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You’ll thrive in an environment of small classes, big ideas and enriching opportunities. We think our numbers speak for themselves. Here’s an overview of our student population, financial information and life on campus.

US News Best Colleges

#8 Best University in the West by U.S. News & World Report

What makes St. Edward’s the 8th best university in the West in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 ranking? It’s the transformative learning opportunities students have — on campus, in Austin and beyond.

 ACADEMICS

15:1 Student-faculty Ratio

18 Average class size

1050–1210 Middle 50% of SAT scores

70 Fulbright winners since 2008

200 Employers come to campus to recruit for jobs and internships
 

1157 Average SAT score

50+ Areas of study

30+ Countries in which students studied abroad

90% of students complete internships before graduation
 

51% of incoming freshmen rank in top quarter of their class

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CAMPUS LIFE

697 Freshmen

7% International enrollment

57 Countries represented

44 States represented

24 Languages spoken

64% Minority enrollment

70,000+ Hours students gave to community service last year
 

3,388 Undergraduates

34 Faith traditions represented

1,300 Students living on campus

85% Freshmen living on campus

130+ Student organizations

11 Hilltopper Athletics NCAA Division II teams

SCHOLARSHIPS

$135 million 
Total amount of scholarships and grants awarded to students in 2020–2021
 

83% 
Freshmen who earned academic scholarships in 2020–2021
 

$31,419 
Average freshman scholarships and grants in 2020–2021
 

$16,907
Average freshman tuition after scholarships and grants in 2020–2021

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