Located in the heart of Texas, St. Edward’s University welcomes students from all backgrounds and beliefs through our red doors. After four years on the hilltop, our graduates walk out those same doors equipped with the skills and knowledge to take on their world. Get ready to explore new opportunities and clarify your dreams. Unsure of where to start? We've laid out the “need-to-knows” below.
Are you looking at master's degrees? Learn more about Graduate Admission.
St. Edward’s Has a Test-Optional Policy
One way we’re making the college application process simpler and more accessible during the pandemic is by becoming test optional. If you’re applying to St. Edward’s for the Fall 2021 semester or later, you will not be required to submit SAT or ACT scores. What does test optional really mean, and how does it affect your application? Here’s the good news!
Majors & Minors
Browse through our 50+ areas of study and learn details about each.
Here's some timely and helpful information for your college search.
Your Admission Counselor
Contact your admission counselor. They’re eager to meet you!
Imagine Yourself Here
Life at St. Edward's
Our Amazing Home Town
Find out why Austin, Texas, is ranked the #1 “Best Place to Live in America,” again and again.
Living on the hilltop puts you at the center of 600+ student activities and events each year.
See the fun and meaningful ways we celebrate the St. Edward’s experience, and you can, too.
“Being a student here has taught me the value of service and putting other people before myself.”
—Jasmine Adgerson ’21, Kinesiology major, Hometown: Washington, D.C.
83% of our freshmen received merit scholarships in 2020–2021. And the average award was $31,419 in scholarships and grants — money you don’t repay!
Net Price Calculator
Get an estimate of your costs to attend St. Edward’s and the scholarships and grants you could receive. Our calculator will be updated in October. Tests will NOT be required for Fall 2021 merit consideration.
Supporting Your Success
A success coach will help you customize your St. Edward’s experience to achieve your goals. Here’s what students say about their success coach.
Six outstanding Hilltoppers talk about they’re opportunities and experiences on the hilltop that are shaping their career paths and worldview.