Excelencia in Education has honored St. Edward’s University with the prestigious Seal of Excelencia for its academic success, retention and graduation rates for Latino students.

St. Edward’s is one of just 39 institutions, approximately 1% of U.S. colleges and universities, to earn the Seal of Excelencia from Excelencia in Education, a nonprofit organization with a mission to accelerate Latino student success in higher education. St. Edward’s is the only Catholic university, first private university in Texas and second private university in the U.S. to receive this distinguished three-year certification.

President Montserrat Fuentes Receives the Seal of Excelencia On Behalf of St. Edward's University

St. Edward's President Montserrat Fuentes celebrated the certification announcement in Washington, D.C.

Photo by Excelencia in Education

Seal of Excelencia Watch Party

Hilltoppers gathered in blue and gold for the Seal of Excelencia watch party in Hunt Hall.

Seal of Excelencia Certification by Excelencia in Education

St. Edward's is one of nine universities to earn the Seal of Excelencia for the first time for 2023.

Enjoy a Special Message from President Montserrat Fuentes