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Santa Clara’s Graduate School of Business named No. 2 Business School for Tech

A new study from GradReports shows that Santa Clara is the No. 2 Business School for Tech, with 7.28% of alumni employed with the Big Five tech companies (Google, Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Microsoft).

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (September 13, 2021)

A new study from GradReports shows that Santa Clara is the No. 2 Business School for Tech, with 7.28% of alumni employed with the Big Five tech companies (Google, Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Microsoft).

Based on alumni employment data, the study evaluates post-grad potential for salary and which schools have the best results for a career with major companies in the top three industries for MBA graduates - consulting, investment banking, and tech. 

Santa Clara’s No. 2 placement behind the University of Washington, makes it the No. 1 Business School in California for professionals looking to transition to or advance within the tech industry. Out of the Big Five tech companies, Google is the leading employer of Santa Clara’s graduate business alumni. 

“Our location in the heart of Silicon Valley allows our students to learn from industry-leading faculty and interact directly with today’s corporate front-runners,” said Nydia MacGregor, Interim Senior Assistant Dean of Graduate Program. “We’re very proud of our relationships with these leading organizations and of our strong alumni network, who remain connected and engaged with our programs.”

About Santa Clara University

Founded in 1851, Santa Clara University sits in the heart of Silicon Valley—the world’s most innovative and entrepreneurial region. The University’s stunningly landscaped 106-acre campus is home to the historic Mission Santa Clara de Asís. SCU has among the best four-year graduation rates in the nation and is rated by PayScale in the top 1 percent of universities with the highest-paid graduates. SCU has produced elite levels of Fulbright Scholars as well as four Rhodes Scholars. With undergraduate programs in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, and graduate programs in six disciplines, the curriculum blends high-tech innovation with social consciousness grounded in the tradition of Jesuit, Catholic education. For more information see www.scu.edu

About Leavey School of Business

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, one of the most dynamic business environments in the world, the Leavey School of Business combines academic excellence in the 450-year Jesuit tradition, with an energetic, innovative spirit that typifies the region. Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business offers one of the nation's best graduate business programs ranked No. 13 Executive MBA by U.S. News & World Report, No. 20 ranked Evening MBA by U.S. News & World Report, and No. 40 ranked Online MBA by U.S. News & World Report. Our Undergraduate Business programs rank in the Top 15% and No. 23 nationwide in best undergraduate teaching according to U.S. News & World Report. For more information, visit www.scu.edu/business.

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