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Address500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053
Phone408-554-4000
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School TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Santa Clara University Campus, Santa Clara, CA
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2021 Tuition & Fees and 2022 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2021 tuition and fees of Santa Clara University are $52,998. For graduate programs, its 2021 graduate school tuition and fees are $23,507.
The estimated 2022 tuition & fees are $52,370 based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2022 graduate school tuition & fees are $22,054.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $85,300. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Computer Engineering program shows the highest salary with $93,300 after graduating.
2020-21 Tuition & Fees2021-22 Estimation
Undergraduate$52,998
Graduate$23,507
*Updated with 2021 tuition data: source: NCES (National Center for Education Statistics)
Undergraduate$52,370
Graduate$22,054
The estimation for 2021-2022 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2021 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at Santa Clara University is 51% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 17%. The average SAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 1,360.
The average graduation rate is 92%. Total 8,616 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2021 Key Academics Statistics at SCU
Admission Stats »51% Acceptance Rate / 17% Yield
Test Scores »1,360 SAT / 30 ACT
Graduation Rate »92%
Retention Rate93%(full-time), 100% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio9.09% (11 to 1)
Student Population »8,616 (5,608 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$26,780
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$85,300
Average Salary by Field of Study$31,400 - $93,300

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Santa Clara University offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at SCU
Online ClassGraduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening CollegeYes
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
SCU provides several student services including academic/career counseling services, employment services for students.
On-Campus Student Services at SCU
Remedial servicesNo
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersNo
On-campus day care for students' childrenYes
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of Santa Clara University. The school is religiously affiliated with Roman Catholic. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 3,447. It also offers separate board/meal plans.
SCU Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity3,447



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