St. Edward's University

3001 S Congress Ave - Austin, TX 78704
  • Region: Southwest
  • Campus Setting: City
  • Size: Small

Located in amazing Austin, the "Live Music Capital of the World", St. Edward's University welcomes students from all backgrounds and beliefs through our red doors. After four years on the hilltop, our graduates walk out those same doors equipped with the skills and knowledge to take on their world. Get ready to explore new opportunities and clarify your dreams.

At St. Edward's, an unstoppable energy invigorates our community and inspires us to meet the future head-on. The tectonic shifts and challenges of our world community require thoughtful minds, caring hearts and clarity of leadership. A St. Edward’s liberal arts education and its ability to instill the critical skills that weather life's tests have never been more essential.

We are known for our small classes, rigorous academics, meaningful connections with professors and hands-on learning opportunities. We educate the hearts and minds, so our 3,500 undergraduate students are prepared to make a difference.

An independent Catholic university in the Holy Cross tradition, St. Edward's welcomes qualified students of all ages, backgrounds and beliefs and serves a culturally diverse student body. We communicate the dignity of the human person as created in the image of God, stressing the obligation of all people to pursue a more just world.

Welcoming students from 45 states and 57 countries, St. Edward's has twice led the nation's master's degree-granting institutions in Fulbright U.S. Student Award recipients.

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About St. Edward's University

St. Edward-s University is an independent Catholic university that welcomes qualified students of all ages, backgrounds and beliefs and serves a culturally diverse student body.

Mission Statement

The university-s undergraduate programs achieve a balance among the humanities, the sciences and the professions. These programs seek to make graduates competent in a chosen discipline, help them understand and appreciate the contributions of other disciplines and prepare them to further their life goals. Graduate and professional development programs enhance students- knowledge and skills in order to prepare them to take advantage of more challenging employment opportunities.