St. Edward's University

Austin, TX

St. Edward's University

Austin, TX

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Tuition & Fees

$47,190

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
8%
24-29
57%
18-23
34%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

66%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,468
Declined 1,578
Total Received 6,046
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Private

3,730

undergraduate students

871

graduate students

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School Facts

St. Edward's, founded in 1885, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 160-acre campus is located in Austin, 80 miles northeast of San Antonio.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 4,601
Established in 1885
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

160-acre, urban campus in Austin (population: 950,715). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: Austin
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Austin-Bergstrom International

St. Edward's University
3001 South Congress Avenue
Austin, TX
78704-6489

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
35%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • American Medical Student Association
  • Students for Sustainability
  • Academy of Science
  • PRIDE
  • Asian Student Association

Top Events

  • The Big Event
  • Hillfest
  • Student Homecoming Events
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • self-defense education, informal discussions, pamphlets, posters, alcohol awareness meetings, lighted pathways and sidewalks

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
58%
Top 1/2
88%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
8%
24-29
57%
18-23
34%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline May 1

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,468
Declined 1,578
Total Received 6,046

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
class rank
recommendation(s)
volunteer work

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 54
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

archery, cycling, fishing, martial arts, mountain biking, outdoor hiking, quidditch, rowing, rugby, swimming, weight lifting

Club Sports - Women's

archery, cycling, fishing, martial arts, mountain biking, outdoor hiking, quidditch, rowing, swimming, weight lifting

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Crew, Soccer, Swimming and diving, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Crew, Soccer, Swimming and diving, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Acting
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Christian Studies
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Criminology
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Chemistry
Environmental Studies
Finance, General
Forensic Chemistry
Forensic Science and Technology
French Language and Literature
Game and Interactive Media Design
Graphic Design
History Teacher Education
History, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Neurobiology and Behavior
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Theology/Theological Studies
Writing, General
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

4,601

total students

86%

in-state

14%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

3,730
students

Female
66%
2,464

Male
43%
1,592

19%

871
students

Female
42%
367

Male
20%
178

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

3,610
students

Female
61%
2,184

Male
39%
1,426

11%

446
students

Female
63%
280

Male
37%
166

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 80%
Student 4 year graduation rate 52%
Student 5 year graduation rate 10%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
41%
Hispanic/Latino
37%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

252

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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