Santa Clara University Graduate Schools

Santa Clara University (referred to as SCU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Santa Clara, CA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Santa Clara University is $25,170 in average. The school has 3,122 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 8,642 including undergraduate students.

Santa Clara University Graduate School Overview

Santa Clara University (referred to as SCU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Santa Clara, CA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (2/28/1949 - Current).
SCU Directory Information
School NameSanta Clara University (SCU)
Address500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053
Phone408-554-4000
Webhttps://www.scu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.commonapp.org
Financial Infohttps://www.scu.edu/financialaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Santa Clara University is $25,170 in average. The school has 3,122 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 8,642 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 38 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 2 programs are available online classes.
SCU Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$25,170
Student Population3,122
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs38 graduate programs
(2 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio10 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Santa Clara University is $25,170 in average for academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $1,231. Santa Clara University offers the alternative tuition plans.
SCU 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$25,170
Required Fees$0
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$1,231
Santa Clara University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at SCU
Distance Learning (Online Classes)2 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Santa Clara University is $25,170. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 7.07% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 16, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$28,836-
2018-2019$24,144-
2019-2020$25,056-
2020-2021$23,507-
2021-2022$25,170-
The graduate school tuition & fees of SCU is average compared to private graduate schools in California. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,187 and the California graduate tuition is $21,959 (public) / $23,736 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Santa Clara University$25,170
All Graduate Schools$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
California Graduate Schools$11,285$22,237
Public$11,285$21,959
Private$23,736
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $21,294 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Santa Clara University. On-campus living costs are increased by 3.21% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $22,014. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.73% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Costs
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$14,487$3,240$13,293$4,239
2018-2019$14,910$3,240$13,779$4,248
2019-2020$15,507$3,717$15,084$5,274
2020-2021$15,972$2,934$16,581$4,641
2021-2022$16,533$2,979$17,253$4,761
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $1,231 at Santa Clara University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 7.04% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$1,068
2018-2019$1,006
2019-2020$1,044
2020-2021$1,150
2021-2022$1,231

Graduate Programs at SCU

Santa Clara University offers 41 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,209 students have completed their study at Santa Clara University.
Offered Degrees at Santa Clara University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree274856
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship4012
Doctor's degree - other50236
Post Bachelor's Degree30105
Post Master's Degree200
Total4141,209
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Santa Clara University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Accounting program with 105 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Computer Engineering program with 177 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 217 completers.
Santa Clara University offers 41 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,209 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 856 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 236 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 105 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 61 completers-
Information Technology61-
Education [+] 134 completers-
Education0-
Educational Leadership and Administration15-
Elementary Education and Teaching40-
Secondary Education and Teaching70-
Education (other)9-
Engineering [+] 280 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering16-
Civil Engineering9-
Computer Engineering177$103,000
Computer Software Engineering6-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering39-
Mechanical Engineering33-
Engineering Technology [+] 39 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician3-
Engineering/Industrial Management36-
Legal Studies [+] (2 completers) 54 completers-
Law0-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies0-
Programs for Foreign Lawyers53-
International Law and Legal Studies0-
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (other)1-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 1 completers-
Mathematics0-
Applied Mathematics1-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] (2 completers) 24 completers-
Philosophy0-
Christian Studies24-
Theology And Religious Vocations [+] (2 completers) 40 completers-
0-
Theology/Theological Studies21-
Divinity/Ministry19-
Theology and Religious Vocations (other)0-
Psychology [+] 89 completers-
Psychology0-
Counseling Psychology89-
Business [+] 134 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management131$115,000
Finance1-
Management Science2-
Total856
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering [+] 6 completers-
Computer Engineering4-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering1-
Mechanical Engineering1-
Theology And Religious Vocations [+] 6 completers-
0-
Theology/Theological Studies6-
Total12
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering [+] 1 completers-
Computer Engineering0-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering0-
Mechanical Engineering1-
Legal Studies [+] 217 completers$62,200
Law217$62,200
Theology And Religious Vocations [+] 18 completers-
0-
Theology/Theological Studies18-
Total236
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Engineering [+] 0 completers-
Engineering0-
Engineering (other)0-
Business [+] 105 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Accounting105-
Total105
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering [+] 0 completers-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering0-
Mechanical Engineering0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at SCU

For academic year 2021-2022, total 3,008 students enrolled into Santa Clara University graduate schools where it has total 8,642 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,953 full-time and 1,055 part-time graduate students. By gender, 1,386 male and 1,622 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,0081,3861,622
Full-time1,9539111,042
Part-tme1,055475580
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 890 White (29.59%), 67 Black/African American (2.23%), 507 Hispanic (16.86%), 629 Asian (20.91%), and 915 students with other races. 682 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,0081,3861,622
American Indian/Native American110
Asian629311318
Black/African American672344
Hispanic507174333
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander844
White890439451
Two More1487276
Un-Known763145
Non-resident Alien682331351
Santa Clara University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 299 graduate students (9.94% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively . The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total3,008
Enrolled Online Exclusively299
Enrolled Some Online Courses0
Not in Online Courses2,709

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