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Beautiful campus, fantastic grounds and landscaping. Roses were in bloom.

Worth a quick walk through, or take the campus admissions tour. Check out the chapel. We did not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Santa Rosa, California

Very nice campus and offering great academics as well. Nice area!!! Close to San Francisco, Palo... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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The oldest private institution for higher learning in the state boasts modern and historic architecture.
500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053-0001
+1 408-554-4000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth a quick walk through, or take the campus admissions tour. Check out the chapel. We did not go to the museum.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very nice campus and offering great academics as well. Nice area!!! Close to San Francisco, Palo Alto and San José.

Thank executive2020
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Work a short stop to stroll around campus and admire the hundreds of roses. Beautiful backdrop of beige buildings and palm trees.

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This large campus is located just north of San Jose and offers beautiful historic buildings, a classic Spanish Mission Church, and a free art museum. Near the church is an historic adobe wall built in 1833 by the Jesuit priests. The lovely flower gardens feature...More

Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Very nice campus. But every other word from everyone we came into contact with was "sustainability", without any practical concept of what the word meant. It was overbearing. My son was interested in engineering. But most of the tour was focused on things like houses...More

1  Thank Greg S
Reviewed 29 July 2018

SCU is a must see campus. It’s small but worth taking an hour to stroll the grounds. The whole campus is beautifully landscaped. Flowers everywhere. Pro-tip: The campus is very flat and it’s easy to walk. Dress comfortably for the season as Santa Clara can...More

Thank MrGaucho1987
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We did the campus tour and information session. The student tour guide was very enthusiastic and helpful. The campus had a lot of construction and remodeling- the new cafeteria and the engineering quad - but overall was a nice overview of the school. It was...More

1  Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Alot of activity during the summer! Students were walking around, there seemed to be some camp for elementary students, and the baseball team practiced during the early afternoon. I came here mainly for the mission and I wanted to see the museum next to it...More

Thank Marta E
Reviewed 10 July 2018

In the heart of the Silicon Valley you'd be hard pressed to find a better place to learn and have practical real world exposure. Not only that, but the Jesuit values make it a school that wants to teach it's students to be good people...More

Thank Rachel R
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The campus of the University of Santa Clara is very beautiful and quiet (on weekends at least). It is worth a visit, particularly to see the Mission and it's gardens with old roses and very old and large wisteria vines. There is a nice little...More

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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.