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94%
First-year retention rate
 
11:1
Student-to-faculty ratio
 
85%
Four-year graduate rate
 
300+
Days of sunshine per year
 

 

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An empty Mission Church interior
‘A Hope That Will Not Disappoint’

On SCU’s 169th Anniversary, President Kevin O’Brien, S.J., asked an empty Mission Church if we can find a message from God in our isolation. Traditionally a day of celebration, Founder’s Day was forced online this year due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Jamie Ferris
Jamie Ferris: Mechanical Engineer, Philosopher, and Runner

The members of Jamie's Senior Design Team need only one word to describe the Mechanical Engineering and Philosophy double-major: powerhouse. Jamie hit the ground running (literally) when she came to Santa Clara University on a Presidential Scholarship.

Sean Reilly, Rhodes scholar, on campus
Sean Reilly: Environmental Hero, Climber, and Rhodes Scholar

Areli Hernandez smiling just outside SCU's campus
Areli Hernandez: First Generation Student, Fulbright Scholar, and Dancer

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