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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

#8 Best University in the West

U.S. News & World Report recognized St. Edward’s as one of “America’s Best Colleges” for the 18th year in a row. In the 2021 rankings, St. Edward’s retained its #8 spot, and remains in the U.S. News list of top-10 Best Regional Universities in the West for the 2nd consecutive year.

In celebration, see our 8 x 2 reasons to become a Hilltop. 

Academics

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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

Scholarships

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$135 million 
Total amount of scholarships, grants and aid 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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