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Coming to SCU?
The absolute best way to get to know SCU is to be here with us. You’ll see the beautiful campus and the friendly faces, and get answers to all your questions. You can schedule a tour online with the Undergraduate Admission Office, then check out what exciting things will be happening during your visit on our online event calendar.
Located just a few miles from three major California highways, US-101, I-280, and I-880, SCU is easy to reach by car and offers free guest parking.
Santa Clara University is literally only minutes away from San Jose International Airport, making it closer to home than you might think. Most major airlines have flights in and out of SJC every day; there’s even a free shuttle from the airport that takes you right to SCU’s front entrance. The San Francisco and Oakland airports are within an hour’s drive or cab ride.
The Santa Clara Caltrain rail station is across from the University’s main entrance. Commuter trains run daily to and from San Francisco and other Bay Area cities. Local busses also run regularly along the University’s perimeter streets, so it’s very easy to get around with or without a car.
It’s all right here
Stunning. Scenic. Historic: In a word, beautiful. We think Santa Clara University is one of the most impressive college campuses anywhere, and we think you’ll agree. At the heart of campus is Mission Santa Clara de Asís, a California landmark and the inspiration for the University’s signature red-tile-roof architecture. The Mission Church is surrounded by the Mission Gardens, full of roses, wisteria, and towering palm trees; the Mission Gardens are bordered by classroom buildings, residence halls, and quiet spots where you can relax in the California sun. It’s just a little place we like to call home.
Silicon Valley: People come from all over the world and thrive in the San Francisco Bay Area. We’ve got wonderful weather, an exciting and cutting-edge business climate, an unbelievably diverse community, world-famous sports teams and events, and a lot of it is located just a few miles from the Santa Clara campus. If you’ve ever dreamed of an internship with a Fortune 500 company or a job at a really cool start-up, this is a great place to start.
Northern California: Some of the world’s most beautiful sights and extraordinary experiences are just next door. And the best part about this state is that it’s always changing. There’s always something new to see in San Francisco, a new trail to blaze in the Santa Cruz Mountains, a new beach to explore, or something new to discover in our own backyard. Life here is good—come share it with us!
Road trip! Grab some friends and…