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Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, CA

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Overview

Santa Clara University is a University institution located in Santa Clara, CA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA  95053
United States
Contact Becky Konowicz
Dean of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: admission@scu.edu
Phone: 408-554-4700
Fax: 408-554-5255

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Ethnic Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Accounting And Business/management Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Organizational Behavior Studies Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Web Page, Digital/multimedia And Information Resources Design Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Hardware Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
Engineering, General Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Child Development Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Italian Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Public Health, General Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Natural Sciences Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

18,843
Applied
8,261
Accepted
6,249
Enrolled
44%
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Female Admissions

9,720
Females Applied
4,598
Females Accepted
47%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

9,123
Males Applied
3,663
Males Accepted
40%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

70
Application Fee
3.73
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 7th Not reported
Early decision plan November 1st December 31st
Other early decision plan November 1st December 31st
Transfer April 15th Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 671 660 730
SAT Math 693 680 770
ACT Composite 31 30 33

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

60,639
Private
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Fees

654
Full-time student fees
19,893
Room & board
12,492
Room only

Financial Aid

40,735
Avg. Financial Aid Package
42,389
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
46,872
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,240
Avg. Loan Aid
16,788
Avg. Grant Aid
32,695
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
82% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
74.9%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
34%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

6,249
Total Undergrad students
6%
International Students
40%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 18.3%
Black or African American 3.14%
White or Caucasian 38.24%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.04%
Asian 21.42%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.23%
Two or more races 9.08%
Other 1.96%

Gender

Male (51.38%)
Female (48.62%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 54%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Annual concert hosted by our Activities Programming Board (APB), Global Village hosted by our Multicultural Center (MCC) and Rainbow Prom hosted by our Santa Clara Community Action Program (SCCAP)

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Multicultural Center, Associated Student Government, Santa Clara Community Action Program, Activities Programming Board and Into the Wild

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
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Beach Volleyball No Checkmark No
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Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Checkmark No
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Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rowing Checkmark Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball No Checkmark No
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Softball No Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark No
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
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Triathlon No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball No Checkmark No
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Beach Volleyball No Checkmark No
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Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Checkmark No
Golf Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rowing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball No Checkmark No
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Swimming And Diving No Checkmark No
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
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Triathlon No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
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Faculty

988
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 674
Part-time - 314
Male - 513
Female - 475
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