Santa Clara University Comparison

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Location Santa Clara, CA
Setting Midsize City
Students 8,616
Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $52,998
Tuition (Out of State) $52,998
Room & Board $15,972
Avg Net Price $48,284
Avg Grant Aid $25,424
% Receiving Grant Aid 73%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 50.7%
Avg High School GPA 3.68
Admissions Standards Exceptional
Applicant Competition Low
ACT Range 28/32
SAT Range 1270/1450
Application Deadline Jan 7, 2022


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
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard