August 2015

Santa Clara Ranked in the Top 11th Percentile for Value by Money Magazine

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 7, 2015 — Santa Clara University is ranked 75th out of 736 schools in Money’s Best Collegesthat provide the best value and education for tuition dollars. 

Money Magazine’s rankings were based on 21 factors in three equally weighted categories: educational quality, affordability, and alumni earnings from Santa Clara was given a special value measure of B+, a “value added” grade that considered how well students at each school did versus what would be expected given their economic and academic background, and the institution’s mix of majors.

About Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University, a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located 40 miles south of San Francisco in California’s Silicon Valley, offers its more than 9,000 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering; master’s degrees in business, education, counseling psychology, pastoral ministry, and theology; and law degrees and engineering Ph.D.s. Distinguished nationally by one of the highest graduation rates among all U.S. master’s universities, California’s oldest operating higher-education institution demonstrates faith-inspired values of ethics and social justice. For more information, see

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Tina Vossugh | SCU Media Relations | | 408-554-5126

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