Santa Clara University

Men's MCLA Contact: Greg Hollingshead
7 / 10
5,520 Undergrads / 8,642 Students
10 / 10
$42,114 Net Price
8 / 10
49% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MCLA Div. 1

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Medium

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
87% / 91%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

The team travels along the coast of California to take on a variety of temas like University of California-Berkeley, The Claremont Colleges, Loyola Marymount, San Jose State, and University of San Diego. Last year they traveled East to play University of Nevada-Las Vegas.

Recruit Commits

No commits have been submitted for this team.

Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Commitment has been verified or submitted from a trusted source
500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA, 95053 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Sacramento California Area
  • Portland Oregon Area
  • Greater San Diego Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Orange County California Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Hawaiian Islands
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Salinas California Area
Where Grads Work
  • Cisco
  • Apple
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Oracle
  • Google
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Intel Corporation
  • IBM
  • Stanford University
  • Wells Fargo
  • NetApp
  • Microsoft
  • Symantec
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • VMware
What Grads Do
  • Engineering
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Information Technology
  • Consulting
  • Media and Communication
  • Program and Project Management
  • Legal
  • Research
  • Community and Social Services
  • Human Resources
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
590 - 680
650 - 740
1270 - 1450
28 - 32

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

Free ACT and SAT test prep

Free SAT test prep

Applicants 16,300 7,737 8,563
% Admitted 49% 47% 51%
% Admits That Enroll 17% 19% 16%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.67
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Admissions office
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (28%)
    Engineering (15%)
    Social Sciences (15%)
    Finance, General (10%)
    Speech Communication and Rhetoric (9%)
    Communication & Journalism (9%)
    Economics, General (8%)
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General (7%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (6%)
    Psychology, General (5%)
    Psychology (5%)
    Computer Engineering, General (5%)
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General (5%)
    Mathematics and Computer Science (5%)
    Political Science and Government, General (4%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (4%)
    Accounting (4%)
    Athlete graduation rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

    Net price calculator

    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$53,634
    Books & Supplies$1,971
    Cost of Living$15,507
    Personal Expenses$3,717
    Sticker Price$74,829

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    68% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship64%$29,367
    Federal Grants12%$5,604
    Pell Grants12%$4,766
    Other Federal5%$2,166
    State & Local Grants11%$9,018
    Institutional Grants63%$27,047
    Student Loans29%$7,732
    Federal Loans28%$4,979
    Other Loans3%$32,546

    Financial aid office

    Free scholarship search

    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $979 Million $113,313

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $21,000.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $19,166 $223

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 0.9%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,393 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $72,600

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.47 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 87% of students graduate on time.

    Team Social
    View @scubroncos on Instagram
    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 2 2
    Fondling 1 1
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 1 1
    Burglary 2 2
    Motor Vehicle Theft 3 1
    Arson 1 1

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Professional-dominant
    Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, highly residential

    Carnegie classifications provide a framework for evaluating comparable schools.

    Similar Academic Schools