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Santa Clara University

500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053-0001
+1 408-554-4000
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Beautiful campus, great location

In the heart of the Silicon Valley you'd be hard pressed to find a better place to learn and have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rachel R
A Beautiful College Campus

The campus of the University of Santa Clara is very beautiful and quiet (on weekends at least). It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The oldest private institution for higher learning in the state boasts modern and historic architecture.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053-0001
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In the heart of the Silicon Valley you'd be hard pressed to find a better place to learn and have practical real world exposure. Not only that, but the Jesuit values make it a school that wants to teach it's students to be good people...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The campus of the University of Santa Clara is very beautiful and quiet (on weekends at least). It is worth a visit, particularly to see the Mission and it's gardens with old roses and very old and large wisteria vines. There is a nice little...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So I’ve spent LOTS of time here, but it’s also a gorgeous place to visit if you’re in the area. It seriously looks like a resort... there’s beautiful places to walk around or picnic, take lots of pictures of the rose gardens which are stunning,...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We were here visiting our daughter. The campus is small but contained. Easy to walk around. Visit the chapel. Very historic.

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Reviewed 5 December 2017

Visited on the proverbial college tour. It was how many colleges can we visit over a long weekend. I enjoyed Santa Clara. Nice school in a nice location. My daughter preferred Pepperdine. Shows what a dad knows.

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Just a wonderful tranquil place to work around. I attended college as did my grandson. Excellent education, fantastic friends.

Thank peterfrenoman
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

I love SCU: beautiful and classic. Most importantly, it is so friendly and having a huge impact to the local community. It sends me flyers of the upcoming free events. I always go to the campus when I am feeling down. It's so beautiful and...More

1  Thank shawnzhu168
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Beautiful campus located in the center of Silicon Valley with an excellent reputation for a small private Jesuit college. Vibrant college life, sports, theater, the arts, sciences, engineering, community service. Excellent student services combined with great eduction. The campus itself is very modern and new...More

Thank Jean H
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Easy to walk around and see the mission type architecture. The gardens are stunning, and this time of year (April) the wisteria is in bloom. In June the jacaranda tree is in bloom. Be sure to stop and go into the mission. It is beautiful.

1  Thank Kelsey1976
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

We were there for a Wedding last year and thought the campus was beautiful. We actually got lost so we had to ask for directions from of the students and they were so happy to help us. So I asked them " how do you...More

2  Thank 55Mickey
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MannyManila
2 June 2016|
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Response from Ajay h | Reviewed this property |
San jose or San Francisco is the nearest airport. From SFO, you can take caltrain which has station just in front of University. Else you can take flight to SJ airport & then take a taxi to the university.
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