Santa Clara University

#487 / #151
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School
Private non-profit Jesuit university located in Santa Clara, California, United States

Santa Clara University Featured Rankings

About Santa Clara University

According to Wikipedia, Santa Clara University is a private Jesuit university in Santa Clara, California. Established in 1851, Santa Clara University is the oldest operating institution of higher learning in California. The university's campus surrounds the historic Mission Santa Clara de Asís which traces its founding to 1776. The campus mirrors the Mission's architectural style and is one of the finest groupings of Mission Revival architecture and other Spanish Colonial Revival styles. The university is classified as a "Doctoral/Professional" university.

Santa Clara University's Online Degrees

Santa Clara University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score

How Much Does Santa Clara University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$26,428
30K - 48K$23,508
48K - 75K$29,618
75K - 110K$34,770

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Santa Clara University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Santa Clara University, then you can expect to earn an average of $85,300 per year. You also have a 92% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Santa Clara University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates

Where is Santa Clara University?

Santa Clara University is located at 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara CA 95053

How Safe is Santa Clara University?

Santa Clara has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Santa Clara University Known For?

Santa Clara University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Santa Clara University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

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 Psychology, Computer Science, and Business. Here are some of Santa Clara University's most famous alumni:

Brendan Eich
Brendan Eich
An American computer programmer and technology executive.
Reza Aslan
Reza Aslan
An Iranian-American author, commentator.
Robert Freitas
An American nanotechnologist.
Jerry Brown
Jerry Brown
A 34th and 39th Governor of California.
Steve Nash
A Canadian basketball player and coach.
Brian Swimme
Brian Swimme
An American cosmologist.
José Abad Santos
A Fifth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines and served as Acting President of the Philippines during World War II.
Khaled Hosseini
Khaled Hosseini
A Novelist.
James V. Schall
An American academic.
Carol E. Reiley
An American roboticist.
Dee Dee Myers
Dee Dee Myers
An American political analyst and press secretary.
Jack Mullin
An American engineer .

Image Attributions