Early Birds

SCU received a record-breaking number of early applications for the class of 2024

A new STEM building, a new athletic center, a new residence hall, a new president—Kevin O’Brien S.J.—and a new ranking in the top 15 percent of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges Edition.” It’s an exciting time to be a Santa Clara Bronco—something the class of 2024 seemed to know before even graduating high school. With a record-breaking 8,280 early applicants, the University has broken the 8,000-mark for the first time. Of this pool, 55.5 percent were accepted. About 9,000 more applicants are expected in the regular admissions period.

Taking a Seat at Café AI

With the rise of ChatGPT and generative AI on college campuses, SCU faculty reckon with what it means for the future of education.

A Message in the Wind

Every year, SCU faculty and students gather beneath the trees and listen to the teaching of Laudato Si’.

Commence: 2023

As the class of 2023 graduates, speakers urge them to create lives of love that can change the world.

The Gentlewomen of SCU Rugby

Santa Clara’s women’s rugby team has a reputation for bringing brutal competition and being a safe haven.