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Santa Clara, CA Area Scholarships

Santa Clara (/ˌsæntəˈklærə/) is a city in Santa Clara County, California. The city's population was 116,468 as of the 2010 United States Census, making it the ninth-most populous city in the San Francisco Bay Area. Located 45 miles (72 km) southeast of San Francisco, the city was founded in 1777 with the establishment of Mission Santa Clara de Asís, the eighth of 21 California missions. The city was later incorporated in 1852. The mission, the city, and the county are all named for Saint Clare of Assisi.

Santa Clara is located in the center of Silicon Valley and is home to the headquarters of several high-tech companies such as Intel. It is also home to Santa Clara University, the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of California, which was built around Mission Santa Clara de Asís. Levi's Stadium, the home of the National Football League's San Francisco 49ers, is located in the city. Santa Clara is bordered by San Jose, Sunnyvale, and Cupertino.

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Schools in and around Santa Clara, CA

Santa Clara University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $49,233 average out-state tuition; $49,233 average in-state tuition
Mission College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $6,024 average out-state tuition; $1,104 average in-state tuition
Marinello Schools of Beauty-Santa Clara
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Institute for Business and Technology
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
Academy for Salon Professionals (The)
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit