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Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, California

 10 reviews

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Santa Clara University

Private 4 Year

10 reviews

About Santa Clara University

Santa Clara University (also referred to as Santa Clara) is a private Jesuit university located in Santa Clara, California. It has 5,435 full-time undergraduate students, and 3,335 graduate students. Founded in 1851, Santa Clara University is the oldest operating institution of higher learning in California, and has remained in its original location for 166 years. The university's campus surrounds the historic Mission Santa Clara de Asis, which traces its founding to 1776. The campus mirrors the Mission's architectural style, and provides a fine early example of Mission Revival Architecture.

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Located in Santa Clara, California.

500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA, 95053, Santa Clara County

Santa Clara University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2021 Best Colleges in America

#167 of 6828

2021 Best Colleges in California

#14 of 703

2021 Top Religious Colleges in California

#1 of 60

Most Popular Majors

Out of 23 majors categories at Santa Clara University, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Santa Clara University within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni