Stanford University Computer Science

The Computer Science Department at Stanford University in Stanford, California, is a leading school for computer science. It was founded in 1965 and has consistently been ranked as one of the top computer science programs in the world. Its location in Silicon Valley makes it unique among computer science programs.


The Stanford University Computer Science Department was founded in 1965 by George Forsythe.


The CS department grants B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees.

Gates Computer Science BuildingEdit

Gates Computer Science Building, Stanford.

The Gates Computer Science Building, or "Gates Building" houses the Computer Science Department as well as the Computer Systems Laboratory. It also houses 550 faculty, staff and students. The building was named after Bill Gates, who donated $6 million of its total cost of $38 million. It was constructed over two years and completed in 1996.




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External linksEdit

  • Stanford University Computer Science
  • "Creating World Class Computer Science at Stanford". YouTube. 18 May 2017.

Coordinates: 37°25′48″N 122°10′24″W / 37.43000°N 122.17333°W / 37.43000; -122.17333