How much does Santa Clara University cost?

Santa Clara University Cost of Attendance
In-state $51,711
Out-of-state $51,711
On-Campus Room and Board $14,910
Off-Campus Room and Board $11,970
Average Annual Cost $41,545
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $21,208
$30,000-$48,000 $21,930
$48,000-$75,000 $26,781
$75,000-$110,000 $36,299
Over $110,000 $45,899

Santa Clara University Financial Aid and Debt

84%

Students paying down their debt

$21,500

Typical Total Student Debt

$222

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 76% $26,392
Federal Grants 10% $5,315
Pell grants 10% $4,489
Other federal grants 3% $2,287
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 9% $9,027
Institutional grants or scholarships 72% $25,905
Student loan aid 34% $6,636
Federal student loans 33% $6,149
Other student loans 2% $26,421

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Do community service 304 Up to $500
Take a foreign language class 190 Up to $5,000
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500
Play a sport 155 Up to $1,500
Do an extracurricular activity 303 Up to $3,000
Take a challenging class 315 Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Santa Clara University Admissions

What is Santa Clara University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 50%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 62% of applicants
SAT Reading 630-700
SAT Math 640-740
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 46% of applicants
Composite Score 28-32

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Santa Clara University Campus Life

12:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

64

Forbes Ranking

84%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

91%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 5499
Living on campus
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance
Men
50%
Women
50%

Student Diversity

70%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
49.54%
Hispanic or Latino
17.75%
Asian
16.02%
Unknown
13.11%
Black or African American
3.27%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.18%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.13%

Santa Clara University Graduation Success

First Year Student Retention

84%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$69,600

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Santa Clara University

Address

500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Midsize City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify