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Website: www.scu.edu/

Private
Co-ed
5,499
Undergraduate
Students
(49.8%) 2,741 Women
(50.2%) 2,758 Men
3,130
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
54% of 15,061 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 7

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.69
SAT Math
640-730 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
671 average
630-710 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
30 average
28-32 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$74,829
Tuition and Fees
$53,634
Room and Board
$15,507
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Freshman Award
$38,281
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$28,808
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Quarter
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
542
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 23% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Santa Clara Population
119,311
Nearest Metropolitan Area
San Francisco, San Jose
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
56% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Broncos
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
16.7% Asian
3.4% Black/African-American
18.5% Hispanic/Latino
7.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
51.6% White
2.3% Unknown
International Students
3.9% from 36 countries
First-Year Students Returning
94.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
85.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
80%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
12.9%
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