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Engineering with a mission. We educate engineers empowered with the ability and drive to address the greatest challenges of the 21st century.

Guided by our Jesuit, Catholic values, we are committed to the highest in academic and ethical achievement. Our mission is to fuel engineering students' intellectual curiosity in support of building a more just, humane, and sustainable world. Through our undergraduate and graduate programs, we focus on educating the whole person.

3 Cs + 3 Hs + 1 T = 1 Unique Education

Competence, Conscience, and Compassion: We are dedicated to educating men and women to be leaders of competence, conscience, and compassion.

Head, Heart, and Hands: We strive to inspire the head, touch the heart, and put the hands into action to improve the world. Technical knowledge and ethical thinking are meaningless if not put to use.

The T-Model of Engineering Education: We pair a deep technical core curriculum (math, science, engineering) with a broad set of skills essential for success (communication, ethics, entrepreneurial mindset, creativity, global view), engaging both the left and right sides of the brain.

In the classroom and beyond, we offer courses, interdisciplinary projects, competitions, and a myriad of opportunities for students to tackle real problems here at home and around the world. They put into action their technical expertise as well as business and social skills, empathy, and the ethical discernment that can lead to a sustainable future for all. 

2019 Dean's State of the School Address:

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Contact Us

Santa Clara University
School of Engineering
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053

Heafey-Bergin, Bldg. 202
Guadalupe Hall, Bldg. 455

408-554-5474 fax


  • Surging Toward the Future

    With an ambitious new STEM complex slated for construction on the very site where engineering's facilities now stand, an equally ambitious plan is in the works to ensure our students' needs are met or exceeded throughout the process.