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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.

Website: www.xula.edu

Private
Co-ed
2,530
Undergraduate
Students
(76.4%) 1,934 Women
(23.6%) 596 Men
795
Graduate
Students

Admission

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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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$40,865
Tuition and Fees
$25,185
Room and Board
$10,000
Average Percent of Need Met
83%
Average Freshman Award
$10,757
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$21,820
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
233
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 25% of classes
10-19 students: 29% of classes
20-29 students: 34% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

New Orleans Population
369,250
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
62% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
 
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.5% Asian
80.2% Black/African-American
4.8% Hispanic/Latino
4.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
1.6% White
4.9% Unknown
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
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