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Overview

SCU
Location Santa Clara, CA
Setting Midsize City
Enrollment 8,918
Type Private 4 Year
National Ranking #54
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Status Non-profit
Website scu.edu
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Costs

SCU
Tuition (In State) $55,224
Tuition (Out of State) $55,224
Room & Board $16,533
Avg Net Price $48,284
Avg Grant Aid $25,424
% Receiving Grant Aid 73%

Admission

SCU
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 16,848
Admitted 9,095
Acceptance Rate 54%
Enrolled % 17%
Avg High School GPA 3.67
Typical High School Grades B+
Admissions Standards Exceptional
Applicant Competition Low
ACT Range 30/33
SAT Range 1330/1490
Submit Test Scores Considered but not required
Application Deadline Jan 7, 2024

Academics

SCU
Student to Faculty Ratio 11:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (33%)
  • Social Sciences (13%)
  • Engineering (11%)
  • Communication (7%)
  • Psychology (6%)

Outcomes

SCU
Graduation Rate 85%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $81,900
Making Student Loan Payments 84%
Median Student Loan Debt $21,500
Median Loan Payment $222

Diversity

SCU
% Men 50%
% Women 50%
Racial Diversity Very High
HBCU No
% White 49%
% Black 3%
% Hispanic 17%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 7%
% International 3%
% Unknown Race 4%

Students

SCU
% In-State 52%
% Out-of-State 39%

Campus

SCU
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes No
Daycare Facility Yes
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/