Xavier University of Louisiana: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Xavier University of Louisiana is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,970 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1915 and is one of the 18 colleges and schools located in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Xavier University of Louisiana is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU) and is also affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
60
Fair
Xavier University of Louisiana will give you the option to obtain a bachelor's degree, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Xavier University of Louisiana follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 60 majors. The most popular concentrations are Pharmacy, Biology, Psychology, Chemistry, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
74%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Xavier University of Louisiana is fair at 74% (above Louisiana average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Xavier University of Louisiana is low - 48%.

Student to faculty ratio at Xavier University of Louisiana is pretty decent -- 14:1. Learn more details about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$22,500
High
Average tuition prices are high - $19,800 a year. The additional fees at Xavier University of Louisiana beyond tuition are nearly $2,700; this comes to $22,500 per academic year.

Read the details about Xavier University of Louisiana additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
66%
Doable
According to government data, 4,847 applications were submitted and 3,187 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Xavier University of Louisiana in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
Xavier University of Louisiana provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Xavier University of Louisiana, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Xavier University of Louisiana offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,500 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing option.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Xavier University of Louisiana. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Xavier University of Louisiana appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Xavier University of Louisiana Location and Maps



Post Address: Xavier University of Louisiana, One Drexel Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70125-1098, USA
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