Finish your degree and start changing your world

At St. Edward’s University we understand the professional opportunities and personal sense of achievement that come with earning a college degree from a prestigious university. That’s why we created New College more than 40 years ago to serve adult students.

New College Overview

Convenience for Busy Professionals

In New College, you’ll have opportunities to earn college credits for work history and life experience, along with access to multiple majors and two campus locations. New College offers flexible scheduling options, including 14-week, accelerated 7-week, online and blended courses. This provides you flexibility while maintaining a high level of academic integrity.

Challenging and Highly Valued

Our challenging academic programs and diverse learning community equip you with well-rounded knowledge, lifelong career skills and an expanded worldview — all highly valued in today’s global workplace. Plus, you get the support of one of the top universities in Texas with a history of innovation and success in guiding adult students to earn their degrees.

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Gain Credits for Life, Work and Learning

Transfer students, military veterans, and students with past school, job and life experience may qualify for earned academic credit. This is possible through CLEP testing, existing certifications, and the New College Portfolio program, which enable students to earn specific course credit based on learning acquired through experience. Your New College admission counselors can tell you more.

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Get All the Help You Need to Succeed

St. Edward's provides the kind of admission and academic support you would expect from a respected liberal arts, Catholic college. A St. Edward’s degree comes with a cadre of mentors, counselors and career support.

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I’m able to apply everything I learned at St. Edward’s to my business. — Pam Folsom, owner, Third Coast Properties

Professional Focus, Personal Rewards

You'll learn to think critically, and communicate and collaborate effectively — essential skills for succeeding in today’s business environment. As an adult learner, you can join a growing network of success stories and focus on job readiness, getting ahead and the ultimate reward — a deeply fulfilling life.

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St. Edward's By The Numbers
25%
of our adult learners earn nearly 15 credit hours for their work experience
#3
up-and-coming university in the west, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report