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Off-Campus Housing

Stanford is located in Santa Clara County and immediately to the north is San Mateo County. There are numerous cities surrounding Stanford, going all the way north to San Francisco and all the way south to San Jose. The following communities located within 10 miles of campus:

  • Atherton
  • East Palo Alto
  • Los Altos/Los Altos Hills
  • Menlo Park
  • Mountain View
  • Palo Alto
  • Portola Valley
  • Redwood City
  • Woodside

All incoming students and returning students are eligible to access the Community Housing online listings which include rental listings of available rooms, places to share, apartments, cottages, houses, condominiums, and temporary rentals in the communities surrounding Stanford. Several local newspapers such as The Stanford DailyThe Palo Alto WeeklyStanford Report, and San Jose Mercury News run housing advertisements.