Schreiner University

Schreiner University

Schreiner University is located on a 140-acre campus in Kerrville, Texas. It traces its roots to the Schreiner Institute, which was founded by Captain Charles Schreiner in September, 1923. It was initially a military institute for men, but became coeducational in 1932. Its name was changed to Schreiner College in 1973, and it became Schreiner University in February, 2001.

Schreiner University offers bachelor's degree programs in business administration, sciences, humanities, theater, mathematics, religion, sport management, and graphic design, among others. The university also awards master's degrees in education and teaching.

Schreiner University sponsors teams in baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball. Nicknamed the Mountaineers, its teams compete in the American Southwest Conference and the NCAA Division III. The U.S. News & World Report' ranked SU 14th in its list of the best baccalaureate colleges in the West in 2010.

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Contacting Schreiner University

Schreiner University
2100 Memorial Blvd
Kerrville , TX 78028-5697
General Phone: (830) 896-5411

Schreiner University Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine52licensed practical nurse
Business and Management41accounting and computer science, business, business management, accounting, finance, international business, MIS, marketing
Education and Teaching34education, middle school teaching, early childhood education, English teaching, math teaching, music teaching, physical education teaching, biology teaching, history teaching, ...
Therapy and Counseling19psychology
Liberal Arts17English, liberal arts and sciences, humanities, political science, history
Science14biology, biochemistry, chemistry
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy11health and physical education, exercise science
Photography and Commercial Art7commercial art
Religion and Philosophy4religion
Drama and Performing Arts0drama
Design0design and applied arts
Art Studies0visual and performing arts, art studies

Number of programs and degrees for Schreiner University in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree13739
Master's degree121
Associate's degree11
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years521

Schreiner University Student Body

In 2007-2008, Schreiner University had a total enrollment of 971 students (893 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 45%
Women 55%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 96%
Graduate 4%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 74%
Black 3%
Hispanic 20%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 38%
20-21 26%
22-24 16%
25-29 6%
30-34 4%
35-39 3%
40-49 4%
50-64 2%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Schreiner University Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 64 %

Schreiner University Room and Board (2007)

Schreiner University offers campus housing for 594 of its 893 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Kerrville, Texas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Texas Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Schreiner University Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal440553
SAT Math440550
SAT Writing430540
ACT Verbal1823
ACT Math1823
ACT Composite1824

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT84%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT46%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Schreiner University Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 17,992
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 17,992
Room and board $ 7,952
Room charge $ 4,520
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,432
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 2,016

Financial Aid:
Schreiner University participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 361000)

Schreiner University Faculty

Schreiner University has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track128
Non-tenured and not on tenure track28

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year0*6$44,167
All faculty totalcalendar year0*6$44,167

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year10$57,3083$58,440
Associate professoracademic year11$53,2145$45,200
Assistant professoracademic year10$47,9297$47,853
Instructoracademic year0*7$34,357
All faculty totalacademic year31$52,83022$44,400

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Schreiner University Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball American Southwest Conference
Baseball American Southwest Conference
Track American Southwest Conference

Schreiner University Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Accounting and Computer Science
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Finance, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Design and Applied Arts, Other

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Biology Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Subject Areas, Other

Engineering, General

Pre-Law Studies

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General

Mathematics, General

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General
Kinesiology and Exercise Science

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets Schreiner University Apart:

Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 7%Schreiner University Number of degree programs
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 8%Schreiner University % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Schreiner University Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Schreiner University % of full-time faculty on tenure track
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 15%Schreiner University Number of students
% of degrees in science
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%Schreiner University % of degrees in science

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checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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