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Global Village: On April 10, student groups representing Asian-Pacific Islander, Chicano Latino and African-American heritages and more shared their cultural pride at the annual Global Village celebration. Photo by Joanne H. Lee.

News & Events

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  • Top Choice

    How Santa Clara University goes to great lengths to evaluate—and win over—star applicants.

    A recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education spotlighted Santa Clara University's unique process for evaluating and accepting our elite Johnson Scholars.

  • Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton

    Trump and Clinton: Santa Clara University Looks Ahead

    Now that the 2016 presidential election is virtually certain to be between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, we asked professors and others at Santa Clara University what they will be watching for in the next six months leading up the November election, and why.

  • Students from the LEAD Scholars program during LEAD week

    Increasing our LEAD

    Eighty-two percent of Santa Clara University's first-generation college students graduate in four years, compared with a national average of only 10 percent graduating in six years.

    A program that serves Santa Clara University's first-generation college students has helped keep the graduation rate at an impressive 82 percent in four years, compared with 10 percent in six years nationwide.

    Recent Headlines

    GSBF Andrew Pascale at Jibu Uganda

    Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship Launches $10 Million Endowment Fund for its Global Social Benefit Fellowship

    A $10 million endowment will support a program that sends students to social entrepreneurial businesses worldwide, for field-based research that changes lives.

    Justice Mariano Florentino Cuellar and Judge Lucy Koh

    Two Top Jurists Invoke History to Inspire 2016 SCU Law Graduates

    Duo of top U.S. jurists urged SCU Law graduates to bridge divides and to learn from history that obstacles are part of the journey.

    Ignatian Center logo

    Santa Clara University Names Welsh Theologian and “World Citizen” as Executive Director of Ignatian Center

    Welsh theologian Dorian Llywelyn, S.J., has been named to lead the Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education at Santa Clara University.

    Statue in Mission Gardens

    College Choice Ranks Santa Clara University 6th among 75 Catholic U.S. Universities

    Santa Clara University has been ranked sixth among 75 Catholic U.S. Universities by the independent online college-information company, College Choice.

    The winning edition of Santa Clara Magazine

    Santa Clara Magazine Honored as “Best in the West” by Western Publishing Association

    Santa Clara Magazine has earned MAGGIE Awards for the best design of any West Coast-based consumer magazine with over 75,000 circulation, and best overall magazine published by a nonprofit.

    Santa Clara University Names Newest Class of Johnson Scholars

    Santa Clara University selects the 2020 Class of Johnson Scholars