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Santa Clara University

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Rating

Private

Type

9,423

Students

$52,998

Tuition

49%

Acceptance

#76

Ranking

Midsize City

Campus Setting

Santa Clara, CA

500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053

Santa Clara University is a mid-sized private college located in Santa Clara, CA ranked 87thin the US. It has a total of 5,797 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 48.82% acceptance rate. Santa Clara University offers 93 different majors and is best known for its accounting and business management, web design, and ethnic studies programs (nationally ranked 4th, 4th, and 5th respectively). With a tuition cost of $52,998 per year, Santa Clara University is extremely pricey. 82.27% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, joining the labor force. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $72,600 per year, which is 75% over the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$53,634/Year
Above Average

Santa Clara University

$53,634

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$74,829/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$47,422/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

49%Acceptance
Average

Santa Clara University

49%

National

69%
Sat

1280 - 1440

68% of students submit

Admissions Yield

17%

ACT

0 - 0

43% of students submit

Application Website

www.commonapp.org

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$60

Students

5,797Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

1,390

Part-Time

1
Male

51%

In-state

83%

Female

49%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

1%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
13% Computer Engineering, General6% Finance, General6% Business Administration and Management, General75% Others

13% Computer Engineering, General

6% Finance, General

6% Business Administration and Management, General

75% Others

Computer Engineering, General

13%

312 Graduates

Finance, General

6%

160 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

6%

153 Graduates

Speech Communication and Rhetoric

5%

130 Graduates

Economics, General

5%

123 Graduates

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

4%

92 Graduates

Counseling Psychology

4%

90 Graduates

Psychology, General

4%

90 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors10:110:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

10

Number of Library Books

571,201

Academic Spend per Student

$19,624

Full-time Retention Rate

94%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$61,100/Year

Santa Clara University

$61,100

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$61,100

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$72,600

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

82%