Santa Clara University Online MBA


  • The Online MBA faculty at Santa Clara University is a dynamic mix of dedicated educators and inspiring veterans of industries ranging from Big Tech to CPG to healthcare.
  • The faculty is eager to share its wealth of global experience and business knowledge with students.
  • Students will build a vibrant professional network that spans Silicon Valley, the Bay Area, and beyond.
  • Leavey School of Business alumni are among the best-compensated MBA graduates in the country.
  • GMAT/GRE waivers available.
  • Avg. Undergrad GPA: 3.35
  • Avg. GMAT score: 625


  • Online MBA program offers a well-rounded, real-world-applicable curriculum.
    The ultimate goal of the curriculum is to help students become a Silicon Valley Professional (SVP).
  • With a focus on preparing professionals to lead innovation through ethical leadership, the curriculum is divided into three distinctions: core courses, “Challenges in” electives, and free electives of your choosing.
  • It allows students to pursue your graduate education and develop your business skill set while maintaining a full-time job, scheduling class time.
  • It also lets students access a celebrated business school from wherever they may be living at the moment.
  • Completion as less as 2 years.
  • The Program has 70 Units and 26 Electives.

U.S News and World Report and Ranking

  • Ranked Number 25 in Online MBA Program.
  • Ranked Number 21 School for Silicon Valley Hiring.
  • Ranked Number 10 in Finance.
  • Ranked Number 20 in Entrepreneurship.
  • $167.8k – Average mid-career salary for Leavey Graduates.
  • Ranked Number 131 in Best Online MBA Programs.
  • Overall Score 63/100

Application Deadline

  • 9th December, 2020
  • Start Classes on 4th January, 2021


  • Leading Innovative Organizations
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Data Science
  • Business Analytics


  • $1193/unit
  • Total tuition – $83,510


  • 4 Leavey Scholarships Available, but subject to change.

Admission Requirements

  • Official transcripts from all colleges and/or university-level institutions attended*
  • 3 essays.
  • 2 letters of recommendation.
  • Resume/CV.
  • Online application.
  • Application fee of $100 (non-refundable).
  • GMAT/GRE scores (a waiver is available for qualifying applicants).
  • A 4-year bachelor’s degree.
  • 3 or more years of professional work experience.
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores are required of all applicants whose first language is not English (even if the applicant is a U.S. citizen) or if their degree was not awarded by a U.S. university/college.
  • Personal admission interview.
  • Qualified applicants will be invited to schedule a personal admission interview. Interviews can be conducted in person at Santa Clara University, via Zoom, or by telephone.

Acceptance Rate

  • 96%