Developing thoughtful minds, caring hearts and clarity of leadership since 1841.

About St. Edward’s University


St. Edward’s University is an independent Catholic university located in Austin, Texas. We welcome qualified students of all ages, backgrounds and beliefs and serve a culturally diverse student body. We educate the hearts and minds of our students, so they are prepared to make a difference, and seek to develop thoughtful minds, caring hearts and clarity of leadership.

We’ve received numerous awards and recognitions over the years. U.S. News & World Report recognized St. Edward’s as the 9th Best University in the West, and the 3rd Best University for Veterans in the West in the 2022 rankings. We are in our 7th year of being named one of America’s “Best Bang for your Buck” colleges by Washington Monthly Magazine. We have also been named a top producer of Fulbright Students for 11 years in a row, with 75 winners since 2008.

Our faculty are dedicated teachers, experienced industry professionals and committed scholars. They empower students to become skilled and confident leaders for the 21st century. We educate leaders to create positive social change by fostering an inclusive and welcoming environment that respects the dignity and worth of each person and stresses the obligation of all people to pursue a more just world.

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