School of Education and Counseling Psychology Santa Clara University

School of Education and Counseling Psychology Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, CA
student ratio
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 15
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
7 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Alternative And Correctional Education Certificate
    • Teaching Master of Arts (MA)
    • Counseling Psychology Master of Arts (MA)
    • Counseling Master of Arts (MA)
    • Interdisciplinary Education Master of Arts (MA)
    • Educational Administration Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 185
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 8
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees


67% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 507
    • Accepted 340
    • Acceptance Rate 67
    • Enrolled 241
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 15th June 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline October 15th October 15th Not Reported
    • Spring deadline January 31st January 31st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE or MAT, transcript, and letters of recommendation, essay
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMay 15
    • Types of financial support availableFederal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students728
    • Female Percentage79%
    • Male Percentage21%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students728
    • Part-time Percentage54%
    • Full-time Percentage46%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino19%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian47%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian12%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown16%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty78
    • Full-time Percentage35%
    • Part-time Percentage65%
    • Female Percentage58%
    • Male Percentage42%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchEducation: meeting the needs of Latino/Latina students, historical and theoretical analysis of language coexistence, early childhood education, teaching of evolution in K-12 science classrooms, transactional learning communities; counseling psychology: grief counseling; maintenance of hope in the face of negative life events; educational and health disparities, with particular focus on Latinos; mindfulness, meditation, and compassion; life transitions
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$206,541

Location & Contact

School of Education and Counseling Psychology

Santa Clara University

500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053
United States

Nicholas Ladany


Phone: 408-554-4455
Fax: 408-554-5038

Kelly Pjesky

Admissions Director

Phone: 408-554-7884
Fax: 408-554-4367

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