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SCU Comparisons

Santa Clara, California

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Curious how Santa Clara University stacks up against other colleges? Compare SCU to any three other US colleges using the College Simply compare tool, or compare with some of the pre-selected schools below.

Compare with California Public Colleges

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University of California Los Angeles

$41,556 lower in-state tuition
37% lower acceptance rate


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San Diego State University

$47,256 lower in-state tuition
15% lower acceptance rate


C
University of California Irvine

$41,556 lower in-state tuition
22% lower acceptance rate


C
University of California Berkeley

$41,556 lower in-state tuition
33% lower acceptance rate


C
University of California Santa Barbara

$41,556 lower in-state tuition
19% lower acceptance rate


C
University of California Davis

$41,556 lower in-state tuition
10% lower acceptance rate


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San Jose State University

$47,256 lower in-state tuition
15% higher acceptance rate


C
California State University Long Beach

$47,256 lower in-state tuition
10% lower acceptance rate


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University of California San Diego

$41,556 lower in-state tuition
18% lower acceptance rate


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California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo

$47,256 lower in-state tuition
21% lower acceptance rate


C
California State University Fullerton

$47,256 lower in-state tuition
4% higher acceptance rate


C
University of California Riverside

$41,556 lower in-state tuition
8% higher acceptance rate


C
California State University Chico

$47,256 lower in-state tuition
23% higher acceptance rate


C
University of California Santa Cruz

$41,556 lower in-state tuition
2% higher acceptance rate


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Humboldt State University

$47,256 lower in-state tuition
43% higher acceptance rate


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California State Polytechnic University Pomona

$47,256 lower in-state tuition
6% higher acceptance rate


Compare with California Private Colleges

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Stanford University

$141 lower in-state tuition
45% lower acceptance rate


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University of Southern California

$4,258 higher in-state tuition
38% lower acceptance rate


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Pepperdine University

$2,642 higher in-state tuition
17% lower acceptance rate


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University of San Francisco

$3,258 lower in-state tuition
15% higher acceptance rate


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Loyola Marymount University

$3,448 lower in-state tuition
5% lower acceptance rate


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University of San Diego

$2,548 lower in-state tuition
0% higher acceptance rate


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Chapman University

$1,542 higher in-state tuition
7% higher acceptance rate


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California Institute of Technology

$492 lower in-state tuition
43% lower acceptance rate


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Pomona College

$1,382 higher in-state tuition
42% lower acceptance rate


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Occidental College

$2,982 higher in-state tuition
12% lower acceptance rate


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University of the Pacific

$4,094 lower in-state tuition
17% higher acceptance rate


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Point Loma Nazarene University

$16,648 lower in-state tuition
25% higher acceptance rate


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Harvey Mudd College

$5,361 higher in-state tuition
35% lower acceptance rate


C
Claremont McKenna College

$3,192 higher in-state tuition
39% lower acceptance rate


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Scripps College

$3,972 higher in-state tuition
17% lower acceptance rate


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Westmont College

$7,588 lower in-state tuition
16% higher acceptance rate


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Biola University

$11,022 lower in-state tuition
21% higher acceptance rate


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Soka University of America

$20,748 lower in-state tuition
9% lower acceptance rate


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Mills College

$23,658 lower in-state tuition
27% higher acceptance rate


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Thomas Aquinas College

$27,398 lower in-state tuition
30% higher acceptance rate


Compare with Regional Public Colleges

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University of Nevada Reno

$46,008 lower in-state tuition
39% higher acceptance rate


Compare with National Colleges

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Villanova University

$1,552 higher in-state tuition
21% lower acceptance rate


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Boston College

$3,782 higher in-state tuition
22% lower acceptance rate


B
Bucknell University

$4,884 higher in-state tuition
15% lower acceptance rate


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Southern Methodist University

$2,798 lower in-state tuition
2% lower acceptance rate


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Tulane University

$238 lower in-state tuition
36% lower acceptance rate


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Rhode Island School of Design

$1,198 lower in-state tuition
23% lower acceptance rate


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Emerson College

$4,438 lower in-state tuition
16% lower acceptance rate


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Colgate University

$4,697 higher in-state tuition
26% lower acceptance rate


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Lehigh University

$1,792 higher in-state tuition
17% lower acceptance rate


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University of Rochester

$2,042 higher in-state tuition
19% lower acceptance rate


B
Barnard College

$2,783 higher in-state tuition
37% lower acceptance rate


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American University

$3,928 lower in-state tuition
13% lower acceptance rate


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Vassar College

$4,912 higher in-state tuition
25% lower acceptance rate


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Babson College

$390 lower in-state tuition
23% lower acceptance rate


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Lafayette College

$1,514 higher in-state tuition
18% lower acceptance rate


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Bentley University

$2,938 lower in-state tuition
2% lower acceptance rate


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University of Richmond

$1,692 higher in-state tuition
21% lower acceptance rate


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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

$1,002 higher in-state tuition
2% lower acceptance rate


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Wheaton College

$15,298 lower in-state tuition
36% higher acceptance rate


B
Brandeis University

$2,342 higher in-state tuition
19% lower acceptance rate


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Trinity University

$8,934 lower in-state tuition
20% lower acceptance rate


C
Case Western Reserve University

$2,548 lower in-state tuition
22% lower acceptance rate


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Oberlin College

$2,978 higher in-state tuition
13% lower acceptance rate


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Washington and Lee University

$732 higher in-state tuition
30% lower acceptance rate


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Skidmore College

$2,138 higher in-state tuition
19% lower acceptance rate


D
Drake University

$10,304 lower in-state tuition
19% higher acceptance rate


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Pratt Institute Main

$1,244 lower in-state tuition
7% higher acceptance rate


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The New School

$3,220 lower in-state tuition
8% higher acceptance rate


D
Denison University

$378 lower in-state tuition
20% lower acceptance rate


H
Hamilton College

$2,972 higher in-state tuition
33% lower acceptance rate


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Stevens Institute of Technology

$864 lower in-state tuition
9% lower acceptance rate


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Lewis & Clark College

$652 lower in-state tuition
23% higher acceptance rate


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Rhodes College

$4,110 lower in-state tuition
4% lower acceptance rate


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Furman University

$2,534 lower in-state tuition
8% higher acceptance rate


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St Olaf College

$3,288 lower in-state tuition
1% lower acceptance rate


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Saint Louis University Main Campus

$8,298 lower in-state tuition
9% higher acceptance rate


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Illinois Institute of Technology

$5,518 lower in-state tuition
11% higher acceptance rate


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Macalester College

$3,064 higher in-state tuition
17% lower acceptance rate


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The College of Wooster

$1,448 lower in-state tuition
6% higher acceptance rate


T
Trinity College

$3,382 higher in-state tuition
16% lower acceptance rate


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Rose Hulman Institute of Technology

$4,491 lower in-state tuition
25% higher acceptance rate


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Milwaukee School of Engineering

$12,591 lower in-state tuition
13% higher acceptance rate


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Union College

$3,855 higher in-state tuition
6% lower acceptance rate


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College of the Holy Cross

$1,052 higher in-state tuition
15% lower acceptance rate


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Polytechnic Institute of New York University

$12,938 lower in-state tuition
18% higher acceptance rate


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Yeshiva University

$10,798 lower in-state tuition
6% higher acceptance rate