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Santa Clara University

Women's WCLA Contact: Helen Chase
Profile
Size
7 / 10
5,520 Undergrads / 8,642 Students
Cost
10 / 10
$42,114 Net Price
Selectivity
8 / 10
49% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 1

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Medium

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
95%
Overall Graduation Rate
91%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
87% / 91%
Calendar System
Quarter
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most road games are played in-state.

Recruit Commits
2017
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Kate Rice Immaculate Heart Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ Goal
Greta Waldvogel Visitation St. Paul, MN Mid
Helen Chase Middlesex School Essex, MA Def
Anne Marie Heywood Bellevue East Bellevue, WA Def
Sarah Steindl Lake Forest Lake Forest, IL Att
Kelly Guslani Darien Darien, CT Def
Kelly Guslani Saint Francis San Carlos, CA Mid
 
2016
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Abigail Cattermole Carondelet Alamo, CA Mid
Margaret Brennan Grosse Pointe South Grosse Pointe, MI Mid
Kelcey Higgins Acalanes Lafayette, CA Def
Holly Waggoner Mercer Island Mercer Island, WA Att
Natalie Quinn Goodson Archbishop Mitty San Jose, CA Mid
 
2015
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Ellie Higgins Acalanes Lafayette, CA, CA Att
Megan Nolte La Costa Canyon Encinitas, CA Mid, Def
Alyssa Mueller Acalanes Lafayette, CA Def
Kate Richter Darien Darien, CT Att
Sarah Mason Ludlowe Fairfield, CT Def
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Location
500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA, 95053 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Sacramento California Area
  • Portland Oregon Area
  • Greater San Diego Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Orange County California Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Hawaiian Islands
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Salinas California Area
Where Grads Work
  • Cisco
  • Apple
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Oracle
  • Google
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Intel Corporation
  • IBM
  • Stanford University
  • Wells Fargo
  • NetApp
  • Microsoft
  • Symantec
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • VMware
What Grads Do
  • Engineering
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Information Technology
  • Consulting
  • Media and Communication
  • Program and Project Management
  • Legal
  • Research
  • Community and Social Services
  • Human Resources
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Academics
Athletics
Campus
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
590 - 680
Math
650 - 740
Total
1270 - 1450
ACT
Composite
28 - 32

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 16,300 7,737 8,563
% Admitted 49% 47% 51%
% Admits That Enroll 17% 19% 16%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.67
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
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    High School Rank
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (28%)
    Engineering (15%)
    Social Sciences (15%)
    Finance, General (10%)
    Speech Communication and Rhetoric (9%)
    Communication & Journalism (9%)
    Economics, General (8%)
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General (7%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (6%)
    Psychology, General (5%)
    Psychology (5%)
    Computer Engineering, General (5%)
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General (5%)
    Mathematics and Computer Science (5%)
    Political Science and Government, General (4%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (4%)
    Accounting (4%)
    Athlete graduation rate
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $42,114

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    Undergraduate
     
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$53,634
    Books & Supplies$1,971
    Cost of Living$15,507
    Personal Expenses$3,717
     
    Sticker Price$74,829

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    68% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship64%$29,367
    Federal Grants12%$5,604
    Pell Grants12%$4,766
    Other Federal5%$2,166
    State & Local Grants11%$9,018
    Institutional Grants63%$27,047
     
    Student Loans29%$7,732
    Federal Loans28%$4,979
    Other Loans3%$32,546

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $979 Million $113,313

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $21,000.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $19,166 $223

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 0.9%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,393 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $72,600

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.47 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 87% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 2 2
    Fondling 1 1
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 1 1
    Burglary 2 2
    Motor Vehicle Theft 3 1
    Arson 1 1

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Professional-dominant
    Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, highly residential

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