Schreiner University

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School Overview

Schreiner University is located in Kerrville, Texas and has an annual enrollment of roughly 1100 students. Schreiner is a private liberal arts institution that offers both graduate and undergraduate degree programs. Schreiner offers 27 four-year undergraduate programs to choose from as well as several graduate degree programs. Two of Schreiner’s most popular graduate programs include their MBA and Master of Education. Schreiner was established in 1923 and has been a coeducational institution since 1932. It has a student faculty ratio of 13 to 1 and is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church.

General Information

Admission Office
2100 Memorial Boulevard
Kerrville, TX 78028-5697
(830) 792-7217
(800) 343-4919
Fax: (830) 792-7226

Contact: Sandra Speed
Director of Admissions
Main Address
2100 Memorial Boulevard
Kerrville, TX 78028-5697
(830) 896-5411
Total undergrads: 953
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 266
Degree-seeking undergrads: 940
Graduate enrollment: 21

Rural setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 59%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 63%

Admissions Considerations
Secondary school GPA: Required
Secondary school rank: Required
Secondary school record: Required
Recommendations: Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT): Required
College-prep program completed: Recommended
TOEFL: Required

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2011
Number of Applicants: 1,110
Percent Admitted: 61%
Percented Admitted Who Enrolled: 41%

Test Scores: Fall 2011

SAT Critical Reading

  • 440 (25th Percentile)
  • 560 (75th Percentile)

SAT Math

  • 460 (25th Percentile)
  • 570 (75th Percentile)

SAT Writing

  • 440 (25th Percentile)
  • 540 (75th Percentile)

ACT Composite

  • 19 (25th Percentile)
  • 24 (75th Percentile)

ACT English

  • 17 (25th Percentile)
  • 24 (75th Percentile)

ACT Math

  • 19 (25th Percentile)
  • 25 (75th Percentile)

ACT Writing

  • 6 (25th Percentile)
  • 8 (75th Percentile)

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Student Gender

Undergraduate Student Age

Undergraduate Student Residence

Graduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Retention and Graduation Rates

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $17,008 $17,992 $18,731 $19,548 +4.36%
Books and Supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,200 $1,200 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $7,910 $7,952 $8,726 $9,390 +7.61%
Other $1,500 $2,016 $2,118 $2,421 +14.31%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $6,810 $6,810 $6,810 $6,810 0.00%
Other $1,500 $1,500 $2,000 $2,000 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $27,418 $28,960 $30,775 $32,559 +5.80%
In-state Off Campus $26,318 $27,302 $28,741 $29,558 +2.84%
In-state with Family $18,008 $18,992 $19,931 $20,748 +4.10%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $16,200
In-state Student Fees $300
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $16,200
Out-of-state Student Fees $300

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 266 95%
Grant or scholarship aid 266 95% $2,795,060 $10,508
• Federal grants 90 32% $470,212 $5,225
• Pell grants 90 32% $294,918 $3,277
• Other federal grants 90 32% $175,294 $1,948
Local and state government scholarships or grantss 161 57% $574,843 $3,570
Institutional scholarships or grants 266 95% $1,750,005 $6,579
Student loan financial aid 230 82% $2,026,935 $8,813
• Federal student loans 230 82% $1,203,549 $5,233
• Other student loans 139 49% $823,386 $5,924

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 120 8 2 72
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 9
Biochemistry 2
Biology/biological Sciences, General 7
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 14
Accounting 1
Business Administration and Management, General 1
Business/commerce, General 7
Finance, General
International Business/trade/commerce
Management Information Systems, General 2
Marketing/marketing Management, General 3
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 2
Education 18 8
Biology Teacher Education 1
Business Teacher Education 2
Chemistry Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 7
Education, General 8
English/language Arts Teacher Education
History Teacher Education 1
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching 4
Mathematics Teacher Education 1
Music Teacher Education 1
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 1
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature/letters 5
English Language and Literature, General 5
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 72
Licensed Practical/vocational Nurse Training 72
History 10
History, General 10
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2 2
Humanities/humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 2 2
Mathematics and Statistics 2
Mathematics, General 2
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General 3
Accounting and Computer Science 3
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 12
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 7
Sport and Fitness Administration/management 5
Physical Sciences 3
Chemistry, General 3
Psychology 12
Psychology, General 12
Social Sciences 7
Political Science and Government, General 7
Visual and Performing Arts 21
Commercial and Advertising Art 14
Design and Applied Arts, Other 4
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General 1
Music, General 2
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Drama/Theater Arts B
Graphic Design B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Management Information Systems B


Biology Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Secondary Education B


Engineering – General B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing – Practical C
Predentistry B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B
Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Accounting/Computer Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B


Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Schreiner University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (800) 343-4919
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 2100 Memorial Blvd, Kerrville, TX 78028-5697
Setting: Town: Remote
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,342
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 48%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 954 (71% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $30,470
Out-of-state Tuition: $30,470
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 97%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $16,363

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Schreiner University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Schreiner University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 61
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 1101
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 12
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 1
Visual and Performing Arts 6
Grand total 21382

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Schreiner University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $30,470
Out-of-state $30,470
Books and supplies $100

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $23,322
Out-of-state $23,322

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 349 97%
Grant or scholarship aid 345 96% $16,363
Student loan aid 259 72% $9,958

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,230 93% $15,477
Federal student loans 866 66% $7,367

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Schreiner University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Schreiner University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,194 519 675
Percent admitted 100% 93% 93%
Percent admitted who enrolled 26% 31% 22%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Schreiner University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 1,342
Undergraduate enrollment 1,257
Graduate enrollment 85

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Schreiner University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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