B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    A-
Saint Xavier University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Catholic
Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
Athletic Conference
Mid-States Football Association
Address
3700 W 103rd St
Chicago, IL 60655
Website

Saint Xavier University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

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Test Scores and GPA for Saint Xavier University

Cost

Net Price
$16,355/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $13,756/ year
  • $30-48k
    $14,989/ year
  • $49-75k
    $16,886/ year
  • $76-110k
    $20,116/ year
  • $110k+
    $21,001/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.60 responses
65%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.54 responses
59%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.54 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,615Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
64%
Varsity Athletes
10%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 35 responses
Report
  • Friendly
    37%
  • Athlete or Commuter
    31%
  • Very studious
    14%
  • Fake
    9%
  • Goal-Oriented
    6%
  • Determined
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
30%
Poll
82%
of students say they don't have Greek life.65 responses
Poll
51%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.78 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 39 responses
Report
  • Diverse and accepting
    56%
  • Very welcoming
    26%
  • Determined
    8%
  • Fraudulent
    8%
  • Closed-off
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
48%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
82%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.44 responses
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I think Saint Xavier University is a great school! Everyone is very helpful and friendly. The teachers are very knowledgeable in their fields and are always willing to help! There are always so many things going around campus making it quite easy to become involved! I love how the classes are fairly small. One thing I would change about this school would be their selection of evenings courses. I understand that the university is more of a traditional school and has younger students, but with their increasing number of working transfer students, I feel they should take that into consideration and offer more evening courses. Overall, I really enjoy attending SXU!
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I love the small class sizes and the professors are very willing to give you one on one help. They have a lot of fun clubs and programs that help you become a successful graduate. Overall the student body is very open and friendly and game nights are the best. Since this is a private school the tuition is pretty high and it increases by a $1,000.00 every year. This is ludicrous in my opinion but it is apparently a necessity for the university. The records and advising is a very helpful office and I recommend using their resources whenever available. Although, I found that there is a disconnect between the financial aid office and this one regarding the compatibility of certain majors. Even though there is a disconnect the staff in these offices are extremely nice and helpful. Also there are some programs such as SSP that assist in helping first generation students and I found them to be helpful. This program also offers financial aid to its participants each fall and spring semester.
If you're looking to party, this isn't the school for you. But, if you're someone who is serious about education, and your future, this is the place for you. I feel like the university only gets a bad reputation because people expect it to be some big party school. SXU takes pride in their education, and that should be the number one reason as to why people choose the school that they do. I am an alum who graduated a month ago, and already have a job in my field. Choosing Saint was the best decision I could have made, and I really appreciated the professors and small class sizes. Go cougs!