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Schools and Centers

There are many ways to support the academic programs and research of our Schools and Centers of Distinction.

College of Arts and Sciences

Home to the humanities, visual and performing arts, and natural and social sciences, the College of Arts and Sciences offers majors, minors, and core requirements for undergraduate students.

Leavey School of Business

Undergraduate and graduate students get a professional business education, the technical skills necessary for success, and the ethical, global, and humanistic perspectives that are the hallmarks of a Jesuit education.

School of Engineering

Founded in 1912, the School of Engineering educates tomorrow's technical leaders in small and rigorous classes taught by expert faculty members. The undergraduate program is ranked among the nation's top 30 engineering schools; the outstanding graduate program offers master's and Ph.D. degrees.

School of Education and Counseling Psychology

The graduate degrees and certifications offered through this school are designed to educate compassionate professionals who will transform lives, schools, and communities.

Jesuit School of Theology

Established in 1934, the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University is an international center for the culturally contextualized study of theology and ministry, committed to social justice, Jesuit tradition, spirituality, and connecting students to the world around them.

School of Law

Santa Clara University's School of Law, ranked among the top 100 law schools in the U.S., is dedicated to training lawyers with uncompromising standards of excellence in service to their clients and society, with an emphasis on ethical issues in the legal process.

Miller Center for Social Enterepreneurship

The mission of the Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship is to accelerate global, innovation-based entrepreneurship in service to humanity.

Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education

This Center of Distinction brings together SCU's most characteristically Jesuit programs to extend our core values to the entire campus.

Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

This Center of Distinction was established to integrate practical and theoretical approaches to ethical decision-making at SCU and in the larger community.