At St. Edward’s, we believe in living life to the fullest.
You’re looking for exciting majors and minors. You want access to internships and opportunities to make a difference. And a vibrant campus only three miles from downtown Austin.
Best University in the West
by U.S. News and World Report
and fellowship winners
Goal for all students to participate in experiential learning
Hear from Our Hilltoppers
Watch first-hand what it's like to be a student at St. Edward's through the stories of 10 amazing Hilltoppers, told in a 30-minute episode of The College Tour, available on our YouTube channel and Amazon Prime. Take a tour of our beautiful campus in Austin and get to know St. Ed’s in the best way possible — through stories shared by our outstanding students.
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The professor and the right class can transform your life. But at St. Edward's, you won't have to wait for graduation to make a difference.
- Spanish students help a nonprofit build an asylum case with their translation skills
- Environmental policy students partner with students in France to share ideas on sustainability
- Political Science students interview Vietnam veterans for a podcast
Meet our expert faculty and see why we've been named a top-25 university in the Western Region by U.S. News & World Report for the past 18 years.
Our beautiful hilltop campus gives you the best of both worlds: a close-knit community in a vibrant and dynamic city. St. Ed's is located on South Congress Avenue, which is lined with some of Austin's most iconic restaurants, shops and businesses, and is only a few miles from the heart of downtown.
We offer new freshmen up to
$28,000 per year in merit scholarships
$12,232 is the average tuition paid by our first-year students who received scholarships and/or grants
$37,215 is the average merit scholarship and/or grant awarded to first-year students
Throughout my time at St. Edward’s, I’ve grown and developed in ways beyond what I ever thought possible. I’ve become much more compassionate, informed and oriented toward making positive contributions to my community.
Alyssa Arellano ’22,
Accounting and Economics
Clockwise, from top left
Arrian Ebrahimi ’21, Economics: Became the first St. Edward’s student selected for a Yenching Scholarship to Peking University | Myrka Moreno ’19, Digital Media Management: is an audience engagement producer at The 19th and is one of six journalist in 2022 to receive the prestigious MJ Bear Fellowship | Frida Melgar ’19, Global Studies: Worked with an NGO in Mexico City as part of the Fulbright Binational Internship Program | Pilar Monfiletto ’22, Social Work: Accepted to Fordham University’s Advanced Standing Master of Social Work program in New York City | Cristobal Diaz ’22, Business: Appointed as a supplemental instructor and interned at a global consulting, engineering and construction management company | Eduardo Carrillo ’22, Biology: Hired as a EMT-B Medic/Ketamine Guide at the Austin Ketamine Clinic
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