Stanford is located in between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Northern California’s dynamic “Silicon Valley. It's one of the worlds leading teaching and research Universities. Stanford focuses on diversity and academic excellence, no two students are the same. They encourage you to try and explore different career paths, and it is not mandatory to pick a major until junior year. When at Stanford you are expected to solve problems and to look for new challenges. Students bring different ideas and and discoveries into the world. Visit the Stanford Web site for more info. Click the button below.