Broncos post highest graduation rates in WCC

Scholarship student-athletes at SCU graduate at the highest rate in the WCC for the third year running.

For the third straight year, scholarship student-athletes at Santa Clara University graduated at the highest rate in the West Coast Conference and the second-highest among Division I institutions in California, according to an NCAA report. SCU student-athletes graduated at a four-year average rate of 78 percent while the overall student body graduated at 82 percent. The report examines a four-year rolling average ending with freshman entering school in 1997-98. Santa Clara ’s student-athlete graduation rate is considerably higher than the NCAA Division I average of 60 percent for student-athletes and the 71 percent average for Division I private institutions.

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Sinatra Chair

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Reaching Out

Marrkula Center for Applied Ethics gets out the word about vaccinating hard-to-reach communities.