Saint Edward's University: Review & Facts

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Saint Edward's University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 4,620 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1878 and is one of the 27 schools located in Austin, Texas.

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

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
90
Fair
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 90 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Psychology, Communication and Journalism, and English and Literature. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
85%
Good
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.

The student retention rate at Saint Edward's University is high at 85% (well above Texas average). Considering this statistic, apparently students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Saint Edward's University is good: 70%.

Student to faculty ratio at Saint Edward's University is pretty decent - 14:1. Read more details about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$38,800
High
Average tuition charges are extremely high, about $38,400 per academic year. The additional fees at Saint Edward's University (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $400; this comes to $38,800 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
77%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 5,034 applications were submitted and 3,899 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

This college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

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

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,700
Medium
Saint Edward's University provides 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
F
Unsafe
Saint Edward's University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,500 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable -- approximately $6,700 per academic 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 data, Saint Edward's University appears to be a very dangerous 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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