Santa Clara University is a
Catholic and Jesuit institution that makes student learning its central
focus, promotes faculty and staff learning in its various forms,
and exhibits organizational learning as it deals with the challenges
Student learning takes place at the undergraduate and
graduate level in an educational environment that integrates rigorous inquiry
and scholarship, creative imagination, reflective engagement with society, and a
commitment to fashioning a more humane and just world.
an academic community, we expand the boundaries of knowledge and
insight through teaching, research, artistic expression, and other forms of
scholarship. It is primarily through discovering, communicating, and applying knowledge
that we exercise our institutional responsibility as a voice of
reason and conscience in society.
We offer challenging academic programs
and demonstrate a commitment to the development of:
who seek an education with a strong humanistic orientation in
a primarily residential setting.
Graduate students, many of them working
professionals in Silicon Valley, who seek advanced degree programs that
prepare them to make significant contributions to their fields.
addition to these core programs, we also provide a variety
of continuing education and professional development opportunities for nonmatriculated students.
Santa Clara University
Approved by the Board of Trustees
February 20, 1998