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Address: 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053
Phone Number: 408-554-4000
Description: The oldest private institution for higher learning in the state boasts...
The oldest private institution for higher learning in the state boasts modern and historic architecture.
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Small, charming California campus

Enjoyed visiting this beautiful campus, comparable to a more intimate Stanford-like campus. That's high praise, I know. But each year new investments pay off - tastefully... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Bethesda, Maryland
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103 reviews 103 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Enjoyed visiting this beautiful campus, comparable to a more intimate Stanford-like campus. That's high praise, I know. But each year new investments pay off - tastefully integrated into a warm, accessible campus.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Easy parking, beautiful campus. The mission is wonderful and the garden next to it was in full bloom

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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The campus looks like a 5-star resort. The library has a ton of cozy spaces to study that look over the campus. The campus grounds are maintained extremely well, everything is very clean and well kept.

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We enjoyed going to see Tyler Florence, Top Chef, restaurant owner, and many people know him from Food TV Show. It was an entertaining 90 plus minute talk show on the leading edge culinary industry. It was sponsored by the Commonwealth Club of California - Silicon Valley. We very much enjoyed the insights of Tyler Florence on the culinary industry.... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I loved the smallness of the university. I also loved the preserved history of the place....from the original oak tree to the plaques in front of the school that honored the site of their first liquor establishments.

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KCMO
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54 reviews 54 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Very pretty campus and the Mission and art gallery are worth a visit. Student mass is at 9 pm in the Mission on Sunday nights.

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San Diego, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Our son is a student here, and we have loved visiting him here for the past 4 years. The campus grounds are meticulously maintained, with beautiful lawns, a rose garden, and of course, the Mission Church, which a gorgeous example of early California mission architecture. It's a great place for a walk, peaceful & quiet most of the time. Great... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

very nice place to visit, pacefull on week ends, and very nice church inside. very good garden maintenance, i loved it.

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I have visited this university on a number of occasions and met several people on campus. All of them are very nice and friendly. The center piece of the university is the mission, which is still very active. The buildings have this historic charm about them - albeit, some do not have air conditioning, We know people who have attended... More 

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California
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

What a BEAUTIFUL campus! The grounds are GORGEOUS, and very well-manicured and maintained! The mission is beautiful. The University has grown quite a bit since I last visited - and it is FABULOUS! They did an incredible job of expanding whilst maintaining the historical beauty of the campus. WOW!

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