Saint Edward’s University

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Saint Edward's University can be found in Austin, TX, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 4,400 students enrolled each year at Saint Edward's University.

Students can submit either the SAT or ACT exam scores at Saint Edward's University. A score between 1060 to 1245 on the SAT exam, or 22 to 28 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Saint Edward's University average GPA ranges from 3.23 to 3.52 for accepted students. 88% of all those students that apply are accepted to Saint Edward's University, from which 14 percent choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Saint Edward's University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Saint Edward's University was reported as 88.2% in Fall 2020 with over 5,670 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 22 - 28
  • Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.52

How Hard Is It to Get into Saint Edward's University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Saint Edward's University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Saint Edward's University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 73.9%
  • 2017-2018: 84.2%
  • 2018-2019: 86.4%
  • 2019-2020: 88.2%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 79.1%

How Does Saint Edward's University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Saint Edward's University is fifty-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Huston-Tillotson University62.5%
Concordia University-Texas90.5%
Southwestern University49.0%
Texas Lutheran University55.7%
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor87.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Saint Edward's University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading540 - 630
Math520 - 615
Total Score1060 - 1245
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 29
Math19 - 26
Composite Score22 - 28
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