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X Admissions

If you are considering submitting an applicationto X, Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

Students who apply for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than October 1.

Considering Applying Early to X?

Xavier University does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How To Get Into Xavier University

Getting into X is moderately difficult. X evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.

In 2021, X **accepted 81% of students, around 12,024 of the 14,805 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like X, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT. Admissions to nursing, occupational therapy, music, music education, and all programs in the biology and chemistry departments is program very difficult.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

What's Most Important to Get In to X?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at X

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Important
First Generation Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Important
Volunteer Work Important

X 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to X must submit the following items. Double check with X's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 3
Interview
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into X?

Students admitted to X have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7.

Out of all students that were admitted, 38% submitted a class rank. At X 23% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 55% were in the top 25% and 87% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Xavier University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 38%
3.75 and 3.99 20.63%
3.50 and 3.74 19.25%
3.25 and 3.49 14.36%
3.00 and 3.24 9.17%
2.50 and 2.9 7.26%
2.00 and 2.49 0.99%
X does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

X does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 33% of X's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 67% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for X?

To be competitive with other X applicants, you should strive to earn between 1080 and 1250 (or higher!) on the SAT. At X 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1250 and 25% of scored lower than 1080, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a X student is 1177.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of X students scored 620 or higher and 75% of students scored 540 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of X students scored 630 or higher, and 75% scored a 540 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for X?

To be most competitive at X, you should strive to earn between 22 and 28 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for X's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.

A 22 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for X students. Only one out of every four students scored below 22.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

Transferring to Xavier University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to X.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in X during the following terms: Fall Term Winter Term Spring Term Winter Term Summer Term

X Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to X?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to X.

Does X accept transfer credits?

X accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. X accepts:

ACE recommendations for credit

Does X accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

X accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to X?

X. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

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X Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

81%

How hard is it to get into X? X is a somewhat selective institution. The X acceptance rate is 81%. This means that the institution accepts 81 out of every 100 applicants.

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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

1080 - 1250

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Math SAT Range

520 - 620

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Reading SAT Range

540 - 630

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1250 and Above

Good

1080 to 1250

Avg

1080 and Less

Low

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for X students is 1177. Applicants with SAT scores of 1250 and above have a good chance of being admitted to X, while applicants with SAT scores between 1080 to 1250 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1080 have a low chance of being offered a spot at X.

X GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.7

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At X, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.7. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

7,112

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

81%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$42,460

Out-of-State

$42,460

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Application Deadline

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