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Santa Clara University, Leavey School of Business, Accounting Programs Profile

Written by AnonymousOctober 12, 2011
Santa Clara University

Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, California
Leavey School of Business
Bachelor and Certificate Programs in Accounting
Bachelor of Commerce (BSC), Accounting

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in California accredits Santa Clara University's accounting programs, offered through the Leavey School of Business.  Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business is ranked as one of the top business programs in the country. Santa Clara University is a Jesuit school which emphasizes intellectual inquiry and student leadership. The business school's seminar series provides presentations on current business and accounting topics from Silicon Valley accounting professionals. Santa Clara University regularly publishes research on accounting, auditing, and tax issues. Accounting students in Santa Clara University's Leavey School of Business have mandatory academic advising every spring quarter.

What's the school's Contact info?
Santa Clara University
Leavey School of Business
Accounting (Academic Dept.)
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053
Phone: 408-554-4578
Fax: 408-554-2331

Type of school? Private

How much is tuition?
Annual tuition: $37,368
Room and board: $11,742
Book and supplies: $1,620

What's the typical student profile? 
Santa Clara University has a total enrollment of 5,107 undergraduate students.  Of the student population 49 percent are male and 51 percent are female. Out of state students comprise of 38 percent of the overall student population.

What type of test scores do I need?
Range for SAT Critical Reading: 560-660
Range for SAT Math: 590-690
Range for ACT Composite: 25-30
Average High School GPA: 3.60

Regular application deadline: January 7

Career and placement
The Santa Clara University Association and Accounting Department offer career fairs throughout the year and 'Meet the Firms' nights at the beginning of their fall and winter quarters to allow students to develop networking skills and meet potential employers. Firms recruit a majority of Santa Clara University's accounting students in their sophomore year through relationships they've developed at such events. The Santa Clara University Career Center hosts career fairs, employer panels, training workshops on interviewing and resume writing and other events designed to prepare students to enter the workforce.  The Career Center also offers students opportunities in cooperative education, internships and business for others immersion trips.

Santa Clara University's Accounting Advisory Board helps accounting students to prepare for career challenges. 

All data is as of 2012