors1971On-Site
Scientific Computing and Computational MathematicsMasters1988On-Site
Scientific Computing and Computational MathematicsResearch Doctorate1988On-Site
Slavic Languages and LiteraturesBachelors1929On-Site
Slavic Languages and LiteraturesResearch Doctorate1929On-Site
Slavic Languages and Literatures and HumanitiesResearch Doctorate1929On-Site
SociologyResearch Doctorate1897On-Site
SociologyBachelors1897On-Site
SociologyMasters1897On-Site
Software Systems Grad. Cert.Non-degree2016Distance Education
SpanishMasters1952On-Site
SpanishBachelors1952On-Site
SpanishResearch Doctorate1952On-Site
Spanish and HumanitiesResearch Doctorate1952On-Site
StatisticsMasters1948On-Site
StatisticsResearch Doctorate1948On-Site
Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative MedicineMasters2012On-Site
Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative MedicineResearch Doctorate2012On-Site
Structural BiologyResearch Doctorate1994On-Site
Sustainability, Science and PracticeMasters2016On-Site
Symbolic SystemsMasters1986On-Site
Symbolic SystemsBachelors1986On-Site
Systems Engineering Grad. Cert.Non-degree2016Distance Education
Technology and Engineering Management Grad. Cert.Non-degree2016Distance Education
Theater and Performance Studies (formerly Drama)Masters1970On-Site
Theater and Performance Studies (formerly Drama)Research Doctorate1970On-Site
Theater and Performance Studies (formerly Drama)Bachelors1970On-Site
Urban StudiesBachelors1985On-Site
Visual Computing Grad. Cert.Non-degree2016Distance Education
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