The state of California is the sixth-largest economy in the world.

The San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley include the cities of San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose.

Stanford University is located in the heart of Silicon Valley.

  • Established in 1891
  • 16,000 students
  • 8,180 contiguous acres
  • 2,153 faculty members
  • 20 Nobel laureates
  • 7 schools
  • 4-1 student-to-faculty ratio