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International Students and Scholars

Welcome International Students and Scholars!

SCU welcomes over 1,500 international students and scholars to our campus community from Austria to Zambia.

International students choose SCU for a term or year or for their full degree. Students tell us they appreciate SCU’s academic quality and opportunities to explore the liberal arts and sciences – even while they pursue a degree in an area like Business or Engineering. They tell us that the Jesuit, Catholic tradition that focuses on social justice leads them to a campus that is student-centered and globally connected. And they tell us that they are excited by the opportunities not only on campus but in the dynamic Silicon Valley community around them.

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Navigate here to Prospective International Students

Admission to Santa Clara University is managed directly by the academic program, and deadlines and application materials vary based on the program. Use the Admission Information link to select your program and discover why SCU is the right fit for you.

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Navigate here to Admitted International Students

Learn about the steps to come to the U.S. as an international student. Request the immigration documents you need. Begin your visa application process. Plan your travel to SCU. Prepare to arrive in the U.S. Explore the immigration entry experience.

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Navigate here to Current International Students

Stay apprised of the immigration rules that every international student needs to know. These resources will help you understand your immigration status and how to maintain compliance as an international student.

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Navigate here to Employment For International Students

SCU's international students and alumni take their education to the next level by gaining practical training and experience in their field. Learn about the immigration authorizations that provide international students the ability to participate in practical training while maintaining valid immigration status.

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Navigate here to Student Resources

Learn about the various government processes that international students go through when starting live in the U.S. Connect with on-campus resources and offices to support your time at SCU.

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Navigate here to Get Involved

Learn about our core programming and events. Sign up to get involved as a participant or leader. Gain leadership experience, learn about U.S. culture, and make new friends.

Navigate here to Quick Links

Get quick access to resources that international students find helpful.

Global Engagement Calendar

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