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Santa Clara University


Overview

Student Population
8,422
Best Colleges National Rank
#80
 Location Santa Clara, California
 Online scu.edu 
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Size Mid-size
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Santa Clara, California, Santa Clara University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 15,834 prospective students applied, and 7,648 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,317 enrolled in the school.  7,185 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,237 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $49,233 plus fees of $625. SCU is ranked 80 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Exceptional
Test Scores
SAT ACT GPA
SAT1270/1450
ACT28/32
GPA3.66
Applications Accepted
48.3%
Applications DueJan 7, 2019
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Cost to Attend

Tuition
$49,233
Costs for Santa Clara University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,854
Other Fees$625
Room and Board $14,487
Budget for Other Expenses$3,240
Total One Year Cost$69,439

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$81,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
85% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Santa Clara University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 33%
Social Sciences 13%
Engineering 11%
Communication 7%
Psychology 6%