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Education at Santa Clara University

Every education school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the education program at Santa Clara University stacks up to those at other schools.

SCU is located in Santa Clara, California and has a total student population of 8,616.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Education section at the bottom of this page.

SCU Education Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Education

SCU Education Rankings

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Education Student Demographics at SCU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the education majors at Santa Clara University.

SCU Education Master’s Program

74% Women
49% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 140 students who earned a master's degree in Education from SCU in 2020-2021, 26% were men and 74% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 19% men graduate in education each year. SCU does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 6% more men than average.


In the education master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 49% of degree recipients. That is 19% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Santa Clara University with a master's in education.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 16
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 44
White 57
International Students 11
Other Races/Ethnicities 11

Concentrations Within Education

Education majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at Santa Clara University. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Teacher Education Grade Specific 108
Educational Administration 32

Careers That Education Grads May Go Into

A degree in education can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for CA, the home state for Santa Clara University.

Occupation Jobs in CA Average Salary in CA
Teacher Assistants 167,950 $35,350
Elementary School Teachers 162,440 $80,100
High School Teachers 112,960 $80,510
Preschool Teachers 52,950 $37,850
Middle School Teachers 46,500 $75,660


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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