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Beautiful and Historic Campus

Was recently here for my 50th class reunion. I was impressed with how beautiful they have made the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
grandpere
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Springfield, Virginia
Amazing Campus

Our daughter graduated from SCU and we were back with her son visiting for a Water Polo Tournament... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
HEH352
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Santa Barbara, California
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The oldest private institution for higher learning in the state boasts modern and historic architecture.
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500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053-0001
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+1 408-554-4000
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 July 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....More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 4 February 2012

I have visited lots of campuses. The architecture here is bland. It is worth going to see the mission and the two historic "adobes" near by. One is the "women's club" adobe. Information about them is on the Santa Clara visitors bureau web site.

1  Thank Maxwell N
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was recently here for my 50th class reunion. I was impressed with how beautiful they have made the campus.

Thank grandpere
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our daughter graduated from SCU and we were back with her son visiting for a Water Polo Tournament and she was able to walk us around the campus and show us how it has changed very dramatically. Every thing is green and beautiful. The main...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

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

Thank winecountryfoodie
Reviewed 14 September 2018

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 OOBDC
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
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MannyManila
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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.
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