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At St. Edward’s, small classes, big opportunities and meaningful connections add up to a transformative college experience. And our numbers back it up. Below is a brief overview of our student population, life on campus and financial information.

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#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

19 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


3,388 Undergraduates

233 New transfer students 2019–2020

7% International enrollment

57 Countries represented

44 States represented

24 Languages spoken

64% Minority enrollment

34 Faith traditions represented

1,300 Students living on campus

100+ Student organizations

11 Hilltopper Athletics NCAA Division II teams

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


$48,326 2020–2021 Tuition

$500 2020–2021 Technology Fee

$8,322 2020–2021 Housing

$5,006 2020–2021 Food/Meal Plan (estimated)

87% Full-time transfer students who earned scholarships and grants in 2020–2021

$22,486 Average transfer award of scholarships and grants in 2020–2021

$16,000–$18,000 Range of annual transfer scholarships

$5 million Total amount of scholarships and grants awarded to transfer students in 2019–2020

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