The private university was founded in 1885 and opened in 1891. It is located in Stanford, California. For the past 125 years, thousands of students, among them notable public figures such as Elon Musk, Tiger Woods, and John F. Kennedy have graduated from Stanford University. A freshman at the university has different paths available to them in the Business, Earth, Education, Engineering, Humanities & Sciences, Law, and Medicine departments. The university has a graduation rate of 95% and offers online courses in some departments. In addition to academics, the university offers a variety of non-academic activities to enhance campus life. First, in addition to their education, a freshman gains knowledge in art and culture through a vibrant arts district, world-class museums, occasional arts performances and an equally vibrant community of art enthusiasts. Second, the university offers a wide range of games for students to participate. It has more than thirty sports clubs and its students compete in 36 varsity sports and world-class games arenas for different sports.
Yale is a private Ivy League university. It was founded in 1701 and is the alma mater for notable public figures such as Meryl Streep, Jodie Foster, Anderson Cooper, and Hillary Clinton among others. The university, which is located in New Haven, Connecticut, offers a wide range of programs both at the campus grounds and online. A freshman at Yale gains more than an education. The university encourages the freshman to exercise curiosity and explore unfamiliar fields along their chosen path making it the preferred university for many students. In addition to education, a freshman at the university is exposed to a diverse student body drawn from all over the world. There is never a dull moment at Yale as freshmen get to explore their non-academic passions as well. For athletes and sports enthusiasts, the university has over 40 sports clubs and over 30 varsity teams for different games. The university also has state of the art games facilities ranging from a gold course to centers for ice hockey, tennis, polo, and other games.