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Academic Rigor
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Dorm Life
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4.7059
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Most Helpful Review for Santa Clara University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Bao from San Jose, CA
  • 28 out of 28 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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  • Emily from Sammamish, WA
  • Feb-11-2015 I am a current student here

    Santa Clara University is a school that truly allows every student to create their own unique experience and develop a deeper understanding of who they are. It offers plenty of diverse programs, clubs, and activities without being so large that it feels overwhelming. Perfectly located in Silicon Valley, it looks like a country club and feels like a home away from home.

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  • Logan from CA
  • Dec-29-2014 I am a current student here

    I can't imagine myself anywhere other than Santa Clara. Kind people, beautiful weather, and an amazing education make me realize I landed at my dream school. If Santa Clara isn't on your radar it should be, and if you see yourself as a perspective Bronco do yourself a favor and apply.

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  • Bob
  • Dec-13-2014 I am a current student here

    Santa Clara University is a great school that focuses on opening up the students view of the world. The three C's of Santa Clara University are Competence, Conscience, and Compassion. At Santa Clara, we strive to live by those rules every day in order to make our world a better place.

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  • Alexandra from San Ramon, CA
  • Nov-25-2014 I am a current student here

    Small school that gives its students plenty of attention and resources. Well known and regarded in the area (Silicon Valley) gives many opportunities for students. Beautiful campus as well.

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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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