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Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, CA
#2

Regional Universities West



Founded in 1851, Santa Clara University is a private institution that resides on 106 urban acres in Santa Clara, California. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs, and is home to the Leavey School of Law and the Jesuit School of Theology. The Santa Clara Broncos compete in NCAA Division I athletics, and there are more than 100 organizations for students to join.

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Quick Facts


500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053

2014-2015 Tuition

$43,812 Tuition and Fees

Students

5435 undergraduate students
50% male / 50% female

Admission

January 7 application deadline
49.8% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1851

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design, Engineering, General, Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering, Civil Engineering, General, Computer Engineering, General, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Engineering Physics/Applied Physics, Mechanical Engineering, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Italian Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Mathematics, General, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Mathematics and Computer Science, Ancient Studies/Civilization, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Anthropology, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Women's Studies, Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, Public Health, General, Accounting, Accounting and Business/Management, Business/Managerial Economics, Finance, General, Organizational Behavior Studies, Management Information Systems, General, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Minors Offered

Information Technology, Engineering, General, Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering, Computer Engineering, General, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Japanese Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Italian Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature, Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biotechnology, Mathematics, General, Environmental Studies, Mathematics and Computer Science, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, International/Global Studies, Ancient Studies/Civilization, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Christian Studies, Islamic Studies, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Anthropology, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Urban Studies/Affairs, Social Sciences, Other, Asian Studies/Civilization, Latin American Studies, Women's Studies, Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other, Dance, General, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, Music, Other, Public Health, General, Business/Commerce, General, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Management Information Systems, General, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 5,435
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 5,314
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 90
Percent of male undergraduates: 50%
Percent of female undergraduates: 50%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, day care, health service, health insurance
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, international students, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: crew (heavyweight), crew (lightweight), track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis, water polo
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball, water polo

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 4 0 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 7 2 1
Burglary 2 1 8
Motor vehicle theft 1 2 1
Arson 2 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 3 0 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 5 0 1
Burglary 1 1 6
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 2 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 2 0
Drug law violations 0 1 2
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 1 0
Drug law violations 0 1 2
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.


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