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Xavier University

Cincinnati, OH 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate84%
Acceptance Rate84%

About X

Xavier University Overview

Xavier University is a private, religious school in an urban setting in Cincinnati, Ohio. X was founded in 1831 and the school presently has around 6,651 students a year, including 5,145 undergrads. X ensures housing for students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should find out if they have been admitted by October 1.

Student Activities at X

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of X's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? X students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

X does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? X has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at X on the Student Life page.

2022 X Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 84%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.7
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 16%
Tuition $44,770
Percent of Need Met 67.6%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $31,628

Is X a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a better view of what X offers and if the college could be the right college for you.

X Acceptance Rate 2022

X is moderately difficult to get into. Around 84% of applicants get into X each year. Last year, 15,199 students applied to X and 12,770 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at X

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at X, around 83% return for their sophomore year. 75% of X undergrads graduate within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook X Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 64% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent X grads is $40,600 a year. Average starting salaries vary by discipline, but the average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year.

Xavier University's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

X's endowment was valued at $153.5 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, X spends about $9,678 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at X

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

X meets 67.6% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $31,628 a year.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $11,680 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at X.

Based on this information, is X the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is X a good school for you?

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Where is X?

X is located in the city of Cincinnati, Ohio, in the suburbs of Cincinnati.

If you would like to see X for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 71 to Cincinnati, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International.

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College Info

3800 Victory Parkway Cincinnati, OH 45207

Campus Setting: Urban

X Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to X is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to X is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

X ACT Scores

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ACT Range

22 - 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

28 and Above

Good

22 to 28

Avg

22 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to X is 25. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into X. Students with an ACT score that falls between 22 and 28 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 22 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

X SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1100 - 1290

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Math SAT Range

540 - 630

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Reading SAT Range

550 - 650

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1290 and Above

Good

1100 to 1290

Avg

1100 and Less

Low

SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for X students is 1177. Applicants with SAT scores of 1290 and above have a good chance of being admitted to X, while applicants with SAT scores between 1100 to 1290 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1100 have a low chance of being offered a spot at X.

X Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$57,340

In State

$57,340

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$42,230
$42,230
Fees
$230
$230
Housing
$13,580
$13,580
Books
$1,300
$1,300

Student Life

Wondering what life at X is like? There are approximately 6,651 students enrolled at X, including 5,145 undergraduate students and 1,506 graduate students. 95% percent of students attend school full-time, 46% percent are from OH and 54% percent of students are from other states.

95%

Full Time

5%

Part Time

46%

In State

54%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

6,651

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

84%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$42,460

Out-of-State

$42,460

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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