What is a St. Edward’s liberal arts education known for? Is it the small classes, rigorous academics and close connections with professors? Is it the national recognition and the hands-on learning opportunities? Or is it the beautiful campus and the amazing city of Austin? It’s all those things — but it’s something more. 

At the heart of the St. Edward’s experience is an unstoppable energy. It’s inspired by an idea that has thrived for more than a century, shaping lives and changing the world one graduate at a time. Nearly 170 years ago, Blessed Basil Moreau, founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross, wrote that education should engage more than the intellect. It should develop character, compassion and courage. It should teach students to create meaningful lives. It should encourage them to take on their world — and to give back. View our 60-second video to learn more: