Santa Clara University

Transfer Students

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Students transferring from local community colleges can use these helpful transfer guides to plan and prepare for Santa Clara.

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    SCU's more than 72,000 alumni are politicians, engineers, artists, athletes, CEOs, lawyers, teachers, entrepreneurs, and Jesuits. Their success shows the world what can be accomplished with a Santa Clara education.
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    Santa Clara University is recognized as one of the nation's top comprehensive universities and has the fourth-highest undergraduate graduation rate among U.S. master's-level universities. We seek an uncompromising standard of excellence in teaching, learning, and scholarship.
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    About SCU

    Santa Clara University, a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California's Silicon Valley, offers its more than 8,000 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master's, Ph.D., and law degrees. Distinguished nationally by the fourth-highest graduation rate among all U.S. master's universities, California's oldest operating higher-education institution demonstrates faith-inspired values of ethics and social justice.
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    Core Attributes

    Santa Clara University educates leaders of competence, conscience, and compassion for a globalizing world. For more than 150 years, SCU has offered a student-centered, values-based curriculum in the Jesuit tradition of educating the whole person.
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    Interested in a Santa Clara education? Our nationally ranked programs for undergraduates, graduate students, and professionals are always looking for talented new faces. We offer online application information, financial aid counseling, and resources to help you take the next steps to joining us.
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    On Campus

    Our campus is more than just buildings. This is our engaged community: art exhibits, lectures, career fairs, athletic events, stage productions, concerts, and more than 100 student organizations make Santa Clara University a prime destination for social and cultural enrichment.
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    News & Info

    Every day brings something new to the Santa Clara campus. Find out what we've accomplished, what's up next, and how to get involved with our dynamic and engaging community.