Tool December 2016

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Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 57.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 57.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 52.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 21.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 73.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 50.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 35.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 85.00%
ACT score 24-29: 43.00%
ACT score 30-36: 54.00%
ACT score 24+: 97%
Students applied: 14,899
Students admitted: 7,270
Admission rate: 49%
Students per faculty: 12
4-year graduation rate: 76.6%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 95%
Full-time enrolled men: 2,691
Full-time enrolled women: 2,612
Part-time enrolled men: 41
Part-time enrolled women: 41
Total enrollment: 5,385

COSTS

Tuition: $47,112
Room and board: $13,965
Est. book expense: $1,791
Fees: $0
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 75%
Average need-based aid: $24,937
Average non-need-based aid: $13,832
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
1,437
Average aid package: $32,052
Students receiving need-based aid: 2,008
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 37%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
43%
% receiving student loans: 47%