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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
5.5% growth from 2015
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
6,046 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
82.6% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
490 Graduates

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The median tuition at Saint Edward's University is $40,428, which is $8,218 more than the national median tuition of $32,210.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,603.

In 2016, 80% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 54% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Saint Edward's University received 6,046 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 20.1% annual growth. Out of those 6,046 applicants, 4,468 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 73.9% acceptance rate.

There were 4,601 students enrolled at Saint Edward's University in 2016, and 54% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Saint Edward's University has an overall enrollment yield of 19.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Saint Edward's University has a total enrollment of 4,601 students. The full-time enrollment at Saint Edward's University is 3,800 students and the part-time enrollment is 801. This means that 82.6% of students enrolled at Saint Edward's University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Saint Edward's University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 39.5% Hispanic or Latino, 38.8% White, 4.54% Black or African American, 3.46% Two or More Races, 3.09% Asian, 0.41% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.17% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Saint Edward's University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (20.5%), followed by White Female (17.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (12%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (1.78%), followed by White Male (0.72%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (0.37%).

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In 2016, 276 more women than men graduated from Saint Edward's University. The majority of students graduating from Saint Edward's University are White. These 511 graduates mean that there were 1.37 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 374 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Saint Edward's University is General Psychology with 81 graduates, followed by General Communication with 72 graduates and General Business Administration & Management with 58 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Saint Edward's University, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Natural Resources & Conservation, with 26 graduates, followed by Communications with 104 graduates and English with 39 graduates.


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Saint Edward's University has an endowment valued at nearly $92.4M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-929,037 (-1.01%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($414,206 on $28.9M) across all Master's Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Saint Edward's University had a total expenditure of $114M. Of that $114M, they spent $53M on salaries and $13.3M on benefits.

Saint Edward's University employs 78 Assistant professors, 77 Associate professors, and 31 Professors. Most academics at Saint Edward's University are Female Assistant professors (47), Male Associate professors (39), and Female Associate professors (38).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Edward's University are: Management, with 160 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 87 employees, and Service with 62 employees.



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