St. Edward's University is a liberal arts university located in Austin, Texas. We are an international community with a Catholic heritage and students (and faculty) from all faiths, all nations and all walks of life. Our identity is shaped by our location in Austin, Texas, and strengthened by our partner universities all over the world. Who we are is rooted in where we come from. Our founders, the Congregation of Holy Cross, have been educating diverse students to think critically, act ethically and strive for social justice since the 1830s. Now it’s our turn.

Academic Programs

  • Design
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


Additional Information

Academic scholarships do not require an additional application beyond the application for admission. Students should submit an admission application by Feb. 1 in order to be considered for academic scholarships. More information can be found online at

Visit us

Visiting St. Edward's University makes all the difference. Nothing compares to experiencing the hilltop and Austin in person. We offer campus tours Monday through Friday for most of the year, as well as a number of Open Houses. For a complete list of visit opportunities, visit

There’s a saying we like to quote from Blessed Basil Moreau, who founded the Congregation of Holy Cross nearly 180 years ago: “The mind will not be cultivated at the expense of the heart.”

Blessed Basil Moreau, Founder, the Congregation of Holy Cross
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