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Santa Clara University Admission: 408-554-4700 • Financial Aid: 408-554-4505 •

500 El Camino Real • Santa Clara, CA 95053

Coed • Four-Year • Comprehensive University • Roman Catholic Jesuit Affiliation Founded in 1851, Santa Clara University is committed to educating leaders of competence, conscience, and compassion. More than 5,200 undergraduate students from across the US and around the world call this university home. Our undergraduates can choose from 50 majors within the arts and sciences, business and engineering, with the opportunity to work across disciplines. SCU is a Jesuit, Catholic university inspired by a 450-year-old tradition that takes a humanistic approach to education. Campus Information

Admission Information

Academic Calendar Number of Students Average Size of Entering Class Largest UG Degree Programs

Varies based on program Undergrad: 5,250; Grad: 3,269 1,286 (3-yr avg) Communication; Finance; Political Science; Psychology; Economics Distance Learning Offered No Jesuit School of Theology, Berkeley Additional Locations (1) Student to Faculty Ratio 12:1 Freshmen who Return as Sophomores 95% Tuition (w/o financial aid) $42,156 Not required, but recommended On-Campus Housing Policy Auto Parking Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors only Extracurricular Intercollegiate & Intramural sports; Athletic Scholarships; 100+ Student Organizations;

Financial Aid Information Early Action for Fin. Aid CSS Profile: Nov. 15, FAFSA: Feb. 1 Regular Decision for Financial Aid CSS Profile & FAFSA: Feb. 1 Cal Grant Deadlines Mar. 2 Financial Aid Forms Required FAFSA and CSS Profile Types of Aid Available Pell Grants; FSEOG; Cal Grants; Direct Loans; Perkins Loans; Merit-based Scholarships; Work Study; Institutional Loans; Student Loans; Private Loans

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Financial Aid 74%

Application Fee Application Fee Waiver Commitment Deposit Amount Early Action & Decision

Procedures & Standards—Freshmen Application Deadline

Early Action & Early Decision: Nov. 1 Reg. Decision: Jan. 7 Date Students Notified of Adm. Early Action & Early Decision: Late Dec.; Reg. Decision: Late Mar. Accept/Recommend A-G Course Pattern Yes Other Recommended/Req’d Courses English 4/4; Mathematics 3/4; Science 2/3-4; Foreign Language 2/3-4; Social Studies 3/3; Electives 1/1; Performing Arts 0/1 Middle 50% SAT Range for Freshman Class Math Scores 610 to 700 Critical Reading 590 to 680 3.64 Average GPA of Entering Class

Profile of Incoming Freshmen Applicants Admitted Fall Admit Rate

Federal Grants

Graduation Rates

Other Countries 3% Institutional Grants

.2% American Indian/Alaska Native 3.1% 17.5%

Asian Black/African American Hispanic

.3% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 46.2% 3.1% 9.6% 6.4%

White Non-Resident Alien Race/Ethnicity Unknown Two or More Races

California 59%

Other States 38%

Student Loans

Diversity (All Undergraduates) 13.6%

79% 85%

Freshman Class Geographical Profile

10% State/Local Grants

14,339 7,344 51.22%

Freshmen who graduate within four years Freshmen who graduate within five years

41% 13%

$55 Yes $400 Nov. 1

Procedures & Standards—Transfers Application Deadline Winter: Oct 1; Fall: Rolling, Jan. 7—Apr. 15 SCU Scholarship Consideration Considered at time of admission Date Students Notified of Adm. Rolling Advanced Placement Offered Yes Advanced Credit Given Yes Transfer Units Accepted Varies by college, see website Res. Units Required for a Bachelors Degree See website Minimum College GPA See website Accept IGETC/CSUGE Breadth No, See website CA Comm. College Articulation Agreements (GE/BA) Varies by college

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