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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)

Students who would like to get more about this school may check out their website at http://www.stedwards.edu.

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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, SAT/ACT scores of students who were accepted, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred. This information can be used to get a better feeling of your chances of getting accepted to Saint Edward's University.

Admission Requirements & Recommendations

  • High School G.P.A. and School Records are Required
  • High School Academic Ranking are Required
  • Letters of Recommendation are Required
  • SAT or ACT Test Scores are Required
  • TOEFL for ESL Students are Required

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Admissions Test Scores - SAT Exam, ACT Exam, etc...

SAT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2011

 Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)
SAT ® Critical Reading510 - 620
SAT ® Math510 - 600
SAT ® Writing490 - 600
SAT ® Total Score1510 - 1820

ACT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2011

 Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)
ACT ® English22 - 28
ACT ® Math22 - 26
ACT ® Composite Score22 - 27

Acceptance Rate Table

The table below lists the chances for admission at Saint Edward's University.

 Number (Percentage)
Applicants3,886
Granted Admissions2,475 (64%)
Accepted Students That Enrolled781 (32%)

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Saint Edward's University is about 5,500, where graduate students make up roughly 18% 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

  • The estimated tuition range is around $31,000-$37,000 per year
  • Part time students pay in the range of $1,000 to $1,200 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 Aid90%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships88%$17,900
Receiving Student Loans65%$8,978

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 5%.

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

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

  • 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 68%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years52%
Graduating in 5 Years14%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

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 (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Psychology

Communications and Journalism

  • Communication and Media Studies (B)
  • Organizational Communication (B)
  • Digital Communication and Media (B)

Health and Clinical Professions

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Public Administration and Social Services

English Language and Literature

  • Writing, General (B)
  • English (B)
  • English Language and Literature, Letters (B)

Visual and Performing Arts

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Social Sciences

Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Global Studies (B)
  • Interdisciplinary Studies (B)

Recreation and Fitness Studies

History

Education

  • Teacher and Professional Development (B)
  • Education (M)
  • Student Counseling and Personnel Services (M)
  • History Teacher Education (B)
  • Art Teacher Education (B)
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education (B)
  • Social Studies Teacher Education (B)
  • Physical Education (B)
  • Bilingual and Multilingual Education
  • English and Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education

Security and Protective Services

Computer and Information Sciences

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Theology and Religious Vocations

  • Theology and Religious Vocations (B)
  • Religious Education

Foreign Languages and Literature

  • Spanish Language and Literature (B)

Physical Sciences

Natural Resources and Conservation

  • Environmental Studies (B)

Mathematics and Statistics

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

  • Latin American Studies (B)

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