Xavier

Xavier University

3800 Victory Pkwy, Cincinnati, United States
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  • Total Documents
    397
  • Class Notes
    230
  • Textbook Notes
    117
  • Study Guides
    50
  • Currently Enrolled
    157
  • Previously Enrolled
    336

Overview of Xavier University (Xavier)

About this school

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.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:4,633
    • Men:2,131 (46.0%)
    • Women:2,502 (54.0%)

Location

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Admission Information (Xavier)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Xavier University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
5

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
February 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
3800 Victory Parkway
City, State, Zip
Cincinnati, OH  45207
Phone
(513) 745-3301
Fax
(513) 745-4319
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins October 15
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
73% of 11,605 applicants were admitted
Women
74% of 6,206 applicants were admitted
Men
73% of 5,399 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,291 (15%) of 8,489 admitted students enrolled
Women
687 (15%) of 4,562 admitted students enrolled
Men
604 (15%) of 3,927 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.52
375 And Above
40%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
11%
2.50 - 2.99
16%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
25 average |22-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
11%
• Score 24 - 29
53%
• Score 18 - 23
35%
• Score 12 - 17
1%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Xavier)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $37,230 (71.07674684994272%)
  • Room & Board: - $12,150 (23.195876288659793%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,000 (1.9091256204658267%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,000 (3.8182512409316534%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Xavier University accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003144
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
958 (86.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
717 (74.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
717 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
78 (10.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$24,999
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 487 (67.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,459
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 429 (59.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,723
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 210 (29.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
238 (21.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,937

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
3,011 (70.2%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,470 (82.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,470 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
162 (6.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
66%
Average Award
$24,513
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,580 (64.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,424
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,432 (58.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,194
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 814 (33.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
529 (12.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,530

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
53%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$40,868
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Foreign Languages, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, International Students, Members of Minorities, Siblings of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (Xavier)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


352

Part-Time Faculty


347

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


39%

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
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 12% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 60% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 26% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
450
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Xavier University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


85.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


63.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


69.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


71.0%

Programs & Majors (Xavier)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (69)


  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Advertising
  • Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Communication, General
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Economics, Other
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • Graphic Design
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Montessori Teacher Education
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resources Management and Policy
  • Natural Sciences
  • Nursing Science
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Sciences, Other
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radio and Television
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Liberal arts/general studies, Health professions and related sciences

Online Degrees


Forestry, environmental management, accounting, occupational therapy

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Master of Occupational Therapy, Master of Business Administration, Master of Health Services Administration, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (32)


  • Accounting
  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • Ethics
  • Finance and Banking
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Human Resources Development
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • International Business
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Marketing
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Psychology--General
  • Reading Education
  • Religious Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management
  • Sustainable Development
  • Theology

Campus Life (Xavier)

Location & Geography

Population


296,550

Nearest Metropolitan Area


189 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Cincinnati

Weather


Temperature
17.9 average low in January, 81.6 average high in September
Rain
155 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
20 mile(s) from campus in Cincinnati
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Cincinnati
Nearest Train Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Cincinnati

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


52% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


48%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Musketeer
School Colors
Navy blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, football, racquetball, softball, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Xavier University offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, television station, student government association, black student association, x-treme fans, alternative spring break, club sports

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


4,270

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
4,633
Women
2,502
Men
2,131

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

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


1,905

Student Resources (Xavier)

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