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5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I love the school and everything that it is providing for me. I couldn't ask for anything better.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The degrees from this school are some of the best in the country. People are very likely to find a job after they graduate.

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: It could be better, because I have had friends and classmates who had become victims to sexual assault.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: All the housing options are great and have their goods and bads. I wish it was a little easier to get into the building you would want though.

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: I'm not a part of greek life but I know people who are and have got into them easily. It's only so students could get into parties. I never really see or notice greek life students doing anything for the community.

5 College Sophomore

Athletics: I play for the Men's Soccer team and we have some great facilities and resources. Everything we need is provided right there for us. As well as in other sports at the school.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: There is so much provided for you at Santa Clara University. They have many resources and help that will allow you to become successful in the future. The professors care about the students and want to help them achieve their goals by holding office hours for students to attend. There are many experts in the fields of all academics here that can help students achieve better things once they recieve their degrees.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: It's a wonderful place where anyone can feel at home.

3 College Junior

Overall Experience: I like all the people at my school, but that's precisely the issue; there aren't enough radical or controversial people to expand my worldview. Everyone is easy to get along with and beautiful. I wanted to be surrounded by people in my college career who would force me to grow in ways that I might not be comfortable, but everyone seems content with the world they're living in, just trying to get through school and have a nice time with their friends. I'm not necessarily bad-mouthing this attitude, it's just that I would've appreciated more people who didn't operate this way.

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5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: The campus feels really safe, even at night. Security does a good job looking out for students.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I love my time at SCU so far! Everyone is very friendly and looks out for each other!

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Since the school is close to many huge corporations, there is a wide array of internship opportunities and jobs!

5 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Very spacious housing and for the most part very clean as well.

4 College Freshman

Greek Life: They do throw some fun parties but you won't miss out on much if you are not apart of Greek Life.

4 College Freshman

Athletics: There is no football team, but the other sporting events draw crowds. The athletic center is beautiful.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: There is just such a happy vibe in the air. Although classes are challenging, I love all my professors and peers.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: We have a police station right across the street and easily accessible help if needed.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Our class sizes are very small which is very nice and makes interaction with professors very easy. The courses are well taught and cover a wide variety of topics. Professors are passionate about what they teach and are very very well educated

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Our alumni network is amazing! There are a huge number of students who attended Santa Clara who are looking to give opportunities to recent grads from their alma matter. The education we receive at Santa Clara is more than just a degree, we get an education of the whole person and are very well prepared for the work force. People are often interested in hiring Santa Clara students for the wide variety of qualities they have and have gotten from their time here.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: The housing is really nice, each dorm is very different so you can pick the style you want. Some are more social than others, some are more spacious, but all are very nice.

5 College Freshman

Greek Life: I am in a sorority here at Santa Clara and really enjoy it. It is not affiliated with the school, meaning there is less of a commitment and less work involved. Also, it is what you make of it, you can either be super involved or stay on the sidelines. But I have made some of my best friends through my sorority but still have a ton of friends outside of greek life as well.

5 College Freshman

Athletics: I am a student-athlete for one, and I love the support I get here as a student and the programs we have. Not to mention student support is outstanding. There is always at least 5 students at every game and I play a pretty uncommon sport. We also have a student group that helps motivate students to get involved in athletics and attend events. We also have a rowdy and fun group called the Rough Riders who is a group of students who rally students to attend sporting events and throw events to increase student support of athletics.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Santa Clara could not have been a better choice. This is my favorite place and is my home. Between amazing professors who genuinely care about your well being and success, to fun loving students, to a beautiful campus and weather, there is nothing I do not love about my school. If you are considering this school, I highly recommend visiting and seeing the beauty of this place and just how much you could love it as well.

5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I always feel safe on campus and I know that campus security will escort me back to my dorm if I need it.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I love my school and I'm extremely proud to be a Bronco.

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Inspired by its Jesuit roots, Santa Clara's mission to educate the whole person by engaging the mind, body, and spirit encourages its students to maintain a healthy balance between work and play. Santa Clara's diverse academic, extracurricular, and community service opportunities make it easy for students to do what they love and to tailor their SCU experience accordingly. Though many students initially have a tough time adjusting (typical for most college freshmen), taking advantage of the resources provided by the strong campus community can help make the transition process easier. Thriving at Santa Clara requires finding your niche, which can take awhile, but is worth it once you do. 

Most students cite weather, location, and academics as Santa Clara's greatest strengths, and they appreciate the active and supportive community on campus. While many students agree that they would change certain aspects of the school if they could (the cost of tuition taking priority), most feel pretty satisfied with their Santa Clara experience. 

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