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Santa Clara University
Est. 1851

Santa Clara University is located in Santa Clara, California. It was founded in 1851, and was originally named Santa Clara College.

In 1912, it became a university with the addition of the schools of engineering and law. It is a private, co-educational, Roman Catholic university in the founded by John Nobili of the Society of Jesus. The university offers a rigorous undergraduate curriculum in business, engineering, and in the arts and sciences. It has nationally accredited graduate and professional schools in business, law, engineering, pastoral ministries, and counseling psychology and education.

The university has more than 35 centers of study nationwide. The Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education; Center for Science, Technology, and Society; and the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, are famous among them.

The Santa Clara University has an overall strength of more than 8,000 students from across the world. It offers many services and facilities for the student community such as food venue services, conference rooms, post office, campus bookstore, and administrative offices.

The university provides many places for the students to relax, socialize, and work on group projects inside the campus, such as the Benson Memorial Center.

The university is accredited nationally by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. It is also accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

The Leavey School of Business is among the first business schools in the country to receive national accreditation. It is accredited by the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business.

The main attractions of the university are the de Saisset Museum and the SCU Center of Performing Arts. The museum has a comprehensive range of remnants from around the country as well a those containing the state’s history. The university’s Department of Art and Art History exhibits professional and students work every year.

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