Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)


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Santa Clara University is ranked 33 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 116 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 57%
Applicants who took ACT 57%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+21%
600-69952%
600+73%

SAT Math Score

700+35%
600-69950%
600+85%

ACT Score

30-3654%
24-2943%
24+97%

Students applied14,899
Students admitted7,270
Admission rate49%

Students per faculty12

4-year graduation rate77%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$47,112
Fees$0
Room and board$13,965
Estimated book expense$1,791
Total cost$62,868

Cost after need-based aid$37,931
Cost after non-need-based aid$49,036

Average debt at graduation$27,407

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$67,600

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met75%
Average need-based aid$24,937
Average non-need-based aid$13,832

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment5,385

Full-Time

Men2,691
Women2,612

Part-Time

Men41
Women41

Freshmen retained95%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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