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At St. Edward’s, small classes, big opportunities and meaningful connections add up to a transformative college experience. And our numbers back it up. Below is a brief overview of our student population, life on campus and financial information.

Best Colleges Regional Universities West 2021

Top 10 University in the West by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report recognized St. Edward’s as one of “America’s Best Colleges” for the 19th year in a row. In the 2022 rankings, St. Edward’s claimed the #9 spot, and remains in the U.S. News list of top 10 Best Regional Universities in the West for the 3rd consecutive year.

In celebration, see our top 10 reasons we’re proud to be Hilltoppers. 


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15:1 Student-faculty Ratio

19 Average class size

41.4 Average number of hours transferred

75 Fulbright winners since 2008

200 Employers come to campus to recruit for jobs and internships

1157 Average SAT score

50+ Areas of study

30+ Countries in which students studied abroad

90% of students complete internships before graduation

Campus Life

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3,388 Undergraduates

233 New transfer students 2019–2020

7% International enrollment

57 Countries represented

44 States represented

24 Languages spoken

64% Minority enrollment

34 Faith traditions represented

1,300 Students living on campus

100+ Student organizations

11 Hilltopper Athletics NCAA Division II teams

70,000+ Hours students gave to community service last year


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$48,326 2020–2021 Tuition 

$500 2020–2021 Technology Fee 

$8,322 2020–2021 Housing 

$5,006 2020–2021 Food/Meal Plan (estimated)

87% Full-time transfer students who earned scholarships and grants in 2020–2021 

$22,486 Average transfer award of scholarships and grants in 2020–2021 

$16,000–$18,000 Range of annual transfer scholarships

$5 million Total amount of scholarships and grants awarded to transfer students in 2019–2020