Live well. Be yourself. Go far. You can do it all on the hilltop.

Sneak Peek: Life at St. Edward's

St. Edward’s is a diverse community with programs designed to inspire students with a global perspective. Take a peek at what life is at St. Edward's, recognized for 15 consecutive years as one of "America's Best Colleges" by U.S. News & World Report.

Your college transcript may be a record of where and what you study over four years. But it doesn’t begin to tell the complete story of all you learn and experience as a student in our international campus community.

At St. Edward’s, you’ll find it easy to move between living, learning and making a difference, with each experience opening doors to new friendships, new interests and discovering what you stand for.

Campus Living

Campus Living

Perched on a hilltop overlooking Austin, our campus is a community within a community. On a clear day — and we have mostly sunny days — you will meet an incredibly diverse, kind, generous and approachable group of students. It's their wholehearted love of learning, and their respect for each other, that makes life here so livable.

Student Life

Get Involved

Four years gives you plenty of time to go deeper with interests you bring to campus — maybe photography or theater — and to explore new sides of yourself. We offer formal leadership training, more than 130 student organizations and our open invitation to a larger life. Say "yes" and you'll go a long way toward making connections and inspiring and shaping your future.

Why St. Edward's?

Want a glimpse of what the student experience is like at St. Edward's? Check out these stories to learn more.

Campus Services

Campus Services

Here at St. Edward’s University, we provide students with the resources they need to be happy, safe, and well. From counseling to career services, students have access to the resources they need in order to succeed. 

Explore Austin

Explore Austin

Austin has it all: style, smarts and history. Three hundred days of sun. Entrepreneurs. Buzz. South by Southwest® Conferences & Festivals (SXSW®) — the conferences and festivals of “cool.” Its own live music soundtrack. Still, Austin always makes room for what's next. And what's next could be you.

12 Things Only Hilltoppers Know

Hear from our campus tour guides about what they’ve learned are the best study spots, traditions, snacks and more at St. Edward’s.