University Press Releases
SCU Grads Among Highest Paid
Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014
Santa Clara University’s undergraduate degree recipients earn among the highest salaries of U.S. college or university alumni, according the 2014-2015 College Salary Report survey by PayScale, a compensation-data company based in Seattle.
Santa Clara University ranks 26th out more than 1,000 colleges or universities evaluated nationwide. SCU graduates reported making an average of $56,000 in starting salaries and $111,000 at mid-career.
Santa Clara Welcomes Delegation from Universidad Centroamericana
Monday, Sep. 15, 2014
A group of 10 faculty and university leaders from the Universidad Centroamericana (UCA) in El Salvador will be visiting Santa Clara University Sept. 15-17.
Santa Clara University Ranks No. 2 of Master’s Universities in the West, Highest Graduation Rate
Tuesday, Sep. 9, 2014
Santa Clara University is ranked second among master’s universities in the West according to U.S. News and World Report. SCU earned an overall score of 98 out of 100, a dramatic increase from 90 just five years ago. At 94 percent, SCU has the highest freshman retention rate of any master’s university in the country and also has the highest graduation rate in the West, at 84 percent.
Honoring Jesuits Killed 25 Years Ago for Seeking Justice for the Poor
Thursday, Sep. 4, 2014
From Nov. 5 to Nov. 16, Santa Clara University will honor the 25th anniversary of the killing of Salvadoran Jesuits who died advocating for justice for their nation's poor. The event will be marked with programs, lectures, and prayer events on Santa Clara University’s campus and in El Salvador.
Santa Clara University Earns Perfect Score in Green College Honor Roll
Tuesday, Sep. 2, 2014
Santa Clara University is heading into the 2014–15 school year with new bragging rights: a top spot in Princeton Review’s Green College Honor Roll. The Jesuit university in Silicon Valley earned its first perfect score in the rankings of 861 colleges across the country. The rankings note Santa Clara’s vested interest in environmental justice and sustainable living practices for the benefit of society at large.
Santa Clara University Mourns Death of Victor Vari, SCU’s Longest Serving, Beloved Professor
Friday, Aug. 22, 2014
The Santa Clara University community is saddened by the death Wednesday evening of its longest-serving professor, Victor B. Vari, 94, who taught Italian and other languages and literatures to SCU students for 66 years.