Santa Clara's five schools and colleges demonstrate commitment to undergraduate and graduate learning that encompasses the values of competence, conscience, and compassion.
- Home to the humanities, visual and performing arts, and natural and social sciences, the College of Arts and Sciences offers majors, minors, and core requirements for undergraduate students.
- The graduate degrees and certifications offered through this school are designed to educate compassionate professionals who will transform lives, schools, and communities.
- Undergraduate and graduate students get a professional business education, the technical skills necessary for success, and the ethical, global, and humanistic perspectives that are hallmarks of a Jesuit education.
- Founded in 1912, the School of Engineering educates tomorrow's technical leaders in small and rigorous classes taught by expert faculty members. The undergraduate program is ranked among the nation's top 30 engineering schools; the outstanding graduate program offers master's and Ph.D. degrees.
- Established in 1934, the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University is an international center for the culturally contextualized study of theology and ministry, committed to social justice, Jesuit tradition, spirituality, and connecting students to the world around them.
- Santa Clara University's School of Law, ranked among the top 100 law schools in the U.S., is dedicated to training lawyers with uncompromising standards of excellence in service to their clients and society, with an emphasis on ethical issues in the legal process.
- Undergraduate courses in arts and sciences are open to SCU students and non-students; graduate-level courses in business, engineering, law, education, counseling psychology, and pastoral ministries are open to registered students.