Saint Edward's University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Saint Edward's University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 5,095 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1878 and is one of the 30 schools located in Austin, Texas.

Saint Edward's University is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
76
Bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, and master's degree are offered at Saint Edward's University.

Saint Edward's University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 76 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Psychology, Communication and Journalism, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
79%
The student retention rate at Saint Edward's University is fair at 79% (well above Texas average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Student to faculty ratio at Saint Edward's University is pretty good: 13:1. Read more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$31,200
Average tuition costs are extremely high, around $30,800 annually. The additional fees at Saint Edward's University beyond tuition are about $400; which totals $31,200 annually.

Read the details about Saint Edward's University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
63%
As reported in recent government data, 4,209 applications were submitted and 2,645 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

Saint Edward's University will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Saint Edward's University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,800
Saint Edward's University offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Saint Edward's University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Saint Edward's University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 1,400 students, which provides a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable - about $5,800 per year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Saint Edward's University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Saint Edward's University appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Saint Edward's University Location and Maps



Post Address: Saint Edward's University, 3001 S Congress Ave, Austin, Texas 78704-6489, USA
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