Xavier University: Ranking & Review

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United States
Top 11%

Xavier University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate74%74%74%
Enrolled undergraduates1,239580659
Enrolled total (including graduate students)6,7862,9733,813

1,612 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

523 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores417
Percent of students submitting SAT scores34%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores956
Percent of students submitting ACT scores77%
ACT Composite
ACT English
ACT Math

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $35. Application fee for graduates - $35.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended

Xavier University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,460 and other expenses per full academic year.

Xavier University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,318 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$37,000$37,000
Fees for full-time undergraduates$230$230
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$694$694
Tuition for Full-time graduates$11,070$11,070
Fees for full-time graduates$12$12
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$615$615

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services293248541
Health Professions and Related Programs111571671336
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities596101
Biological and Biomedical Sciences7676
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs6060
Social Sciences54458
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies331952
Physical Sciences3232
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service22426
Public Administration and Social Service Professions2121
Philosophy and Religious Studies71320
Visual and Performing Arts1818
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1616
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1515
English Language and Literature & Letters18211
Natural Resources and Conservation99
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies33
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences33
Mathematics and Statistics33
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Theology and Religious Vocations
Grand Total171,048607251,697

A total of 1,065 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Xavier University.

At the master's and doctor's level 632 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate69%66%72%
  • Full-time retention rate - 84%
  • Part-time retention rate - 25%

General info

Alternative namesXU
MottoVidit Mirabilia Magna
He has seen great wonders
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Mission StatementXavier is a Jesuit Catholic university rooted in the liberal arts tradition. Our mission is to educate each student intellectually, morally, and spiritually. We create learning opportunities through rigorous academic and professional programs integrated with co-curricular engagement. In an inclusive environment of open and free inquiry, we prepare students for a world that is increasingly diverse, complex and interdependent. Driven by our commitment to the common good and to the education of the whole person, the Xavier community challenges and supports students as they cultivate lives of reflection, compassion and informed action.
Colorsnavy blue, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,094
Instructional FTE491
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.xavier.edu
Address3800 Victory Parkway
Cincinnati, Ohio, 45207-1092
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population297,000

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