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Health Professions at Santa Clara University

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

SCU is located in Santa Clara, California and approximately 8,616 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 40 health professions majors received their bachelor's degree from SCU.

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

SCU Health Professions Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Professions

SCU Health Professions Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks health professions programs across the country. The following shows how SCU performed in these rankings.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The health professions major at SCU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Health Professions. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Health Professions Schools 2,910

Health Professions Student Demographics at SCU

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

SCU Health Professions Bachelor’s Program

90% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 40 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in health professions from SCU. About 10% were men and 90% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 17% more racial-ethnic minorities in its health professions bachelor's program than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 16
White 17
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

SCU also has a doctoral program available in health professions. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Health Professions

The following health professions concentations are available at Santa Clara University. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Santa Clara University. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Public Health 40

Careers That Health Professions Grads May Go Into

A degree in health professions 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
Personal Care Aides 558,350 $27,210
Registered Nurses 294,510 $106,950
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 166,870 $62,560
Software Applications Developers 148,550 $127,950
Nursing Assistants 99,440 $35,220


*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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