Stanford University

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Stanford University is a private research university in located in Stanford, California, in the northwestern Silicon Valley near Palo Alto. Stanford's prominent alumni and its academic reputation have made it one of the most prestigious universities in the world. It ranks among the top universities internationally, and is consistently named a "dream college" by both students and parents.

58 Nobel laureates have been affiliated with the university. The university has produced the largest number of Turing Award laureates for a single academic institution, and is the alma mater of 30 living billionaires and 17 astronauts. Stanford is also one of the leading producers of members of the United States Congress.

Stanford faculty and alumni have founded many prominent companies including Google, Hewlett-Packard, Nike, Sun Microsystems, and Yahoo!, and companies founded by Stanford alumni generate more than $2.7 trillion in annual revenue, equivalent to the 10th-largest economy in the world.

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