Saint Edward's University
Austin, TX 78704-6489

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 4,601
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Students with disability 8%
Student to faculty ratio 14:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,448 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

74%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Saint Edward's University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 6,046 applications and 4,468 students were granted admission. Saint Edward's University is at the #72 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 43% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 54% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1010 to 1200
ACT22 to 27

Application Fee

$50
Undergrad students
$50
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Saint Edward's University's tuition was $40,428 for all students regardless of residency (50.9% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$24,603
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$40,428
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$40,428
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 91% of Saint Edward's University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 35% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,635 (which is 5.3% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Saint Edward's University in 2016-2017, was 491, which is 56% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,432 (which is 7.9% below the national average.)

$4,635
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$5,432
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
91%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Saint Edward's University has enrolled a total of 4,601 students (3,800 students full-time and 801 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 4,601 students, 347 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 38% men and 62% women and 4,056 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 545 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 32 students for distance studies.

4,601
Total Enrollment
347
Transfers

Student Diversity

Hispanic: 39%

White: 39%

Non-resident alien: 7%

Black/African American: 5%

Two or more races: 3%

Asian: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Saint Edward's University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 44% 151
Natural Resources And Conservation 20% 67
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 8% 28
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 4% 13
Theology And Religious Vocations 3% 10
Education 1% 5
Social Sciences 1% 4
Psychology 1% 2
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 1% 2
English Language And Literature/letters 1% 2

Graduation & Dropout Rates

64%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Saint Edward's University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

1%
Still enrolled
5%
Dropout rate
30%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$19,200
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Saint Edward's University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $19,200. Last year, out of the total 5,368 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 4,402 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 4,085 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 3,350 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $19,200 $23,800
Employment Rate 82% 82%
Total Graduates 5,368 4,085

Campus Location

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