Xavier University is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. It was founded as a seminary for men in 1831, gained university status in 1930 and became coeducational in 1969. It has an innovative "Freshman Experience Program" and a rigorous core curriculum, which integrates ethics and values with critical thinking and communication skills. Xavier is the first university to offer Service Fellowships, which cover full tuition, room and board, to students with high academic achievements and exemplary records of community service. Its 100-acre campus is located in the city of Cincinnati.

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collegeType
Private
studentType
Coed
5,047
Undergraduates
2,307
Men - 45.7%
2,741
Women - 54.3%
1,946
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
76% of 14,758 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.63
SAT Math
585 average
530-640 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
590 average
540-640 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
22-28 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$60,270
Tuition and Fees
$42,460
Room and Board
$13,310
Average Percent of Need Met
63%
Average Freshman Award
$24,281
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$10,348
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
385
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
11%
10-19
31%
20-29
39%
30-39
16%
40-49
3%
50-99
1%
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Cincinnati Population
296,550
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Cincinnati
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
46% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Musketeer
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.1%
Asian
2.9%
Black/African-American
9.4%
Hispanic/Latino
5.7%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3.7%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.2%
White
76.1%
Unknown
1.8%
International Students
1.2%
First-Year Students Returning
83.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
66.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
64%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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