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COLLEGE PROFILE

Xavier University

Cincinnati, OH

FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.
High School Preparation
High School GraduationHigh school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School ProgramCollege preparatory program is recommended
High School Units Required or Recommended
SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English  4
Mathematics  3
Science  3
Foreign Language  2
Social Studies  3
History  
Academic Electives  5
Examinations
ExamScores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACTRequiredFebruary 1
SAT Only  
ACT Only  
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT  
SAT Subject Tests Only 
SAT Essay Component Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test PolicyAccepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT EssaySAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Admissions Office
Address3800 Victory Parkway
City, State, ZipCincinnati, OH  45207
Phone(513) 745-3301
Fax(513) 745-4319
E-mailxuadmit@xavier.edu
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Application Fee$35
Fee may be reduced or waived if student applies online. Check with Admissions Office.
Application Fee WaiverAvailable
Regular Admission NotificationRolling, notification begins October 15
Accept Offer of AdmissionMay 1
Waiting List UsedYes
Defer AdmissionStudent can defer admission
Transfer AdmissionTransfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision OfferedNo
Early Decision Deadline 
Early Decision Notification 
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Action Deadline 
Early Action Notification 
Application Form
Common ApplicationAccepted
Universal College ApplicationNot accepted
Electronic Application Available
Other Application Requirements
InterviewNot required
Essay or Personal
Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of
Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other 
Financial NeedFinancial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

SELECTION OF STUDENTS

FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Rigor of Secondary School RecordX
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Class RankX
RecommendationsX
EssayX
InterviewX
Level of Applicant's InterestX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Volunteer WorkX
Particular
Talent/Ability
X
Character/Personal QualitiesX
First Generation to Attend CollegeX
State ResidencyX
Geographic ResidenceX
Relation with AlumnusX
Religious Affiliation/ CommitmentX
EthnicityX
Work ExperienceX

PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION

Overall Admission Rate73% of 11,605 applicants were admitted
   Women74% of 6,206 applicants were admitted
   Men73% of 5,399 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled1,291 (15%) of 8,489 admitted students enrolled
   Women687 (15%) of 4,562 admitted students enrolled
   Men604 (15%) of 3,927 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate 
Early Action Admission Rate 
Students Offered Wait List 103
Students Accepting Wait List Position 32
Students Admitted From Wait List 9
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPA3.52 (based on weighted GPAs)
3.75 and Above38%
3.50 - 3.7420%
3.25 - 3.4916%
3.00 - 3.2411%
2.50 - 2.9912%
2.00 - 2.493%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math551 average
490-600 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
4%
Score of 600 - 700
24%
Score of 500 - 600
46%
Score of 400 - 500
23%
Score of 300 - 400
2%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Critical Reading546 average
490-600 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
5%
Score of 600 - 700
20%
Score of 500 - 600
48%
Score of 400 - 500
24%
Score of 300 - 400
2%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Writing480-590 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
4%
Score of 600 - 700
19%
Score of 500 - 600
44%
Score of 400 - 500
30%
Score of 300 - 400
4%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite25 average
22-27 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
11%
Score of 24 - 29
53%
Score of 18 - 23
35%
Score of 12 - 17
1%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class RankTop tenth: 23%
Top quarter: 53%
Top half: 84%
Bottom half: 16%
National Merit ScholarNot reported
ValedictorianNot reported
Class PresidentNot reported
Student Government OfficerNot reported
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.57 3.81 612 617 27
Low 2.67 3.00 480 500 19
High 4.00 4.70 720 700 32
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