Santa Clara University

Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Program


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A career in entrepreneurship has never held greater promise.  Technology is driving globalization at an unprecedented rate.  The pace of innovation is accelerating.  Advancements in IT, biotech, cleantech and other sectors are creating opportunities for visionary entrepreneurs to solve problems on a global scale.  Today more than ever, entrepreneurs enabled by technology hold the potential of changing the world for the benefit of humanity.

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Santa Clara University is at the global nexus of high technology industry, venture capital and entrepreneurial talent.  Santa Clara plays a vital role in the economic health of Silicon Valley, currently enrolling over 8,800 talented students from over 22 countries in our top-ranked undergraduate and graduate programs.  In addition, Santa Clara University supports a notable alumni network of over 77,000 members; more than 50% of whom live and work in the greater San Francisco Bay Area.

As a Jesuit University, Santa Clara educates leaders of competence, conscience and compassion who help fashion a more just, humane and sustainable world.  For prospective students seeking to change the world, there is no better place to prepare for a career in entrepreneurship than "the Jesuit University in Silicon Valley."


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