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Santa Clara University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Santa Clara, CA

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$75,615
Tuition and Fees
$55,629
Room and Board
$15,972
Books and Supplies
$1,080
Other Expenses
$2,934
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
onestop@scu.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification
On or about April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001326
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
855 (61.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
544 (63.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
519 (95.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
175 (33.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
77%
Average Award
$37,952
Need-Based Gift
Received by 452 (87.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $33,925
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 256 (49.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,606
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 222 (42.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
380 (27.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,852

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
3,337 (59.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,498 (74.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,966 (78.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
646 (32.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$39,105
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,770 (90.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $32,076
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,005 (51.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,768
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 848 (43.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1,730 (31.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,015

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
35%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$26,603
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
4.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
Private credit-based loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Business, Engineering/Technologies, Military Science
Number of Awards
2,422
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Dance, Debating, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
33
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, Siblings of Current Students, Spouses of Current Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
101
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$3,969

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