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Santa Clara University Welcomes Class of 2014
They’re young, smart, and diverse, and they’re ready to begin the next challenging chapter of their lives. On Sept. 20, some 1,300 freshman students began their college career at Santa Clara University, one of the top universities in the country, according U.S. News & World Report, Princeton Review, and Forbes.
For the fourth year in a row, SCU experienced a record number of applications totaling 11,788, an increase of 15 percent from the year before. Of the applicants, 7,100 came from California alone.
SCU’s Class of 2014 come from diverse backgrounds and a strong academic standing. Of the 1,316 students who were admitted, 60 percent are from California and 37.4 percent are from 36 states, including Hawaii, New York, and Texas. International students make 2.6 percent and come from China, Venezuela, and Zimbabwe to name a few. Read more.