St. Edward’s is an independent Catholic university open to qualified students of all ages, backgrounds and beliefs. Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, the university provides a culturally diverse student body with an education that achieves a balance among the humanities, the sciences and the professions. In 2004, U.S. News and World Report magazine ranked St. Edward's as a top tier school.The enrollment is around 5,300 students, with about 40 percent of the students living on campus. Campus facilities include classroom and laboratory facilities, a theatre, and recreation and fitness center.See All 9 Photos
Main CampusAustin, Texas, United States5,000 - 20,000 on Campus250,000+ residents in AustinLanguage(s) spoken on campus: English
At St. Edward’s, you’ll find it easy to move between living, learning and making a difference, with each experience opening doors to new friendships, new interests and discovering what you stand for.
Perched on a hilltop overlooking Austin, the St. Edward's campus is a community within a community. On a clear day — and most days are sunny — you will meet an incredibly diverse, kind, generous and approachable group of students. It's their wholehearted love of learning, and their respect for each other, that makes life here so livable.
Athletic facilities are available for use free of charge. There are also a number of intramural and club sports teams that welcome international students.