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Class of 2015 Launch College Career
Santa Clara University’s campus is bustling with some 1,300 freshmen, who embarked on their college career today. For a fifth consecutive year, SCU received a record number of applicants—13,342, an increase of about 12 percent from the year before. Of the 1,275 students who were admitted, 61 percent are from California, 37 percent are from 37 states and 1.6 percent are international students, representing countries such as China, India, and Canada. Besides California, the next top 10 states with the most students are: Washington (123), Oregon (63), Colorado, (47), Hawaii (39), Illinois (25), Massachusetts (21), Arizona (20), Nevada (17), and Texas (15).
Here’s a look at how the numbers for the class of 2015 compare in recent years:
The freshman students moved into their dorms on Sept. 17, while more than 400 upperclassmen moved into the University’s first eco-friendly student housing community, University Villas. Read more.