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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    D+
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    A-
  7. Professors
    A+
  8. Location
    B+
  9. Dorms
    D
  10. Campus Food
    C-
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    B+
Xavier is an above-average private, Catholic university located in New Orleans, Louisiana. As a historically black college, Xavier Louisiana has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,124 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Xavier acceptance rate is 62%. Popular majors include Biology, Chemistry, and Psychology. Graduating 42% of students, Xavier alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $29,900.
About Xavier University of Louisiana...
Athletic Division
NAIA Division I
Athletic Conference
Gulf Coast Athletic Conference
Address
One Drexel Drive
New Orleans, LA 70125
Website
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Xavier University of Louisiana Rankings

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
62%
Application Deadline
July 1
SAT Range
890-1110
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

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Cost

Net Price
$17,430/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $15,645/ year
  • $30-48k
    $18,758/ year
  • $49-75k
    $19,782/ year
  • $76-110k
    $23,055/ year
  • $110k+
    $22,955/ year
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Academics

Professors
A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.74 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.79 responses
35%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.79 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,124Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
60%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 53 responses
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  • Friendly
    30%
  • Smart
    30%
  • Students are very determined and focused
    13%
  • Judgemental
    9%
  • Creative
    8%
  • A mannered person.
    6%
  • Diverse
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
69%
Poll
51%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.92 responses
Poll
62%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.108 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 56 responses
Report
  • Community Based and Academic Oriented
    27%
  • Too Expensive
    27%
  • Expensive but students have best outcome here
    21%
  • Pushing Students to a Potential
    13%
  • Strict
    7%
  • A SCAM
    2%
  • Determined
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$47,900/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
42%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
94%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.48 responses
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I enjoyed the overall experience that Xavier University of Louisiana brought. It really made me feel at home and welcome as an incoming freshman. The academics are tremendous and the amount of services available to better our skills are great! Overall, I would only improve the housing and food accommodations. The housing needs to be more up to date and preferably bigger living space. The food needs to be more appealing and more of a variety should be brought to out selection.
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The food is the surrounding areas are amazing. The vibe around campus is good, as well as the amazing people. The city of New Orleans in fun and amazing! There is always something to do or somewhere fun and exciting to go. The classes are challenging, but the tutors and professors are always there to help. All the tutoring centers at Xavier University of Louisiana are completely free. The have a writing center to help correct and improve your essays and papers too. Everyone is so friendly, and there is a lot of resources to help. The cafeteria also services authentically New Orleans cuisine.
Xavier University of Louisiana offers more than an education, it offers a lifetime of guarantee of knowing what you’re doing in the real world. It helps students practice for adulthood as it quickly approaches. Xavier’s academics are one of a kind. With each major they offer comes proffessors who are experts in teaching critea and making the information memorable!