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Undergraduate Admission

Headquartered in the most innovative place on earth, Silicon Valley, Santa Clara University blends high-tech innovation with a social consciousness grounded in the Jesuit educational tradition. Broncos are driven to build a better, kinder, more humane, and sustainable planet.


Many communities are struggling due to the COVID pandemic and extreme weather events. Applicants please reach out to us if you are experiencing any particular hardship submitting components of your application. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with each family and community affected.

We have extended our Early Decision II and Regular Decision deadlines to January 18th. Learn more.

Prepare To Be Pushed

SCU students celebrating at commencement ceremony

Inspiration unfolds around us every day at Santa Clara University. Faculty and students work together, challenge each other, and grow through teamwork. Graduates thrive in every career path imaginable. Find out why SCU is the right fit for you.


Opportunities Await

Whatever you’re searching for, you’ll find a community of students on the same quest.


Blogs for students

Visit our new Blog page for the most updated news on admission at SCU.


Life at SCU

Hear from current students, faculty, and alumni in our Life Invented series.

Podcasts and Videos


Our people and programs enable you to build a powerful foundation, one that kick-starts your career and sends you out to lead the life you’ve imagined.

Transforming STEM Education
Featuring flexible labs, collaboration hubs, an Innovation Zone, and multidisciplinary project spaces, the Sobrato Campus for Discovery and Innovation is one of the largest STEM facilities in the country.

This Could Be Your View

Beautiful, sunny, and full of opportunity.

Office of Undergraduate Admission

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).