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Santa Clara University

500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053
408-554-4000
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Ranked #1 of 2 activities in Santa Clara
Type: Educational Sites
Description: The oldest private institution for higher learning in the state boasts modern and historic architecture.
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Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

A lovely campus with friendly students; Mission in the center of campus. We did a self directed tour after getting a map from the admissions office. Very easy to walk everywhere. All the students were most happy to answer any questions we had and were very happy with their college choice!

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Portland, Oregon
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

I'm in love with this campus. Great place to bring kids or teens to start looking at colleges. Has the most beautiful chapel I've ever seen. Small class sizes and campus for easier teacher talking time

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San Francisco, California
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186 reviews 186 reviews
48 attraction reviews
349 helpful votes 349 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Nice and small campus with the California Mission in the middle. It is also close to a lot of restaurants and other places to hang out. Santana Row in San Jose is not too far away either.

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Portland, Oregon
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Went with my high school son for a visit and unlike many college visits, was not treated as a number. Considered "mid-size" but has a feel of a bigger University. Beautiful grounds throughout including the missionary in middle of campus. Had student guide us and very helpful. Thoroughly enjoyed it (now one my son's top 3 schools).

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Ruediger1
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Small University Atmosphere - California Mission in Center of Campus - Beautiful Grounds - Friendly Folks

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Sacramento, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Beautiful campus. Police Department and Train Station located right across the street. Loved the Mission!!

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Saratoga, California
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129 reviews 129 reviews
80 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

A degree from here means something. It's geared toward working people so classes are scheduled accordingly...very close to downtown San Jose.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

Our daughter attended a 3 day volleyball camp. Us being interested parents went and observed during 3 of the training sessions. Very good overall instructional program in place. Living quarters for our daughter was a dorm room which was clean and adequate for the cause. Coaches and assistants were outstanding!!! Would recommend this camp to others that's for sure.

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San Jose, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

Beautiful and well kept grounds. Have been doing construction of new buildings and student housing for the last couple of years. Nice spanish style architecture. Mission Santa Clara is inside the school. I can't say its student population culturally diverse since the majority are wealthy white kids. I think this place is overrated. Also, they should consider expanding their degree... More

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San Jose, CA
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115 reviews 115 reviews
16 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

Good reputation, great in Silicon Valley, good networking and alumni base.

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