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Xavier University
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  • 4 Year
  • CINCINNATI, OH

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Xavier anticipates being back to mostly normal operations in fall 2021, continuing to follow state and CDC protocols. If vaccine distribution occurs as expected, the University will maximize in-person instruction and restore many events and activities as appropriate with necessary precautions in place. Learn More

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade C+

About

3800 VICTORY PARKWAY
CINCINNATI, OH 45207
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Big East Conference
From Xavier University

There's nothing like the Xavier Experience.

Xavier University is a co-educational Jesuit, Catholic university in Cincinnati, Ohio. The school is the sixth-oldest Catholic and fourth-oldest Jesuit university in the United States. With an undergraduate enrollment of nearly 5,000 students and a graduate enrollment of about 2,000, 98 percent of our graduates are employed, attending graduate school, or working in service or volunteer positions within six months of graduation.

It's in the heart of every Musketeer. We are a community of learners who succeed together in a spirit of learning, serving and achieving.

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Xavier University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
76%
SAT Range
1070-1280
ACT Range
22-28
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$32,429 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$21,881 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
91%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 56 responses
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 72 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 71 responses

Majors

Finance Major at Xavier University

Xavier is known for its excellent undergraduate finance program, with 99% of students working, volunteering or in graduate school within six months of graduation. Students have the opportunity to use our state-of-the-art Fifth Third Trading Center. The facility gives students an opportunity for experiential learning, a signature style of Xavier’s holistic approach to teaching.

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    26%
  • On Campus
    74%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,834 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
209
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
16%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 54 responses
  • Motivated but still like to have fun
    33%
  • Highly motivated, friendly, and have fun!
    24%
  • Highly Motivated
    13%
  • Cliquey
    7%
  • Personable
    7%
  • Awesome
    4%
  • Unique
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
82%
Poll
67%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 78 responses
Poll
75%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 107 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 50 responses
  • Welcoming
    46%
  • Community
    14%
  • Family
    8%
  • Magnificient
    8%
  • Fun
    6%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • Strict
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$51,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
73%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 38 responses

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