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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.


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




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


$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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Choosing a Major and Academic Department

Finding the right college involves a lot of factors, including what majors are available. To help you on your search for an academic department that fits your needs, start thinking about these key questions.