Santa Clara University


High School Students

Santa Clara University Young Scholars Program 

"Before the program, I wasn't really passionate about any particular subject or field of study. But after completing the five week program, I feel like I have a much better idea about what I want to pursue and get out of my college experience." - 2015 Young Scholar

Discover your answers to:
  • Am I prepared for College?
  • How is college different from high school?
  • What are college professors like?
  • How do I choose a major?

Become a Young Scholar at Santa Clara University!

Each year select, highly-motivated, college-bound students explore the world of higher education in a five-week intensive program that includes university courses, advising, and meetings with key people on campus.  Students leave with a hands-on experience of college life and units that will apply toward their eventual university degree.

About Santa Clara University
Located in the heart of the Silicon Valley, Santa Clara University has provided education for the whole person in the Catholic and Jesuit traditions for 150 years.  It offers top-quality undergraduate and graduate programs distinguished  by their Jesuit character and a commitment to an ethical, values-oriented curriculum.  Santa Clara University was founded in 1851 and is California's oldest operating institution of higher learning.
Summer 2015 Important Dates

June 17: Orientation
June 18: Classes Begin
July 22: Classes End
July 23/24: Final Exams

Learn about majors and careers
SCU Experience - Academic Excellence

Young Scholars Program - Undergraduate Summer Sessions
408-554-4833 | Kenna Hall, Room 101 |