500 El Camino Real Santa Clara, CA 95053 408-554-4700
http://www.scu.edu/ ugadmissions@scu.edu
About Santa Clara University
  • Year of Foundation 1851
  • Size of Campus 106 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Roman Catholic
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor,Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Quarter
  • Undergraduate Population 4,638
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 53%, 47%, 36%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $37,368
  • Room and Board $11,742
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $55
  • Enrollment No. 1851
Santa Clara University, a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California's Silicon Valley, offers its more than 8,000 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master's, Ph.D., and law degrees. Distinguished nationally by the fourth-highest graduation rate among all U.S. master's universities, California's oldest operating higher-education institution demonstrates faith-inspired values of ethics and social justice.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Sunday evening student Mass, soccer and basketball games, student theater productions, a variety of events hosted by 90 student clubs and organizations
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Delta Gamma, Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Psi Omega, Alpha Sigma Nu, Beta Beta Beta, Beta Gamma Sigma, Delta Omnicron, Eta Sigma Phi, Kappa Delta Pi, Lambda Alpha, Lambda Pi Eta, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Phi Sigma Iota, Phi Si
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Jewish Student Union, Muslim Student Association, CORE Christian Fellowship, Wonderfully Made
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Arab Cultural Society, Asian Pacific-Islander Student Union (APSU), Barkada, Chicanos and Latinos in Engineering and Sciences, Chicanos and Latinos in Health Education, Chinese Student Association, Igwebuike, Intandesh, Int
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Distance to nearest train Santa Clara (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Santa Clara (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport San Jose (5), San Francisco (45)
Student Housing
  • Number of students using college housing 46%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 13%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (89%), apartment for single students (11%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 10%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 10
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 66%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 11%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,175,020
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 2,800
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 5,700
  • Number of e-books 3,240
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 880
  • Number Of Subscriptions 8,727
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 400
  • Number Of Microforms 2,251,336
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Library Facilities Heafey Law Library
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 220
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 15,569
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Museums Mission Santa Clara; de Saisset Museum; Ricard Observatory; Mayer Theatre; Three Centers of Distinction: Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education including Pedro Arrupe, S.J., Partnerships for Community-Based Learning, DISCOVER vocational program, Bannan Insti
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
Student Employment and Career
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Applied Materials, Cisco Systems, Cypress Semiconductor, CyberSource, Deloitte & Touche, Digital Impact, Ernst & Young, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, Gallo Sales, Gap Inc., Google, Gymboree, KPMG, Lockheed Martin, Marsh Inc., Mervyn's, National Semiconductor, Pr
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (San Jose State University)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 32%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 4,653
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 65%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
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