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At St. Edward’s, small classes, big opportunities and meaningful connections add up to a transformative college experience. A complete picture of our student population, life on campus and financial information will help you worry less about your changing college experience.

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

41.4 Average number of hours transferred

75 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

Campus Life

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2,990 Undergraduate Students

4% International enrollment

45 Countries represented

36 States represented

28 Languages spoken

58% Minority enrollment

42 Faith traditions represented

1,450 Students living on campus

100+ Student organizations

10 Hilltopper Athletics NCAA Division II teams

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


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$49,146 2021–2022 Tuition 

$850 2020–2021 Comprehensive Fee 

$8,322 2021–2022 Housing 

$5,086 2021–2022 Food/Meal Plan (estimated)

91% Full-time transfer students who earned scholarships and grants in 2021–2022

$29,066 Average transfer award of scholarships and grants in 2021–2022

$18,000–$20,000 Range of annual transfer scholarships

$5 million Total amount of scholarships and grants awarded to transfer students in 2021–2022