Saint Edward's University
Austin, TX, USA

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Affordability and Cost

Average Net Price Average net price for full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates paying the in-state or in-district tuition rate who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution. Other sources of grant aid are excluded. Aid awarded anytime during the full aid year is included.

Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state or local government, or institutional grant and scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies and the weighted average room and board and other expenses.
$28,214
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Average Net Price By Family Income
Income
Average Amount
< $30k
$18,637
$30k - $48k
$19,862
$48k - $75k
$23,014
$75k - $110k
$27,378
$110k+
$35,131
Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$49,076
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$49,076
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$13,328
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Financial Aid: visit page
Financial Aid Email: [email protected]

Aid & Grants

0
100
68%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
38%
Average Aid Per Year
$30,404
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
38%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,009
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$27,162
Students receiving state aid
38%
Average State Grant Aid Per Year
$4,116
Students receiving federal aid
44%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,009
Average Grant & Scholarship By Family Income
Income
Average Amount
< $30k
$38,589
$30k - $48k
$37,364
$48k - $75k
$34,212
$75k - $110k
$29,848
$110k+
$22,095
Total Needs Based Scholarships/Grants Total amount of grant or scholarship aid awarded to all undergraduates from the federal government, state/local government, the institution, and other sources known to the institution.
$49,703,096
Total Non-Need-Based Scholarships/Grants
$38,944,974

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
63%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$9,693
Students receiving federal loans
61%
Average Federal Loans Per Year
$5,826
Average Other Loans Per Year
$17,300
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$19,988
Loan Default Rate
4%
US National: 7%
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$259

What Students Are Saying

3.95 Average Rating
The school is pretty expensive but totally worth it. They are an internationally recognized school. You have so many options to study abroad. As well as meet new people from all over the world.
Joselin from Austin, TX
Depends on who you ask...
Paris from Austin, TX
Although this is an expensive campus, it is worth it! I have researched St. Edward's holistically and it has the academic classes that are well worth your money. They are ranked #15 in the west which is pretty good! The city is also are great place to be in because there are a variety of things to do. If you want to stay on campus, there are a variety of clubs and activities to get involved in. A college counselor gave me a sheet that had a plethora of things to do. I was speechless. Overall, it is amazing!
Victoria from Houston, TX
Don't buy a shirt. If you plan on attending this college, then don't buy a shirt at the campus store. You get shirts here like crazy. I was told before that they hand out shirts for anything and everything, they were right. Every event, every club, you can bet you'll get a shirt for it. Especially for their events. It is actually pretty awesome. They give out other smaller items as well, but shirts are one of the main things, along with raffles.
Mary from Riverside, CA
Yes, St. Edward's is expensive, but when you look at all that you receive, I think it is worth the price. If you have just started looking at the price, do not immediately cross off St. Ed's for their price - they offere quite a few scholarships and grants. The school is very nice, and very clean. The professors are unbelievably helpful. The class size is a major plus. Campus UPD is constantly surveilling the campus. The biggest drawback for the price is the food offered... it is quite a bit pricy. You pay for small size, a nice atmosphere, and for a private college, and you get more than you realize. When you turn into St. Edward's it is like you are turning into a section of Austin that is it's own community, all green and clean, and that is something I am willing to pay for.
Nicole
With tuition and fees upwards of $40,000+ a year, you will get a lot out of your choice of attending St. Edward's as long as you stay active and engaged. It is true that you get out of something the amount you put into it, and that rings very true in this instance. If you want to be a number at a big school, do not waste your time here. Each student receives personal attention to help guide them along the way. For the location, size, and rigor, St. Edward's has a lot to offer, and is a great investment.
Mariah
I would say this is one of the most wonderful colleges I have ever seen and experienced, just walking on campus itself is worth the money spent to go here. With people to help every step along the way, there isn't a doubt about one's future going to this school.

I would give a gentle warning to those coming in that tuition to this school is very expensive, as well as on-campus living. If you are not a particularly social student, or a student that is looking for a smooth ride through their subject, I would suggest picking a different school.
Diana from Santa Fe, NM

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