Santa Clara Snapshot: 1970

30 years later: Check out these stats from the seventies.

  • 3 philosophy courses required to graduate
  • 4 days of classes (M-T-Th-F)
  • 31 buildings
  • 100 people at United Farm Workers Organizing Committee meeting to discuss union-only lettuce purchase for the campus dining services
  • 233 professors
  • 700 students boycott classes and join a teach-in to protest U.S. military action in Cambodia
  • $1,725 tuition per year
  • 5,902 students enrolled
post-image The 1970 challenge: How many bedframes can SCU undergrads stack on top of one another? Photo: SCU Archives
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