Santa Clara University

not for profit university Estd 1851
Santa Clara, California, USA
Santa Clara University

John Nobili, S.J. founded Santa Clara University (SCU) in 1851 as Santa Clara College which was a boys’ preparatory school. In 1853, it began offering college courses and enrolled over 275 students by 1875. In 1912, engineering and law schools were added to the college and it became the University of Santa Clara. The institution enrolled 75 female students in 1961 and became California’s first co-educational Catholic university. It was given its current name in 1985.

At present, the university holds the accreditation of the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), and its various programs are approved by different prestigious organizations.

Situated in Santa Clara, California, the SCU campus is spread across 106 acres. It features the first-rate infrastructure and offers world-class facilities to its students. The campus houses over 50 buildings including modern classrooms, well-equipped research laboratories, the Mission Santa Clara de Asis, a huge library, a spacious television studio, the Centre of Performing Arts, and the de Saisset Museum. With ten comfortable and spacious residence halls, students are provided with excellent accommodation options. Apart from these amenities, it also offers extensive facilities for various sports like basketball, baseball, soccer, golf, tennis, volleyball, and softball.

SCU’s six colleges and schools offer numerous undergraduate and graduate programs in various fields of education like anthropology, sciences, communication, computer science, economics, engineering, mathematics, languages, arts, psychology, business, law, and theology. Currently, it enrolls over 9,000 students including a huge population of foreign students from across the world. About 62 percent of undergraduates are from California, with the others coming from throughout the United States and 44 countries. The University has an average class size of 23 students and the student to faculty ratio measures to 12:1.

The university houses an excellent team of more than 500 experienced and qualified faculty members. It also offers opportunities for various student-exchange and study abroad programs through its collaborations with a number of well-established educational institutions across the globe such as Australian Catholic University in Australia, the University of Vienna in Austria, KU Leuven in Belgium, Universidad Alberto Hurtado in Chile, Lanzhou University in China, Bucerius Law School in Germany and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi in India.

SCU has more than 103,500 living alumni worldwide including several distinguished people. Andy Ackerman is a successful TV producer and director known for his work like ‘Seinfeld’, ‘Frasier’ and ‘Whitney,’ as well as holding three primetime Emmy Awards, two Directors Guild Awards and one Golden Globe Award. Michelle Ashford is the screenwriter for ‘The Pacific’ of HBO and ‘Masters of Sex’ of Showtime. Jeff Brazil is a celebrated journalist who has served as Los Angeles Times editor and writer and holds a Pulitzer Prize, Worth Bingham Prize, and Scripps Howard Award. Alex Austin is the CEO and co-founder of Branch Metrics. Robin is a lead engineer at NASA AMES Research Centre. Brendan Eich is the creator of JavaScript.

MS in Business Analytics
  • Duration - 16 Months
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : Accepted, GRE : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 34.6 Lakh

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M.S. in Computer Science and Engineering
  • Duration - 1.5 - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 20.4 Lakh

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MS in Information Systems
  • Duration - 24 Months
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 7
  • Fees - INR 21 Lakh

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Evening MBA
  • Duration - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : Accepted, GRE : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 30.6 Lakh

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MS in Finance and Analytics
  • Duration - 1 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : Accepted, GRE : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 28.6 Lakh

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M.S. in Electrical Engineering
  • Duration - 1.5 - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 35.2 Lakh

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Master of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 20.4 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 90
  • Fees - INR 36.1 Lakh

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Bachelors in Accounting
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 90
  • Fees - INR 33.5 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 90
  • Fees - INR 36.7 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 90
  • Fees - INR 36.3 Lakh

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Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MBA - 1 CourseGMAT - Accepted
GRE - Accepted
IELTS - 7 & Above
MS - 4 CoursesGRE - Accepted
IELTS - 6.5-7
TOEFL - 79-100
MIM - 2 CoursesGRE - Accepted
IELTS - 7 & Above
TOEFL - 100 & Above
BE/Btech - 3 CoursesIELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 90 & Above
PTE - 61 & Above
BBA - 1 CourseSAT - Accepted
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 90 & Above

Admission Requirement

DocumentsSOP - Needed for few courses
LOR - Needed for all courses
Essays - Needed for few courses
CV - Needed for few courses
Additional documents - Required
Application feesUSD 60 - 148
Type of deadlineDepends on course
Intake Season & DeadlinesFall - 1ˢᵗ May - 1ˢᵗ Jun 2021

Approximate Fees

CoursesDurationTuition Fees
MBA - 1 Course24 MonthsINR 30.6L
USD 41,755
MS - 4 Courses18 - 24 MonthsINR 20.4L - 35.2L
USD 27,848 - 48,024
MIM - 2 Courses1 - 1.3 YearsINR 28.6L - 34.6L
USD 38,988 - 47,232
BE/Btech - 3 Courses4 YearsINR 36.1L - 36.7L
USD 49,329 - 50,112
BBA - 1 Course4 YearsINR 33.5L
USD 45,675

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