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Office of Undergraduate Admission

The Undergraduate Admission Office is responsible for attracting, evaluating, and enrolling an academically strong, diverse, and socially conscious undergraduate student population in alignment with Santa Clara University’s mission, values, and enrollment goals.

Santa Clara University is a selective admission university that admits new students based on past performance, potential for future academic success, and contribution to the campus community consistent with the mission and Jesuit tradition of the University. Applicants are admitted as full-time, degree-seeking students. Santa Clara does not have a part-time undergraduate program option and does not enroll non-degree students except international non-degree students participating in an approved international partnership.


Building: Patricia A. & Stephen C. Schott Admission and Enrollment Services
Front Desk: 408-554-4700
Fax: 408-554-5255


The Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX: Santa Clara University does not discriminate in its employment practices or educational programs or activities on the basis of sex/gender. SCU also prohibits retaliation against any person opposing discrimination or participating in any discrimination investigation or complaint process internally or externally. Reports of misconduct, questions regarding Title IX, and concerns about noncompliance should be directed to Belinda Guthrie, Director of Equal Opportunity and Title IX Coordinator. For a complete copy of the university's policy and more information, contact the university Director of Equal Opportunity and Title IX Coordinator or the Assistant Secretary of Education within the Office for Civil Rights (OCR).