Saint Edward's University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$46,690
4.5% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$28,214
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
5.46%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
88.2%
5,672 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
3,976
82.9% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
63.4%
493 Graduates

About

Saint Edward's University is a higher education institution located in Travis County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Saint Edward's University were General Psychology (88 degrees awarded), General Communication (81 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (76 degrees).

In 2019, 1,199 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Saint Edward's University. 62.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (510 degrees), 1.16 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (439 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Saint Edward's University is $46,690, which is $24,664 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Saint Edward's University is $46,690, which is $24,664 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $28,214.

In 2019, 89% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 56% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$46,690
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Saint Edward's University was $46,690. The cost of tuition at Saint Edward's University is $24,664 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$28,214
2019 Value
4.78%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Saint Edward's University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $28,214. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Saint Edward's University grew by 4.78%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,560
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Saint Edward's University was of $12,560 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 5.55% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 33.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

89%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
56%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

89% of undergraduate students at Saint Edward's University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 2.3% with respect to 2018, when 87% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.46%
2017 Default Rate
60
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Saint Edward's University was 5.46%, which represents 60 out of the 1098 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Saint Edward's University received 5,672 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 1.7% annual growth. Out of those 5,672 applicants, 5,003 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 88.2% acceptance rate.

There were 3,976 students enrolled at Saint Edward's University in 2019, and 61% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Saint Edward's University has an overall enrollment yield of 13.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

88.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
5,003
Accepted Out of 5,672

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Saint Edward's University was 88.2% (5,003 admissions from 5,672 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 86.4%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 1.7%, while admissions grew by 3.84%.

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SAT Scores

61%
Submission Percentage
423
Scores Submitted

61% of enrolled first-time students at Saint Edward's University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Saint Edward's University has a total enrollment of 3,976 students. The full-time enrollment at Saint Edward's University is 3,295 students and the part-time enrollment is 681. This means that 82.9% 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 43.5% Hispanic or Latino, 37.3% White, 4.73% Black or African American, 3.04% Asian, 2.82% Two or More Races, 0.654% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.176% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Saint Edward's University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (30.5%), followed by White Female (21.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (15.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (35.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (16.7%) and White Male (16.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

82.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Saint Edward's University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,976 students. The full-time enrollment at Saint Edward's University is 3,295 and the part-time enrollment is 681. This means that 82.9% of students enrolled at Saint Edward's University are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Saint Edward's University was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), Saint Edward's University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,728
  2. White
    1,483
  3. Black or African American
    188

The enrolled student population at Saint Edward's University is 43.5% Hispanic or Latino, 37.3% White, 4.73% Black or African American, 3.04% Asian, 2.82% Two or More Races, 0.654% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.176% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 70 students (1.76%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 297 more women than men received degrees from Saint Edward's University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Saint Edward's University is white (510 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (439 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Saint Edward's University is General Psychology (88 degrees awarded), followed by General Communication (81 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (76 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Saint Edward's University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Natural Resources & Conservation (27 degrees awarded), Communications (107 degrees), and English (41 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Edward's University are Physicians (406,591 people), Other managers (293,282 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (214,675 people), Postsecondary teachers (202,632 people), and Secondary school teachers (160,412 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint Edward's University are Natural Resources & Conservation (27 degrees awarded), Communications (107 degrees), English (41 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (46 degrees), and Biology (93 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Edward's University are Surgeons, Actuaries, Dentists, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Saint Edward's University are Natural Resources & Conservation (27 degrees awarded), Communications (107 degrees), English (41 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (46 degrees), and Biology (93 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Edward's University are Elementary & secondary schools (553,977 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (544,226 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (540,068 people), Offices of physicians (228,841 people), and Computer Systems Design (202,417 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint Edward's University are Natural Resources & Conservation (27 degrees awarded), Communications (107 degrees), English (41 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (46 degrees), and Biology (93 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Saint Edward's University.
Most Common
  1. 88 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 81 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 76 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Saint Edward's University was General Psychology with 88 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

451
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
748
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 451 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Edward's University, which is 0.603 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (748).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 77 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Edward's University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.33 times more than the 58 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 74 degrees were awarded to women at Saint Edward's University in General Psychology, which is 5.29 times more than the 14 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

52%
100% Completion Time
64%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 52% of students graduating from Saint Edward's University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 64% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 65% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Saint Edward's University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.03% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    510 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    439 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    41 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Saint Edward's University is white (510 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (439 degrees).

2% of degree recipients (24 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    323 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    281 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    187 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Saint Edward's University is white female (323 degrees awarded). There were 1.15 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (281 degrees).

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Operations

Saint Edward's University has an endowment valued at nearly $118M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.4M (4.57%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Saint Edward's University had a total salary expenditure of $120M. Saint Edward's University employs 68 Associate professors, 56 Assistant professors, and 40 Professors. Most academics at Saint Edward's University are Female Associate professors (39), Male Assistant professors(30), and Male Associate professors (29).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Edward's University are: Management, with 171 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 72 employees, and Service with 58 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$118M
2019 Endowment
1.75%
growth from 2018

Saint Edward's University has an endowment valued at about $118M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Saint Edward's University grew 1.75% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $79.6M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.25M - Federal
  2. $189k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Saint Edward's University received $2.25M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $189k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$51.8M
2019 Salaries
8.86%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Saint Edward's University paid a median of $51.8M in salaries, which represents 43% of their overall expenditure ($120M) and a 8.86% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.61% growth from 2017 and a 5.5% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$14.3M
Instructional Salaries
174
Number of Employees

In 2019, Saint Edward's University paid a total of $14.3M to 174 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
68 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
171 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Saint Edward's University were Associate professor with 68 employees; Assistant professor with 56 employees; and Assistant professor with 40 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Edward's University were Management with 171 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 72 employees; and Service with 58 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Saint Edward's University was Female Associate professor with 39 employees, Male Assistant professor with 30 employees, and Male Associate professor with 29 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Saint Edward's University.

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