Santa Clara University ,,USA

  • Santa Clara,USA

John Nobili, S.J. founded Santa Clara University (SCU) in 1851 as Santa Clara College which was a boys' preparatory school. In 1853, it began offering college courses and enrolled over 275 students by 1875. In 1912, engineering and law schools were added to the college and it became the University of Santa Clara. The institution enrolled 75 female students in 1961 and became California's first co-educational Catholic university. It was given its current name in 1985.

At present, the university holds the accreditation of the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), and its various programs are approved by different prestigious organizations.

Situated in Santa Clara, California, the SCU campus is spread across 106 acres. It features the first-rate infrastructure and offers world-class facilities to its students. The campus houses over 50 buildings including modern classrooms, well-equipped research laboratories, the Mission Santa Clara de Asis, a huge library, a spacious television studio, the Centre of Performing Arts, and the de Saisset Museum. With ten comfortable and spacious residence halls, students are provided with excellent accommodation options. Apart from these amenities, it also offers extensive facilities for various sports like basketball, baseball, soccer, golf, tennis, volleyball, and softball.

SCU's six colleges and schools offer numerous undergraduate and graduate programs in various fields of education like anthropology, sciences, communication, computer science, economics, engineering, mathematics, languages, a

At present, the university holds the accreditation of the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), and its various programs are approved by different prestigious organizations.

Situated in Santa Clara, California, the SCU campus is spread across 106 acres. It features the first-rate infrastructure and offers world-class facilities to its students. The campus houses over 50 buildings including modern classrooms, well-equipped research laboratories, the Mission Santa Clara de Asis, a huge library, a spacious television studio, the Centre of Performing Arts, and the de Saisset Museum. With ten comfortable and spacious residence halls, students are provided with excellent accommodation options. Apart from these amenities, it also offers extensive facilities for various sports like basketball, baseball, soccer, golf, tennis, volleyball, and softball.

SCU's six colleges and schools offer numerous undergraduate and graduate programs in various fields of education like anthropology, sciences, communication, computer science, economics, engineering, mathematics, languages, arts, psychology, business, law, and theology. Currently, it enrolls over 9,000 students including a huge population of foreign students from across the world. About 62 percent of undergraduates are from California, with the others coming from throughout the United States and 44 countries. The University has an average class size of 23 students and the student to faculty ratio measures 10:1.

The university houses an excellent team of more than 500 experienced and qualified faculty members. It also offers opportunities for various student-exchange and study abroad programs through its collaborations with a number of well-established educational institutions across the globe such as Australian Catholic University in Australia, the University of Vienna in Austria, KU Leuven in Belgium, Universidad Alberto Hurtado in Chile, Lanzhou University in China, Bucerius Law School in Germany and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi in India.

SCU has more than 103,700 living alumni worldwide including several distinguished people. Andy Ackerman is a successful TV producer and director known for his work like 'Seinfeld', 'Frasier' and 'Whitney,' as well as holding three primetime Emmy Awards, two Directors Guild Awards, and one Golden Globe Award. Michelle Ashford is the screenwriter for 'The Pacific' of HBO and 'Masters of Sex' of Showtime. Jeff Brazil is a celebrated journalist who has served as Los Angeles Times editor and writer and holds a Pulitzer Prize, Worth Bingham Prize, and Scripps Howard Award. Alex Austin is the CEO and co-founder of Branch Metrics. Robin is a lead engineer at NASA AMES Research Centre. Brendan Eich is the creator of JavaScript.

Year of establishment1851
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Also Known AsSCU
Size of Campus in acres106
UG/PG Course Ratio0.62
Faculty/Student Ratio10
Endowments ValueUS Dollar 840 million
No.of Campuses2
Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense15462 USD
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Santa Clara University Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MS(11 Courses)(18 months-2 years)USD 23.44 K - 34.08 K
MIM(3 Courses)(16-18 months)USD 19.56 K - 39.76 K
MBA/PGDM(2 Courses)(20 months-2 years)USD 40.15 K - 64.19 K
M.A.(3 Courses)(12 months-2 years)USD 17.12 K - 32.61 K
B.E. / B.Tech(3 Courses)(4 years)USD 52.89 K
BBA(1 Courses)(4 years)USD 52.89 K

Santa Clara University Scholarships

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K.C. Mahindra Scholarships For Post-Graduate Studies Abroad
Rs. 8,00,000
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
Hani Zeini Scholarship
Rs. 74,390
Engineering,Computers,Science + 2 more
Harvey Fellowship
Rs. 11,90,240
Science,Humanities,Business

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Santa Clara University Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MS(11 Courses)

: Accepted

: 6.5-7.0

: 79.0-100.0

MIM(3 Courses)

: 6.5-7.0

: 90.0-100.0

: Accepted

MBA/PGDM(2 Courses)

: Accepted

: Accepted

: 7.0 & Above

M.A.(3 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 80.0-90.0

B.E. / B.Tech(3 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 90.0 & Above

: 61.0 & Above

BBA(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 90.0 & Above

: 61.0 & Above

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On-campus Accommodation

Available

  • On campus accomodation available for students
  • All first-years and most sophomores live in RLCs (Residential Learning Communities) housed in eight of our ten campus residence halls
  • All residence halls are close to classrooms and the student center
  • SCU provides both furnished and unfurnished on-campus housing options for law and graduate students
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• Includes Franklin & Bellomy House Singles
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Off-campus Accommodation

Available

  • The residence type includes studio apartments, 3 bedroom apartments, 4 bedroom apartments, and shared apartments
  • The average rent is 1100 to 1500 USD/month
  • The student residences are fully furnished with all the basic amenities such as electricity, water, gas, modular kitchen, laundry, and unlimited internet access
  • Maximum accommodation is minutes from the San Jose Airport, walk to public transportation as well as San Jose State University and Santa Clara University including many more

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Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
MS INR 23.5 L
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BE/Btech INR 26.3 L
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BSc INR 26.5 L
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BBA INR 23.8 L
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MA INR 24.6 L
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MIM INR 27.2 L
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MBA INR 28.8 L
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MFA INR 27.3 L
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MEng INR 26.5 L
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MArch INR 29.8 L
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MEM INR 21.7 L
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BHM INR 23.5 L
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MDes INR 35.4 L
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MASc INR 22.9 L
Average Hostel & Meals Expense

INR 8.8 L (based on 1090 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 80
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 54
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GRE: 293
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GMAT: 500
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SAT: 1050
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ACT: 21
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Santa Clara University FAQs

Q. Why study at Santa Clara University?

A. Students can consider to study at Santa Clara University seeing its stats - 94% First-year retention rate, 11:1 Student-to-faculty ratio, 85% Four-year graduation rate and 300+ days of sunshine per year.

Q. Where does Santa Clara University rank?

A. Santa Clara University ranks #55 among other universities in the USA as per US News & World Report National Rankings for 2022. Also it ranks #23 for best undergraduate teaching in the state. Get more info at: Santa Clara University Ranking

Q. Are interviews a part of the admission process of Santa Clara University?

A. No. Interviews are not a part of the admission review at Santa Clara University. However, international students are recommended to sit for an interview as it will be an added advantage because Duolingo, InitialView or Vericant interview conducted as part of holistic evaluation process would see the additional effort of submitting an interview as part of demonstrating the applicant's interest in Santa Clara.

Q. What if the applicant does not fit in with the listed GPA of Santa Clara University?

A. No, the listed GPA's are not technically required. It is highly advised, however, that an applicant be at or above the listed GPA while applying for Santa Clara University admission.

Q. What are the interview deadlines at Santa Clara University?

A. The interview deadlines at Santa Clara University are as follows:
  • First Year Early Action or Early Decision: November 23
  • First Year Regular Decision: February 16
  • Transfer Winter: November 1
  • Transfer Fall: April 1

Q. Are pathway courses a part of the major opted at Santa Clara University?

A. Yes, students can use courses required for their major provided that they follow the general Pathway requirement of no more than two courses in the same subject.

Q. Is it easier to get a second degree from Santa Clara University?

A. At Santa Clara, priority in the admission process is given to first-degree seeking students. SCU does accept second-degree seeking students with the policy that the second degree must be an unrelated division at SCU. For example, a student with a Business degree could only then apply to a major within the College of Arts & Sciences or the School of Engineering, and vice versa. Get more details at: Santa Clara University Courses

Q. Does Santa Clara University offer in-campus placements?

A. Yes, Santa Clara University offers on-campus placements and also internship opportunities to its already admitted students. Find more about placements at: Santa Clara University Placements

Q. Is Santa Clara University test optional?

A. Yes, Santa Clara University has adopted a two-year test optional policy beginning with Fall 2021 first-year applicants. Scores on the SAT or ACT are not required for students applying to Santa Clara University nor will they be disadvantaged for doing so in the admission process. For those who wish to submit scores for consideration, self-reported test scores can be submitted through the student's SCU application status portal.

Q. Which ELP scores are accepted by Santa Clara University for admission?

A. Santa Clara University accepts the following ELP scores for admission

Q. How many students get financial aid at Santa Clara University?

A. 73% of Santa Clara University students receive financial aid in some or the other form. International students are elible for only scholarships either merit or need based.
Location
University CitySanta Clara, California, USA
Size of cityMedium
Population of City1,27,000
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa_Clara,_California

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500 El Camino Real Santa Clara, CA 95053
Santa Clara ( California)

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