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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required
Common Application Accepted: Yes

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

500 El Camino Real Santa Clara, CA 95053
Phone: (408) 554-4000
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Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Andrea from Taiwan-Province Of China
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Although I am yet to be accepted, I think that prospective students need to know what kind of school they are looking for before applying to SCU. It is clear that SCU has a specific kind of student that they look for, so basically prospective students should get to know SCU before applying.

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  • Emily from Sammamish, WA
  • I am a current student here

    Fully embrace dorm life freshman year, as many people stay friends with their floormates for their entire college experience. Don't expect a ton of diversity amongst the students. Balance fun with classes (it's more of a challenge than you think, especially when there are day parties every weekend of spring quarter).

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  • Logan from CA
  • I am a current student here

    Don't be put off by the cost of Santa Clara. It may seem out of your price range but I truly believe in the long run it will be well worth your investment. Developing connections in the heart of Silicon Valley presents an incredible springboard to a successful career.

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  • Bob
  • I am a current student here

    Take all your CORE classes first. Be careful not to run out of meal points, so budget them well Meet with an advisor if you need help

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