Santa Clara University

country rank 146
world rank 334

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University Overview

Established in 1851, Santa Clara University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Santa Clara (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Santa Clara University (SCU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Santa Clara University (SCU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 166 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. SCU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Acronym
SCU

Founded
1851

Motto
Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam For the greater glory of God

Colours
Red and white

Mascot
Bucky the Bronco

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University Location

Address
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara (population range: 50,000-249,999)
95053 California United States

T +1 (408) 554 4000

F +1 (408) 551 6074

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

uniRank Degree/Study Matrix
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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
UndergraduatePostgraduate
Local studentover 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l studentover 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 40-50%

Admission Office
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara 95053
+1 (408) 554 4700


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999

Academic Staff
Not reported

Control Type
Control Type Private

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar Quadmesters

Campus Setting
Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation
Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Jesuit - www.jesuit.org

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Facilities and Services

Library
University Library Yes Go to Santa Clara University's Library

Housing
University Housing and Accommodation Yes

Sport Facilities
University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids
University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad
Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning
Not reported

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
WASC Senior College and University Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

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Affiliations

  • Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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