Stanford is a place for learning, discovery, innovation, expression and discourse. Stanford was established in 1891, and over this time, it has changed with the world over, often leading the way with new ideas and discoveries. Stanford University is particularly noted for its entrepreneurship, and it is one of the most successful universities in attracting funding for start-ups. Currently, 83 Nobel laureates, 28 Turing Award laureates, and 8 Fields Medalists have been affiliated with Stanford as students, alumni, faculty or staff. Stanford alumni have founded numerous companies, which combined produce more than $2.7 trillion in annual revenue and have created 5.4 million jobs as of 2011, roughly equivalent to the 7th largest economy in the world. Stanford University is also one of the leading producers of members of the United States Congress. Stanford is ranked among the top five universities in the world in major education publications.
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