Tuition & Fees

$32,250

$32,250

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
1%
24-29
25%
18-23
66%
12-17
8%
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undergraduateRatios

33%

67%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,083
Declined + 2,057
Total Received 8,140
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Private (nonprofit)

2,974

undergraduate students

1,099

graduate students

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School Facts

Saint Xavier is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Founded in 1847, it adopted coeducation in 1969. Its 70-acre suburban campus is located in Chicago.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 4,073
Established in 1846
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Chicago, IL

46 acre, suburban campus in Chicago (population: 2,718,782); branch campus in Orland Park. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

St. Xavier University
3700 West 103rd Street
Chicago, IL 60655

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
21%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
30%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
54%
Top 1/2
86%
Bottom 1/2
14%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
1%
24-29
25%
18-23
66%
12-17
8%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline June 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,083
Declined + 2,057
Total Received 8,140

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Standardized test scores

Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Kathleen Carlson
Vice President for Student Recruitment and Enrollment Planning
P: 800 462-9822
F: 773 298-3076
admission@sxu.edu

Cost

Tuition $31,220
Room & board $10,760
Additional fees $1,030
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $44,210
Average Financial Aid - $23,760
Total with Avg. Aid $20,450

Financial Aid

76%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$23,760

Average financial aid

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference, Mid-States Football Association
Mascot
Cougars
School colors
scarlet and gray
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Computer Science
Art/Design
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Computer Science
Computer Studies
Counseling Psychology
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Education
Education
Elementary Education
English
History
History Education
International Studies
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Mathematics/Secondary Education
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Nursing
Philosophy
Political Science
Professional Studies
Psychology
Religious Studies
Secondary Education
Social Science Education
Sociology
Spanish
Speech-Language Pathology
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Undergraduate

73%

2,974
students

Female
67%
1,994

Male
33%
980

Graduate

27%

1,099
students

Female
74%
809

Male
26%
290

undergraduateFull-time

85%

2,557
students

Female
67%
1,703

Male
33%
854

undergraduatePart-time

15%

417
students

Female
70%
291

Male
30%
126

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
28%
Hispanic/Latino
48%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

46%

Transfer applicants accepted

53%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Bulgaria
India
Lithuania
Mexico
Nigeria
Poland
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Nancy Sheehan
Admission Counselor/International Specialist
773 298-3050
sheehan@sxu.edu

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