It takes a dynamic, innovative university community to set students up for success. That’s how we do it at St. Edward’s. We're a powerful blend of outstanding people, programs, activities and facilities. And we're strengthened by our location in Austin, a world-class city teeming with talent, business and learning opportunities. Here’s a peek at how our community comes together to create a highly personalized college experience that propels our students forward.

Top-quality academics and practical learning opportunities prepare students for their career path and graduate school.

A success team of professors, coaches, advisors and mentors help students make the most of their St. Edward’s experience.

The advantages of a St. Edward’s education play out in thousands of student and alumni success stories like the ones below. 

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Experiential Learning
Makes it Real

From researching the health of honey bees in hives on campus to writing a winning grant that secures $20,000 for a local nonprofit, real-world learning is a key part of the St. Edward’s experience.

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Academic Excellence
Paves the Way

Top graduate schools and Fortune 500s welcome our alumni — like Amy Ontai ’17, a Microbiology PhD candidate at Yale, and Jeff Miner ’11, a brand strategist with Google’s Unskippable Labs.

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Austin Connections
Open Doors

Student’s benefit from Austin’s diverse internship, research and service opportunities — like conducting fieldwork with The Nature Conservancy or interning at the Texas State Capitol.

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Explore more of this 4-part series about the St. Edward’s experience.

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Educating Hearts and Minds

5 Hilltoppers Reflect on the Enduring Spirit of the St. Edward’s Mission

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Giving Students an Edge

How St. Edward’s Prepares Students to Succeed in College and Beyond

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“I Think You Can Do This.”

Mentorship and Personal Connections Make a Difference

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Support Every Step of the Way

Success Coaches and Roadmaps Help Students Create and Achieve Their Goals