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How big is Stanford's campus?

Hello! I've always wondered about Stanford's campus size. Is it really as big as they say, and can anyone give me a rough estimate of how big it is in terms of square miles? Comparisons to other universities' campus sizes also welcome! Thank you.

17 days ago

Sure! Stanford University indeed has one of the largest university campuses in the United States. The main campus occupies 8,180 acres, or nearly 13 square miles. This makes it roughly three times the size of the Central Park in New York City!

To provide you some comparison, the campus of Harvard University covers about 5,000 acres, and the University of California, Berkeley is about 1,200 acres. However, it's also important to remember that a campus' size doesn't necessarily reflect its academic quality or the kind of experience you'll have there. Some students prefer smaller campuses for a more intimate, focused academic environment, while others enjoy the variety and spread of larger campuses. It ultimately comes down to personal preferences!

17 days ago

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