Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, CA
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Santa Clara University Reviews

Based on 20 Reviews
500 El Camino Real Santa Clara, CA
College Review
Career PreparationA-
Students and CultureA-
FacilitiesA-
Activities and GroupsA-
A-
Excellent
Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Santa Clara University

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Organizational Behavior Studies
17
Marketing/marketing Management, General
110
Information Resources Management
77
Finance, General
135
35
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies
3
Economics, General
102
Business/managerial Economics
22
Business Administration and Management, General
227
Accounting and Business/management
13
Accounting
84
114
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Mechanical Engineering
48
36
0
0
Environmental Studies
28
Environmental Science
14
Engineering/industrial Management
48
Engineering
0
0
Energy Management and Systems Technology/technician
10
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
23
49
0
2
Computer Software Engineering
7
Computer Engineering, General
40
162
0
0
Civil Engineering, General
40
14
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
0
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
33
14
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Women's Studies
7
Theology/theological Studies
8
6
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
42
0
Sociology
30
Religious/sacred Music
0
Religion/religious Studies
12
Psychology, General
116
Political Science and Government, General
118
Philosophy
21
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other
0
History, General
23
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
7
Divinity/ministry
0
Counseling Psychology
74
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
4
Christian Studies
12
Anthropology
11
Ancient Studies/civilization
2
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
124
Special Education and Teaching, General
0
0
Spanish Language and Literature
33
Secondary Education and Teaching
56
11
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies
22
Latin Language and Literature
0
Italian Language and Literature
2
German Language and Literature
2
French Language and Literature
9
English Language and Literature, General
47
Elementary Education and Teaching
55
0
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
27
14
Education/teaching of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs
0
Education, Other
18
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
0
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
6
Applied Mathematics, General
3
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Programs for Foreign Lawyers
41
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other
2
Law
218
International Law and Legal Studies
1
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Physics, General
1
Mathematics, General
24
Mathematics and Computer Science
17
Engineering Physics/applied Physics
5
Chemistry, General
9
Biology/biological Sciences, General
71
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
0
Biochemistry
25
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Public Health, General
51
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Web Page, Digital/multimedia and Information Resources Design
10
Management Information Systems, General
24
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Music, General
6
Fine/studio Arts, General
10
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General
18
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
School Accreditation Information
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 5 Reviews
Alumni
Bs, Class of 1981
Alumni gatherings networking
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Mathematics, Class of 1979
up to date technology, comprehensive curriculum, internships
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Sociology, Class of 2004
Gen Ed requirements include social science classes. Career center provides practice interviews and sets up job fairs.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
History, Class of 2004
SCU has an office of career services (something like that) that helps you write resumes, practice job interviews, etc. They also place students in work study jobs and internships. The alumni connection is huge for networking in the bay area. They hold tons of events throughout the year.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor of Arts - English, Class of 2007
LOL, I have a really expensive piece of paper that basically did nothing for me.
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 5 Reviews
Alumni
Bs, Class of 1981
Mixed races, Jesuit instruction, ethics focused, strong in writing, law, business, sciences
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Mathematics, Class of 1979
multi-cultural, goal oriented, faith based
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Sociology, Class of 2004
While many of the students on campus are entitled, I would say that the culture of the school overall is committed to social justice and building community.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
History, Class of 2004
It's a smaller Catholic private school, so there are lots of people interested in social justice and giving back to the community. There is also a good amount of partying and socializing as well.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor of Arts - English, Class of 2007
B+/A- students, mostly white catholics, laid back attitude.
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 5 Reviews
Alumni
Bs, Class of 1981
They have everything most students are looking for in a smaller environment. Lost the football program years back.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Mathematics, Class of 1979
not brand new, but well maintained
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Sociology, Class of 2004
It depends on the building/ major. The smaller, less popular majors are in older buildings with fewer luxuries. The older dorms have smaller rooms. However, the campus overall is comfortable, clean, and safe. There is adewuate access to everything that students need to feel at home.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
History, Class of 2004
Most facilities were built in the 1960s but are currently being updated (the library was completely rebuilt about 5 years ago). Dorms are being modernized. Some buildings are still very old, no air conditioning, etc.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor of Arts - English, Class of 2007
a mix of brand new and very old. No in between. Depends what classes and what your major was.
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 5 Reviews
Alumni
Bs, Class of 1981
Back then, lots of social groups. I have no clue about now.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Mathematics, Class of 1979
service oriented groups
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Sociology, Class of 2004
I spent most of my time and made a lot of my friends at the Multi-Cultural center. We also made use of late night dining on campus. Once you're 21, check out The Hut, just off campus. Before you're 21, house parties are the way to go.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
History, Class of 2004
I don't know, I was a transfer student who lived off campus. The Greek system is kind of popular, as is the spirit squad for sports games.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor of Arts - English, Class of 2007
Athletics. No Greek System and no Football team. Very little in the way of activities.
Rated January 2016