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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.

Best Colleges Regional Universities West 2021

Top 10 University in the West by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report recognized St. Edward’s as one of “America’s Best Colleges” for the 19th year in a row. In the 2022 rankings, St. Edward’s claimed the #9 spot, and remains in the U.S. News list of top 10 Best Regional Universities in the West for the 3rd consecutive year.

In celebration, see our top 10 reasons we’re proud to be Hilltoppers. 


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15:1 Student-faculty ratio

18 Average class size

1050–1210 Middle 50% of SAT scores

1157 Average SAT score

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

75 Fulbright winners since 2008

200 Employers come to campus to recruit for jobs and internships

50+ Areas of study

30+ Countries in which students studied abroad

90% of students complete internships before graduation

Campus Life

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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


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

Freshmen who earned academic scholarships in 2020–2021

Average freshman scholarships and grants in 2020–2021

Average freshman tuition after scholarships and grants in 2020–2021

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Is St. Edward's Right for Me?

Hear from current students about how they chose St. Ed's.

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What's a Success Coach?

Learn how success coaches will shape your time at St. Edward's.

How Much Does College Cost?

Learn how to scholarships and grants will impact what you pay.