Broncos Athletics

Did You Know?

July 19, 2001

Did You Know... More than 56 percent of all Santa Clara University student-athletes in their final year of eligibility possess at least a 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale), while 152 of the 307 total number of student-athletes meet that same high academic standard. Here are a few interesting notes related to the academic profile of Bronco student-athletes:

  • Eight of the 17 sports teams have a minimum of 60 percent of its athletes with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

  • 58.9 percent of all female student-athletes have over a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

  • 68 percent of all senior female student-athletes ended their careers with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

  • The six most popular majors among student-athletes are communications, finance, marketing, psychology, OMIS (Operations Management Information Systems) and biology.

  • Nearly 50 percent of all first-year scholarship student-athletes maintained at least a 3.0 GPA in their freshman year.