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 Santa Clara University Named Best by U.S. News & World Report, Princeton Review, Forbes

Santa Clara University begins a busy and impressive year, after making three of the country’s most well-known college lists.

In its annual ranking, “America’s Best Colleges 2011,” U.S. News & World Report ranked SCU second overall among 115 master’s universities in the West. SCU’s average undergraduate graduation rate, 85 percent, was the third highest in the country among 572 national master’s level universities. Read more.

The University jumped to No. 115 in Forbes’ “America’s Best Colleges” list for 2010. In the previous year, SCU was ranked 150, and in 2008, the year of Forbes’ inaugural edition, it was 318. Read more.

The Princeton Review’s annual guidebook, “The Best 373 Colleges,” featured SCU, recognizing it for its academic program and Catholic values.


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