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Santa Clara University

500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, California 95053

Level Four or more years
Undergraduate Enrollment 5,478
Setting City
Links Financial Aid Office
Admissions Office
Online Application (Fee: $60)
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Total 2020 Full-Time Undergraduate Enrollment 5,478
Total 2020 Full-Time First-Year Enrollment 1,259
Total 2020 Total Enrollment 8,616
Middle 50% Range of HS GPA for Freshmen 3.53-3.88
Middle 50% Range of ACT/SAT for Freshmen ACT: 28-32; SAT: 1280-1430
Test Optional Yes (for Fall 2021 and Fall 2022; learn more)
Accept Transfer Students Yes
Middle 50% Range of College GPA for Transfer Students 3.23-3.71
Total 2020 Full-Time Transfer Student Enrollment 494
Catholic Order Affiliation Jesuit
4 Most Popular Majors Finance; Communication; Psychology
Unique Academic Programs Pre-Health track; Public Health; Electrical and Computer Engineering; Environmental Studies; Ethnic Studies
School Mascot Broncos

Interesting Facts:
  • SCU houses its own Maker Lab that contains 3D printers, laser cutters, and circuit board fabricators for SCU students, faculty, and staff members.
  • SCU participates in Global Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC), which is the world's largest venture capital competition.
  • Santa Clara University's library uses 'robots' to automatically retrieve any book upon request.

Information for the 2021 Latin America Virtual College Event

About Santa Clara University:
Santa Clara University is a private Jesuit Catholic university located in the heart of Silicon Valley— one of the most innovative places on earth. It aims to blend high-tech innovation with a social consciousness grounded in the Jesuit educational tradition. Broncos are driven to build a better, kinder, more humane, and sustainable planet. The university serves about 5,500 undergraduate students and offers more than 50 majors, minors, and special programs for law, medicine, and teaching. There are more than 100 student organizations on campus including the Santa Clara Community Action Program, a volunteer service organization, and the Santa Clara Review, a biannual literary magazine. Students also enjoy over 300 days of sunny weather and take advantage of nearby locales such as San Francisco or the beaches of Santa Cruz.

Social Media Pages:
Facebook: @SantaClaraUniversity
Instagram: @santaclarauniversity