At St. Edward’s, we believe in living life to the fullest.

As a high school student, you’re looking for exciting majors and minors. You want access to internships and opportunities to make a difference. You’re looking to be supported so you can join our successful alumni. And you want an education that is affordable.

Future student but on a different path? Find out more information:

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Explore Majors and Minors

The professor and the right class can transform your life. But at St. Edward's, you won't have to wait for graduation to make a difference.

  • Spanish students help a nonprofit build an asylum case with their translation skills
  • Environmental policy students partner with students in France to share ideas on sustainability
  • Political Science students interview Vietnam veterans for a podcast

Meet our expert faculty and see why we've been named a top-25 university in the Western Region by U.S. News & World Report for the past 18 years.

Experience Our Campus

Our beautiful hilltop campus gives you the best of both worlds: a close-knit community in a vibrant and dynamic city. St. Ed's is located on South Congress Avenue, which is lined with some of Austin's most iconic restaurants, shops and businesses, and is only a few miles from the heart of downtown.

Kadija Samura portrait in front of colorful mural.

My experience at St. Edward’s helped me become the person I am now – through the opportunities it provided, and through faculty members who were by my side supporting me.”

Kadija Samura ’20, Global Studies
Boren Scholar at the U.S. Department of State


We offer new freshmen up to
$28,000 per year in merit scholarships.

Average tuition paid by our first-year students who received scholarships and/or grants

Percentage of our first-year students
who received scholarships and/or grants


Know It's Affordable

Deciphering the real cost of college can be complicated, but it doesn't have to be. It starts by understanding what you'll pay after you're awarded scholarships and grants. At St. Edward's, the average tuition paid by first-year students is less than half the sticker price. 

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Best University in the West
by U.S. News and World Report

National scholarship 

and fellowship winners

Students who participate in experiential learning 


6 Student Profiles

Our Students Succeed

Clockwise, from top left

Evan Hall ’20, Kinesiology: Volunteered with Adventurers Academy, helping young adults with disabilities get physically active | Bianca Esquival ’19, Psychology and Writing and Rhetoric: Started a support group for LatinX students | Daniella Gonzalez ’21, Business Administration: Served as campus brand ambassador for Bumble | Taylor Huey ’21, Mathematics: Produced research that examined Texas prison system deaths | Ella Fotinos ’22, Pre-veterinary Biology: Interned in the bird department at the San Antonio Zoo | Dakota Nichols ’19, Political Science: Focused on anti-bullying as a volunteer in Peru 

Have a Coach and a Roadmap

We want all of our students to succeed. That’s why every student gets a success coach and a personalized roadmap. You’ll never walk alone at St. Edward’s.

Your Complete Guide to
Applying to College

Everything you need to know to
go from application to acceptance.

How An Admission
Counselor Can Help

Our personalized approach to
college starts before you even apply.

Meet Your
Admission Counselor

Find out who to contact with
questions — and get to know them!



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