Santa Clara University
#399 Overall Influence#1245 Desirability Rank

Santa Clara University

Private non-profit Jesuit university located in Santa Clara, California

From Wikipedia

Santa Clara University is a private Jesuit university in Santa Clara, California, with about 5,400 undergraduate students and about 3,300 postgraduate students. Established in 1851, Santa Clara University is the oldest operating institution of higher learning in California and has remained in its original location for 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. The university is classified as a "Doctoral/Professional" university by Carnegie Classification.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

16,242

Acceptance

50%

Graduation Rate

89%

Median SAT Score

1355

Median ACT Score

30

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$51,081

Fees (in-state)

$630

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$21,208
30K-48K$21,930
48K-75K$26,781
75K-110K$36,299
110K+$45,899

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$85,300

Employed

92%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

8K

Under-Grads

6K

Graduates

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara CA 95053

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

22 per 100k

Violent Crime

1 per 100k

What is Santa Clara University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#87 World Rank #41 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#172 World Rank #80 USA Rank
Economics
#244 World Rank #111 USA Rank
Sociology
#317 World Rank #115 USA Rank
Philosophy
#222 World Rank #119 USA Rank
Psychology
#378 World Rank #131 USA Rank
Mathematics
#265 World Rank #138 USA Rank
Law
#336 World Rank #145 USA Rank
Computer Science
#205 World Rank #147 USA Rank
Business
#418 World Rank #165 USA Rank
Engineering
#357 World Rank #188 USA Rank
Political Science
#312 World Rank #221 USA Rank
Communications
#524 World Rank #224 USA Rank
Anthropology
#469 World Rank #259 USA Rank
History
#1192 World Rank #347 USA Rank
Physics
#832 World Rank #367 USA Rank
Biology
#804 World Rank #380 USA Rank
Education
#1258 World Rank #523 USA Rank
Medical
#1942 World Rank #714 USA Rank
Literature
#2230 World Rank #743 USA Rank
Chemistry

Other areas of influence

#434 World Rank #314 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#881 World Rank #533 USA Rank
Nursing

Influential People

Who are Santa Clara University's Most influential alumni?

Santa Clara University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, Economics, and Business. Santa Clara University’s most academically influential people include Reza Aslan, Khaled Hosseini, and Robert Freitas.

Reza Aslan
Reza Aslan

Iranian-American author, commentator

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Khaled Hosseini
Khaled Hosseini

Novelist

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Robert Freitas

American nanotechnologist

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Brian Swimme
Brian Swimme

American cosmologist

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Paul Locatelli

American academic and Jesuit priest

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Brendan Eich
Brendan Eich

American computer programmer and technologist

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Kevin Quinn
Kevin Quinn

President of the University of Scranton

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Ron Hansen

Novelist, essayist, and professor

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A. P. Hamann

United States Navy officer

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James Pike
James Pike

American bishop

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Andy Devine
Andy Devine

Actor

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Shemar Moore
Shemar Moore

American actor and former fashion model

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