Saint Edward's University

Saint Edward's University

St. Edward's University was established in 1878 by Rev. Edward Sorin, Superior General of the Congregation of Holy Cross. It was then known as St. Edward's Academy. With an increase in enrollment figures, it became a college and was finally granted university status in 1925. It is now a private Roman Catholic institution offering enrollment to more than 4,000 undergraduates and postgraduates. The university is located south of the Lady Bird Lake in Austin, Texas. In 2004, the U.S. News & World Report ranked the university among the 'best colleges 'in the western region of the United States.

St. Edward's University offers bachelors and masters degrees through the following schools:

  • New College
  • School of Behavioral & Social Sciences
  • School of Education
  • School of Humanities
  • School of Management and Business
  • School of Natural Sciences

The athletics teams of St. Edward's University participate in sports like baseball, football, softball, basketball, cross country, lacrosse, golf, soccer, volleyball and tennis. They are nicknamed the Hilltoppers.

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Environmental Studies
Natural Resources Management And Policy, Other
Latin American Studies
Computer And Information Sciences, General
Computer Science
Special Education And Teaching, General
Student Counseling And Personnel Services, Other
Art Teacher Education
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Drama And Dance Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
French Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
English Language And Literature, General
Writing, General
English Language And Literature/Letters, Other
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
General Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Neurobiology And Behavior
Mathematics, General
International/Global Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Kinesiology And Exercise Science
Christian Studies
Theology/Theological Studies
Chemistry, General
Environmental Chemistry
Forensic Chemistry
Psychology, General
Research And Experimental Psychology, Other
Psychology, Other
Human Services, General
Public Administration
Social Work
Graphic Design
Game And Interactive Media Design
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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