This is part of our series profiling different graduate degree programs and graduate schools at U.S. universities for international students on an F1 Visa or J1 Visa. This week we profile the School of Engineering at Stanford University.
Stanford University’s School of Engineering is located in Stanford, California, surrounded by many prominent cities in the Golden State.
- Because of its academic rigor, Stanford University takes only the brightest of applicants, making it one of the more selective schools to apply to.
- Additionally, its wealth and close proximity to Silicon Valley make it one of the most esteemed universities in the world.
- The School of Engineering was established in 1926 with only four academic departments at its creation.
- Since then, Stanford has become an innovator in groundbreaking research and a supplier of some of the world’s great minds.
- Notable alumni include Elon Musk, Sundar Pichai, and Evan Spiegel.
Stanford is renowned for consistently being a top ranked university in the United States. According to U.S. News and World Report, Stanford University is ranked 5th in national universities. The School of Engineering, however, is ranked 2nd, making it a great option for international students looking to further their education in the United States.
Departments and Programs
Below is a list of the eleven departments in Stanford University’s School of Engineering with links to each of their pages:
Programs include Masters, Doctoral, and Professional degrees. Certain programs are only available in certain departments. Students are encouraged to reach out to their program of interest directly to learn about the specific requirements needed. More information on each department can be found here.