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St. Edward's University
Austin, TX
St. Edward's, founded in 1885, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 155-acre campus is located in Austin, 80 miles northeast of San Antonio.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 4,056
   Women 2,464 (60.7%)
   Men 1,592 (39.3%)
Graduate Students 545
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 74% of 6,046 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline May 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA Not reported
SAT Math 547 average
500-590 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 564 average
510-610 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 25 average
22-27 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $56,860
  Tuition and Fees $40,828
  Room and Board $12,172
Average Percent of Need Met 75%
Average Freshman Award $35,885
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 191
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 44% of classes
20-29 students: 38% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Austin Population 820,611
Nearest Metropolitan Area Austin
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 90% of freshmen, 38% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division II
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.3% Asian
4.5% Black/African-American
45.0% Hispanic/Latino
3.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
40.2% White
2.6% Unknown
International Students 7.9% from 54 countries
First-Year Students Returning 80.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 52.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported