The Pendleton Panther

Stanford University

Posted on: December 2, 2009

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Leland Stanford Junior University is known as Stanford University, which is a private university that is in Stanford, California. Stanford has around 6,700 undergraduate and around 8,000 graduate students.  This is an amazing University that kids dream of going to but it is very strict on grades and are highly achieved in sports.  The university is divided into different schools: Stanford Business School, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford Law School and Stanford school of Engineering.  People magazine ranked  Stanford’s undergraduate program fourth in the nation. Stanford is also consistently ranked high in sports. It offers 34 varsity sports that have 18 female sports and 15 for males.  It also offers 19 club sports and 37 intramural sports.  The University offers about 300 athletic scholarships, but apart from just being good at your sport, you need to have a high GPA and impressive SAT scores to get in.


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