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Santa Clara University

Santa Clara University

500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053
(408) 554-4000

Founded in 1851, Santa Clara University is a 4-year research institution. Santa Clara, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Santa Clara, CA. SCU is the second oldest institution in the state of California. It offers subjects such as special education and civil engineering. Students are offered eight certificates, 47 degrees at the bachelors level, 19 masters level degrees, and four doctoral level degrees by this university. In 2010, 8,687 students pursued degrees from the 66 programs at SCU. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities accredits this university. This mid-sized university is one of 28 research universities in California.

Admission

In 2010, 10,226 students applied for admission to this university. Santa Clara admitted 58% of applicants or 6,033 students. Around 56% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 10,226 students applied for admission to this university. Santa Clara admitted 58% of applicants or 6,033 students. Around 56% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 59%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 58%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 60%

Student Demographics

This university had 8,687 students enrolled in 2010.

Student Demographics

This university had 8,687 students enrolled in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 4517
  • Total Enrolled Female: 4170
  • Undergraduate Male: 2502
  • Undergraduate Female: 2605
  • Graduate Male: 2041
  • Graduate Female: 1539

Faculty Demographics

839 teachers work for this university. Over half of the instructors are full-time and 391 out of 839 teachers are part-time. Approximately 59% of teachers are male.

Faculty Demographics

839 teachers work for this university. Over half of the instructors are full-time and 391 out of 839 teachers are part-time. Approximately 59% of teachers are male.

  • Male: 497
  • Female: 342
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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