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Stanford Varsity
Leland Stanford Junior Varsity
Stanford University seal 2003.svg
Motto[Die Luft der Freiheit weht] error: {{lang}}: text haes italic markup (help)
Motto in Scots
The wind o freedom blows[1]
Established1891 (1891)[2][3]
Endowment$22.398 billion (2016)[4]
PresesMarc Tessier-Lavigne
ProvostPersis Drell
Academic staff
Admeenistrative staff
11,128[6] excluding SHC
LocationStanford, California, U.S.
CampusSuburban, 8,180 acres (12.8 sq mi; 33.1 km2)[7]
ColoursCardinal an white
Sporting affiliations
NCAA Division I FBSPac-12
Mascotnone, (the Stanford Tree is the mascot o the Band but nae the varsity)
Stanford wordmark (2012).svg
Stanford is locatit in the US
Location in the Unitit States
Stanford is locatit in Californie
Location in Californie

Stanford Varsity (Inglis: Stanford University), offeecially Leland Stanford Junior Varsity (Inglis: Leland Stanford Junior University),[8] is a private research varsity in Stanford, Californie, adjacent tae Palo Alto an atween San Jose an San Francisco. Its 8,180-acre (12.8 sq mi; 33.1 km2)[9] campus is ane o the lairgest in the Unitit States.[note 1] Stanford an aa haes land an facilities elsewhaur.[7][9]

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  1. It is eften statit that Stanford haes the lairgest contiguous campus in the warld (or the Unitit States)[10][11] but that depends on definitions. Berry College wi ower 26,000 acres (40.6 sq mi; 105.2 km2), Paul Smith's College wi 14,200 acres (22.2 sq mi; 57.5 km2), an the Unitit States Air Force Academy wi 18,500 acres (7,500 ha) are lairger but are nae uisually clessifee'd as varsities. Duke Varsity at 8,610 acres (13.5 sq mi; 34.8 km2) daes hae mair laund, but it isna contiguous. Houever the University of the South haes ower 13,000 acres (20.3 sq mi; 52.6 km2).

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Casper, Gerhard (October 5, 1995). Die Luft der Freiheit weht—On and Off (Speech).
  2. "History: Stanford University". Stanford University. Retrieved December 20, 2013.
  3. "Chapter 1: The University and the Faculty". Faculty Handbook. Stanford University. September 24, 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-07.
  4. As of June 30, 2016. "U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Endowment Market Value and Change in Endowment Market Value from FY 2015 to FY 2016" (PDF). National Association of College and University Business Officers and Commonfund Institute. 2017.
  5. "Stanford Facts: The Stanford Faculty". Stanford University. 2014. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  6. "Stanford Facts: Administration". Stanford University. Retrieved 20 December 2013.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 "Stanford Facts at a Glance". Stanford University. 2014. Retrieved 2014-12-11.
  8. "Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax – 2013" (IRS Form 990)
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Where is Stanford? : Stanford University". Retrieved December 20, 2013.
  10. "Virtual Tours". Stanford University. Retrieved 2 April 2014.
  11. Keck, Gayle. "Stanford: A Haven in Silicon Valley" (PDF). Executive Travel Magazine.

Coordinates: 37°26′N 122°10′W / 37.43°N 122.17°W / 37.43; -122.17