A Purposeful 大学

SA真人 was founded almost 150 years ago on a bedrock of societal purpose. Our mission is to contribute to the world by educating students for lives of leadership and purposeful contribution; advancing fundamental knowledge and cultivating creativity; and accelerating solutions and amplifying their impact.

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Stories about people, Research, and innovation across the Farm



Preparing students to make meaningful contributions to society as engaged citizens and leaders in a complex world

本科 教育

Rich learning experiences that provide a broad liberal arts foundation and deep subject-area expertise


Unsurpassed opportunities to participate in the advancement of entire fields of knowledge


Continuing adult 教育, executive and professional programs, and programs for K-12 students

Seven schools in which to pursue your passions

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Profile of 认识克里斯·菲尔德


“I’m an optimist about our ability to cope with climate change. As I’ve moved forward in my career, what I see are more and more opportunities to address the challenge, to put in place solutions that lead to better lives for individuals and communities.”


佩里L. McCarty Director of the SA真人 Woods Institute for the Environment



Driving discoveries vital to our world, our health, and our intellectual life

18个学院 cross disciplinary boundaries
20个图书馆 按住9.500万册
$1.690亿年 sponsored Research budget
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Advancing human health through innovative Research, 教育, and care


Leading a worldwide revolution in precision health through biomedical Research, 教育, and clinical enterprises

SA真人 卫生保健

Leveraging expertise and advanced technology  to deliver unparalleled care for each patient’s unique needs

SA真人 Children's Health

The only health care network in the Bay Area – and one of the few in the country – exclusively dedicated to pediatric and obstetric care

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Profile of Meet Beatriz Stix-Brunell

Beatriz Stix-Brunell, '25

“Sometimes the best things that happen to us are the leaps we take without knowing what’s going to happen next, without knowing where we’ll land.”

Meet Beatriz Stix-Brunell

Class of 2025, former Royal Ballet soloist



Building a vibrant community of creative and accomplished people from around the world


A residential campus with diverse housing, exceptional dining, and over 600 student organizations

游客 look at an installation in the Cantor 艺术 Center

艺术 & 文化

A rich tradition of fostering creativity and a vibrant arts district on campus

娱乐 & 健康

State-of-the-art facilities and fitness programs to encourage movement and play

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Providing student-athletes the opportunity to achieve excellence both in competition and in the classroom

SA真人 Men's Gymnastics celebrates a third consecutive NCAA championship


SA真人’s 131 NCAA championships are the most for any university, a product of an unrivaled culture of excellence and continued support from the campus community

Katie Ledecky holds up an Olympic gold medal


The Cardinal has produced at least one medalist in every Olympics in which the U.S. has competed since 1912, totaling 296 medals from 177 medalists

Multidimensional Impact

SA真人 student-athletes have achieved local, 国家, and global impact through community involvement and advocacy

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Offering extraordinary freedom to explore, to collaborate, and to challenge yourself

SA真人 student Maya Guzdar and friends walk through an archway on Main Quad

Explore the possibilities of a SA真人 教育 as you map out your college journey.

We look for distinctive students who exhibit an abundance of energy and curiosity in their classes, 活动, 项目, Research, 和生活.

SA真人 meets the full financial need of every admitted undergrad who qualifies for assistance.

Nearly 80% of undergrads receive some form of financial assistance. Generally, tuition is covered for families with incomes below $150,000.

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