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Santa Clara University

500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053-0421
(408) 554-4800

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: February 15
Application Fee: $0
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 57.7% 60.6%
LSAT Score (Median) 155 155
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 152-157 153-157
GPA (Median) 3.32 3.24
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.04-3.49 3.06-3.41
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: CA CA
School's bar passage rate: 76.9% 60.7%
State overall bar passage rate: 58.3% 60.2%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +18.6% +0.5%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: 27.9% 23.4%
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 64.0% 47.9%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition: $50,624 $1,623
Room and Board: $17,298 $15,492
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 53.7% 59.5%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $25,000 $12,000
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $155,981 $144,130
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 75.1% 65.1%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 701 506
Men: 44.0% 50.0%
Women: 55.7% 50.0%
White: 45.6% N/A
Black: 3.1% N/A
Hispanic: 21.7% N/A
Asian: 19.0% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 6.4 : 1 N/A
Total Faculty: 179 N/A
Male: 56.4% N/A
Female: 43.6% N/A
Minority: 44.1% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector (Median): $100,000 $85,000
Public Sector (Median): $62,000 $59,150
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 263,005 379,058