Join a community of achievers and innovators.

You’ll thrive in an environment of small classes, big ideas and enriching opportunities. We think our numbers speak for themselves. Here’s an overview of our student population, financial information and life on campus.

Top 10 University in the West by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report recognized St. Edward’s as one of “America’s Best Colleges” for the 20th year in a row. In the 2022–2023 rankings, St. Edward’s claimed the #8 spot, and remains in the U.S. News list of top 10 Best Regional Universities in the West for the 4th consecutive year.

In celebration, see our top 10 reasons to become a Hilltopper. 

Academics

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15:1 Student-faculty ratio

18 Average class size

1124 Average SAT score

51% of incoming freshmen rank in top quarter of their class

78 Fulbright winners since 2008

200 Employers come to campus to recruit for jobs and internships

50+ Areas of study

90+ Countries in which students can study abroad

100% Goal for all students to participate in experiential learning

Campus Life

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613 Freshmen

5% International enrollment

46 Countries represented

39 States represented

39 Languages spoken

61% Minority enrollment

70,000+ Hours students gave to community service last year

2,860 Undergraduates

36 Faith traditions represented

85% Freshmen living on campus

100+ Student organizations

10 Hilltopper Athletics NCAA Division II teams

Scholarships

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$70 million 
Total amount of scholarships, grants and aid awarded to students in 2022–2023

$37,215
Average freshman scholarships and grants in 2022–2023

$13,551
Average freshman tuition after scholarships and grants in 2022–2023

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Is St. Edward's Right for Me?

Hear from current students about how they chose St. Ed's.

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What's a Success Coach?

Learn how success coaches will shape your time at St. Edward's.

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How Much Does College Cost?

Learn how scholarships and grants will impact what you pay.