Santa Clara University

Leavey School of Business

Santa Clara University

Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in the heart of Silicon Valley with approximately 8,500 students. Founded in 1851 by the Society of Jesus, California’s oldest operating higher education institution offers a rigorous undergraduate curriculum in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus nationally recognized graduate and professional programs in business, education, engineering, counseling psychology, law, and pastoral ministries. The University boasts a diverse community of scholars characterized by small classes and a values-oriented curriculum. The traditions of Jesuit education—educating the whole person for a life of service—run deep in all of its curricular and co-curricular programs.

Santa Clara University is perennially ranked among the top comprehensive universities by U.S. News & World Report. SCU has one of the highest graduation rates for undergraduate students among all comprehensive universities. The University has a national reputation for its undergraduate program that features a distinctive core curriculum, an integrated learning environment, and research opportunities for undergraduate students. The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program in the Leavey School of Business is annually ranked in the top 20 among the nation’s part-time programs and in the top five in California. The School of Law is ranked in the top 100 of the nation’s law schools with its Intellectual Property Program recognized among the top 10 of such programs in the country.

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