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Santa Clara University, Santa Clara

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4.3/5 based on 60+ reviews on the web
Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California’s Silicon Valley. Santa Clara offers its more than 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate programs in arts, sciences, business, and engineering, plus master’s degrees in a number of professional fields, and doctorates in law, engineering, and theology. Founded in 1851, Santa Clara is California’s oldest operating institution of higher education and is distinguished by one of the highest graduation rates among all master’s universities in the United States. For more information, visit
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  • Visited SCU today with my youngest daughter Taylor, we did the admissions tour, the tour started with a PowerPoint presentation and a short video. Followed by the admissions lady who was very informat...  read more »
  • Outstanding beauty on this campus. New Art History building is a must-see with the stunning Chihuly glass sculpture in foyer. Dunno residence hall got a face-lift and they did an outstanding job. The ...  read more »
  • Move in day at Santa Clara University. This was my first trip to the campus. Small and contained. Close to the central business district. The mission church is a must see when you are there. 
  • My son is an incoming freshman and I just went to the campus for the first time to drop him off for orientation. I can't possibly say enough good things about Santa Clara University. Over the last 2 years, we have traveled to over 20 college campuses all across the United States and Santa Clara is among the best in the country. The campus is absolutely beautiful and surrounded by a wonderful community. For parents, Santa Clara provided security that your child (even though an adult) will have a safe and quality environment to grow and lean in. Not a Catholic, but of the Christian faith, I have been very impressed with the Jesuit way of higher education. I have only taken the time to write 3 or 4 on-line reviews in my life, but I can honestly say that I am so proud to be a Santa Clara parent! Go Broncos! Marc Mitzner
  • The Campus has a very diverse group of people, I appreciate diversity, everyone I encountered were wonderful. The campus is beautiful and very clean.
  • Beautiful campus located in a somewhat safe and very calm area. There are not too many places around it though (like restaurants etc.). Some of the professors are really good, a few are terrible, and most are just slightly above average. The people who run the show (the board and other responsible people) clearly do not know what they are doing though. The focus on making a profit is suspiciously high for a non-profit school, and the amount of ridiculous rules and fines is crazy. I have yet to figure out where all my tuition and fines go, because I am definitely not getting my money's worth.
  • Great campus with opportunities of getting a job right after graduating. Easy to work and go to school at the same time
  • The best thing about Santa Clara University is the people. The student body tends to be a group of very open, friendly people. Professors are mostly great and the campus is beautiful.
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