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Santa Clara University

500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053-0001
+1 408-554-4000
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Visited on the proverbial college tour

Visited on the proverbial college tour. It was how many colleges can we visit over a long weekend... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2017
Camarillo, California
Santa Clara University

Just a wonderful tranquil place to work around. I attended college as did my grandson. Excellent... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
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The oldest private institution for higher learning in the state boasts modern and historic architecture.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053-0001
+1 408-554-4000
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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.

Thank Cavydad
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
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

Thank shawnzhu168
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
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
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

Thank 4JMP
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We walked the university campus and enjoyed the beautiful roses. The chapel was lovely. A very serene and peaceful experience. School was not in on this day.

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Teachers here focus on teaching and students rather than research. It's a great place for undergraduates. Their fine arts programs deliver wonderful concerts, theatre, and dance events at a very low price.

Thank J L
Reviewed 2 January 2017

My nephew is a student at this campus. We were given a tour by him because we were visiting him. The grounds and misssion were lovely. We couldn't see his resididence because it was closed for the holidays

Thank robinadi
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Used to go jogging early mornings there.. its so beautiful! The gardens are amazing, the walkways are well defined. So much fun to stroll around!

Thank Umang D
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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.