Saint Edward’s University

3001 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX

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Saint Edward's University is a nonprofit private institution located in Austin, Texas and provides a large number of educational opportunities for students. The Roman Catholic affiliation of this school is an important part of the history, education and mission that defines the school. Saint Edward's University has an annual student enrollment of around five thousand.

Students may pick from a few areas of study, including but not limited to:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Psychology
  • Communications And Journalism
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences

Students applying for admission are usually asked to submit an application, school records, test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by the admissions staff. Students may submit either the SAT or ACT exam scores to be considered for admissions to this school. A score within the range of 1510 to 1820 on the SAT, or 22 to 27 for the ACT is usually submitted among accepted students. This school accepts roughly 60 percent of students applying annually. Of those students admitted, about 32 percent of students attended the school. More information on admissions can be found here.

The cost of tuition is nearly $32,000 per year. Tuition prices may change for a variety of reasons, and therefore students should visit the school's tuition calculator to identify their cost of attendance. The cost of on-campus housing is approximately $6,400 for the year. Students enrolled at Saint Edward's University may be eligible for aid which is usually grants and loans.

Athletic programs are available at Saint Edward's University through the NCAA, allowing students to participate in intercollegiate athletics. Available sports offered may include the following:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Golf (NCAA Division II)

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Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the students Saint Edward’s University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Saint Edward’s University is about 4,600, where graduate students make up roughly 19% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $38,000-$46,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • Part time students pay in the range of $1,300 to $1,500 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid89%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships89%$26,691
Receiving Student Loans58%$8,770

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Saint Edward’s University may offer student services like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Saint Edward’s University is close to 70%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years51%
Graduating in 5 Years16%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Intercollegiate Athletics

Saint Edward’s University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Heartland Conference)
  • Basketball (Heartland Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences


English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences


Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Theology and Religious Vocations

Visual and Performing Arts

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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Saint Edward’s University for official up-to-date information.

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