Welcome, Hilltopper Parents!

At St. Edward's, our students can count on a full and rewarding college experience. We are committed to partnering with families to support students through their entire time on the hilltop. 

Your student will benefit from expert faculty devoted to teaching and mentoring, success coaches focused on helping students make choices perfect for them and an experience only a city as vibrant and diverse as Austin can provide. 

The Value of a St. Edward’s Education

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Academic Excellence

Your student will gain meaningful academic experiences through a moral, ethical and values-based lens guided by our Holy Cross mission. All students engage in experiential learning through research, internships and creative exploration intrinsic to the St. Edward’s experience.

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Vibrant and Inclusive Campus

Students are empowered to find their voice and discover their best selves by participating in campus traditions, programs and student organizations. An energetic, diverse and inclusive campus makes the hilltop your student’s home away from home.

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Austin Innovation and Impact

Your student will have a mutually beneficial partnership with Austin, with opportunities to make a difference and achieve success. With mentors on the hilltop and beyond, St. Edward’s promises an agile approach to education, guiding and supporting your student’s college journey.


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Helpful Resources for St. Edward’s Parents

We support our students so they can thrive academically, flourish physically and mentally, and find their fit in our community. You and your student are a vital part of the hilltop, and we're here to provide the resources you need.

Student Success

Personalized support and resources like success coaches, academic support services and tutoring, academic counseling and career and professional development help your student succeed on their own terms.

Opportunities like study abroad, internships and student-faculty research expand your student's academic experience.

Find your success coach and career coach.

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Financial Aid and Affordability

A college education is a big investment. But there is help available when it comes to paying for college, and we want to make the process easy for you and your family.