Join a community of achievers and innovators.
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.
#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.
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
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
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
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