Santa Clara grads get their money’s worth, according to PayScale, Inc. Mid-career salaries for undergrad SCU alumni now rank in the country’s top 2 percent, according to the 2016–17 report. Narrow in, and alumni with business degrees rank in the top 1 percent, earning a median $124,000—a figure topped by alumni of only two schools in the country.
The Mission Gardens offer a peace hard to come by: the pendent wisteria, the well-tended roses can transform even emails into poetry. These grounds—still shouldering adobe from the late-18th century—were recently named the No. 1 most beautiful campus quad in the country by College Rank. We concur.