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Academic Rigor
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Most Helpful Review for Santa Clara University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Bao from San Jose, CA
  • 27 out of 27 people found this review helpful

The faculty offer much more than what textbooks can do. Not only that, but just seeing all different types of people from different backgrounds builds the social aspect as well as the classroom aspect. It's also very easy to get to know people since the campus and size isn't obscenely huge. With that said, class sizes are also small, so there's many chances to, you know, get to remember people?

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  • Kelly from Denver
  • Sep-25-2013 I am a current student here

    SCU has a beautiful campus with beautiful people. Go here if you're looking for a casual school with good academics and a decent social scene. Don't go here if you're looking for top tier academics or cannot deal with a diverse group of students.

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  • Maria
  • Jul-29-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Santa Clara is a private school that offers everything I could want in a university. The food is delicious, the dorms (RLC's as they are known on campus) are clean and spacious, the professors are easy to talk to, and the campus is beautiful. I am excited to start taking my chosen classes and live there.

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  • Alex from San Diego, CA
  • Mar-28-2013 I am a current student here

    This University flies under the radar. People always think about big name schools, but when you actually come and visit and spend sometime here, it is the most amazing place you could attend college.

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  • Brendan from Danville, CA
  • Jan-22-2013 I am a current student here

    Santa Clara University is a college where the sky is the limit for any dedicated student. With hundreds of opportunities to get involved in school activities other than school itself, Santa Clara truly allows students to be their own person. If you like the sunshine and a friendly environment full of dedicated professors and loyal friends, Santa Clara is the place for you.

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  • TJ
  • Jan-14-2013 I am a current student here

    Santa Clara University is an amazing school and I would strongly encourage anyone to apply here. We have a beautiful campus at Santa Clara and great California weather. The academics provided at Santa Clara are top notch and also connect us with many Silicon Valley job opportunities.

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  • John from Santa Clara
  • Jan-12-2013 I am a current student here

    Located in the heart of the Silicon Valley, Santa Clara University is a holistic and well-rounded institution grounded in the Jesuit philosophy of education. Supporting students in all their endeavors, from academic to extracurricular to post-grad, Santa Clara does its part to provide an excellent college experience while preparing students for the next step in their academic or professional lives. Santa Clara's rigor in all areas of study and the resources it provides its students ensure every student's opportunity for academic success and achievement.

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  • Brendan from Danville, CA
  • Jan-09-2013 I am a current student here

    SCU is a fun and small to college. SCU is a great school to begin your Freshman year. The professors really care about every individual and make time to assist us

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  • Kelsey
  • Dec-19-2012 I am a current student here

    Santa Clara University truly aims to shape students into knowledgeable and well-rounded members of the community. With small class sizes are large availability of office hours, faculty is readily willing and able to answer any questions to ensure students are on the right track, both understanding and comprehending material. SCU consistently challenges the mind while providing a social and inviting atmosphere perfect for both learning and maturing in an ever changing social and technological world.

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