Stanford University

Stanford, CA

Stanford University says, "The General Education Requirements are an integral part of undergraduate education at Stanford. Their purpose is to introduce students to the intellectual life of the University, to foreground important questions, and to illustrate how they may be approached from multiple perspectives. They are intended to develop a broad set of essential intellectual and social competencies of enduring value no matter what field a student eventually pursues." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.stanford.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:7,274
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:76%
  • Tuition & Fees:$43,683 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO
  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO
  • 5. Economics

    NO
  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES
  • Additional Information

    Notably, Stanford's optional "Structured Liberal Education" program offers freshman an integrated curriculum combining literature, philosophy, and the arts.

Curriculum last evaluated: 09/11/2014

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