Saint Edward’s University Overview
Located in Austin, Texas, Saint Edward's University is a private not-for-profit institution. The city atmosphere of Austin makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.
What Is Saint Edward’s University Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at St. Edward's University.
- In 2017-2018, 48% of the faculty were full-time.
- After graduation, St. Edward's University bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $46,500 a year. That's about 14% more than their peers at other schools.
- On average, it takes about 4.2 years for students from St. Edward's University to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.
Saint Edward’s University Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at St. Edward's University.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards St. Edward's University has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Saint Edward’s University?
Contact details for St. Edward's University are given below.
|Address:||3001 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-6489|
How Do I Get Into St. Edward’s University?
You can apply to St. Edward’s University online at: https://www.stedwards.edu/apply
Admission Requirements for St. Edward’s University
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||considered but not required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into St. Edward’s University?
Approximately 34% of accepted students are men and 66% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 83%, and the acceptance rate for women is 85%.
Average Test Scores
About 56% of students accepted to St. Edward's University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 550 and 640. Math scores were between 530 and 610.
Can I Afford Saint Edward’s University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At St. Edward's University, approximately 63% of students took out student loans averaging $9,693 a year. That adds up to $38,772 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at St. Edward's University is 5.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Saint Edward’s University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 533 graduate students at the school.
Of the 3,199 full-time undergraduates at St. Edward's University, 37% are male and 63% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Saint Edward's University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||118|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,470|
Texas students aren't the only ones who study at Saint Edward's University. At this time, 37 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 63 countries are represented at St. Edward's University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, Mexico, and France.
Online Learning at Saint Edward’s University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at St. Edward's University has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 147th most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of St. Edward’s University
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Saint Edward's University was 7.6%. This is the #1,476 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at St. Edward's University regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of St. Edward's University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business, Management & Marketing||5%|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Saint Edward’s University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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