Tool December 2017

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Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 50.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 56.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 52.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 21.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 73%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 52.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 31.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 83%
ACT score 24-29: 45.00%
ACT score 30-36: 53.00%
ACT score 24+: 98.00%
Students applied: 15,834
Students admitted: 7,648
Admission rate: 48%
Students per faculty: 11
4-year graduation rate: 82%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 96%
Full-time enrolled men: 2,671
Full-time enrolled women: 2,682
Part-time enrolled men: 49
Part-time enrolled women: 36
Total enrollment: 5,438

COSTS

Tuition: $49,233
Room and board: $14,487
Est. book expense: $1,854
Fees: $625
Total cost: $66,199
Cost after need-based aid: $38,918
Cost after non-need-based aid: $51,821
Average debt at graduation: $27,385

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 76%
Average need-based aid: $27,281
Average non-need-based aid: $14,378
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
1,417
Average aid package: $34,298
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,945
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 36%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
41%
% receiving student loans: 44%