Xavier University of Louisiana, founded in 1925, is a Catholic, historically Black, liberal arts university. The purpose of the university is to promote a more just and humane society. To this end, Xavier prepares its students to assume roles of leadership and service in society. This preparation takes place in a pluralistic teaching and learning environment that incorporates all relevant educational means, including research and community service. Its 29-acre, urban campus is located in New Orleans.

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collegeType
Private
studentType
Coed
2,530
Undergraduates
598
Men - 23.6%
1,933
Women - 76.4%
795
Graduates
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
60% of 9,291 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.73
SAT Math
535 average
480-580 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
544 average
510-580 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
20-26 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$40,865
Tuition and Fees
$25,185
Room and Board
$10,000
Average Percent of Need Met
64%
Average Freshman Award
$10,757
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$21,820
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
233
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
25%
10-19
29%
20-29
34%
30-39
6%
40-49
3%
50-99
3%
Over 100
0%
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Not reported Population
369,250
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
62% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.1%
Asian
4.5%
Black/African-American
80.2%
Hispanic/Latino
4.8%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
4%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0%
White
1.6%
Unknown
4.9%
International Students
1.4%
First-Year Students Returning
70.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
38.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported