Founded in 1891 by California railroad tycoon Leland Stanford, Stanford University was established as a co-educational and non-denominational institution that struggled initially and was devastated by the nearby San Francisco earthquake of 1906.

It has since emerged as one of the premier universities in the western United States and the world.  It is consistently ranked [...]

The California Institute of Technology is a private research university situated in Pasadena, California. It is also commonly known as Caltech. Academically, it is divided into six parts and emphasizes on engineering and science. Its primary campus spans over one hundred and twenty acres to the north-east of Los Angeles downtown.It was established by Amos [...]
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