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Address: 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053
Phone Number: 408-554-4000
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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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Beautiful landscaping Nice walk to the Mission

Parking permit required but two hours free for Mission visit. Lovely place to walk. Art museum was closed but adjacent to the Mission.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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Camarillo, California
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Camarillo, California
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65 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Parking permit required but two hours free for Mission visit. Lovely place to walk. Art museum was closed but adjacent to the Mission.

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West chester OH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Beautiful campus lined with palm trees. Small campus, but not tiny. plenty of amenities. The century old rose garden is a must to be seen.

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Zionsville, Indiana, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Beautiful campus for the oldest university in California. Special place as a Jesuit institution of higher education. The campus is not huge but definitely complete with 14 residence halls, athletic facilities and fields, a nice library, a student center and many classroom and research buildings. There are also many eating establishments. There is a historic mission church surrounded by beautiful... More 

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Cupertino, California
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Because of my grand daughter, she is eight years old, her dancing school had a performing in the Louis B.Mayer Theatre. it is located inside of this university. This is wonderful theatre for performing arts in this area. the theatre seats designed very comfortable to watch the entire show, we enjoyed watching the performers on the stage, we were not... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Beauty full campus me and my wife love to walk in the campus.so clean and neatly keep,great university

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Monticello, Minnesota
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Visited SCU for a small national convention. Beautiful faciities, lovely campus, great meals and servers. Wish I had come to college here!

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Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 469 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This is a small campus, but has such a wonderful look to it. the Spanish style architecture and the grounds keeping provide so such a beautiful experience.

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Walnut Creek, California
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Very nice campus. Small as you would expect of a private college. The landscaping is kept up beautifully.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
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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