The institution is known for being a fairly selective school. They receive about 17,000 applications annually. The overall acceptance rate tends to be 54 percent which equates to 9,097 students who passed the admission process of the school. However, when the semester begins, only about 1,570 or 17 percent of the applicants who received the letter of acceptance from Santa Clara University choose to register. The ratio of the candidates who applied is 48% and 51% for males and females respectively. However, of the freshmen enrolled, 47% were typically women and 52% were men. Prospective students are asked to submit their ACT or SAT scores to Santa Clara University when filling out the application. Often, an ACT score between 29 - 34 or an SAT score between 1,350 - 1,480 is the range that students have greater chances to be accepted. This institution also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits. Santa Clara University’s undergraduate application fee is $70. To apply to Santa Clara University, you will need to send these required documents: Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2021 Admissions Cycle
Applications
16,848
Male 8,131
Female 8,717

 

Acceptance
9,097
Male 4,094
Female 5,003

 

Enrollment Total
1,568
Male 818
Female 750


Acceptance Rate
54%
Male
50.3%
Female
57.4%

 

Yield
17.2%
Male
20%
Female
15%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$70


Graduate

$73



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Recommendations
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)



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