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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.

Website: www.xavier.edu/

Private
Co-ed
4,633
Undergraduate
Students
(54.0%) 2,502 Women
(46.0%) 2,131 Men
1,905
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
73% of 11,605 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.52
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
25 average
22-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$56,760
Tuition and Fees
$40,450
Room and Board
$13,310
Average Percent of Need Met
67%
Average Freshman Award
$24,999
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$40,868
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
352
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 31% of classes
20-29 students: 39% of classes
30-39 students: 16% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Cincinnati Population
296,550
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Cincinnati
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
52% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Musketeer
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.3% Asian
10.1% Black/African-American
5.0% Hispanic/Latino
3.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
73.9% White
4.6% Unknown
International Students
2.0% from 47 countries
First-Year Students Returning
85.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
63.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
64%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
32.1%
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