School Overview

Santa Clara University is a Private, 4 years college located in Santa Clara, California. SCU ranked 11st in California Colleges and 1st in Federal Region IX.
It has a total enrollment of 8,616 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. SCU's acceptance rate is 53.98% last year (undergraduate school).
Santa Clara University is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission.
Contact Information
Address500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053
Admission Information
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School Category
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Santa Clara University is 53.98% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 17.03%. The application fees are $60 for undergraduate programs and $60 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate53.98 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)17.03 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$60
Graduate Application Fees$60

Tuition & Fees

SCU's 2022 tuition & fees is $55,860 for undergraduate students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $25,170.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$55,860
Graduate Tuition & Fees$25,170
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 8,616 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 299 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. SCU has 5,608 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 3,008 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students8,616
Undergraduate Students5,608
Graduate Students3,008
Online Enrollment299

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs96 Programs
Number of online programs2 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification