St. Xavier University

Chicago, IL

St. Xavier University

Chicago, IL

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
4%
24-29
33%
18-23
58%
12-17
5%
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undergraduateRatios

32%

male

69%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,579
Declined 941
Total Received 5,520
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Private

2,978

undergraduate students

1,731

graduate students

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School Facts

Saint Xavier University 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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 4,709
Established in 1847
Coeducational Coeducational

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46 acre, suburban campus in Chicago (population: 2,695,598); branch campus in Orland Park. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Chicago Midway

St. Xavier University
3700 West 103rd Street
Chicago
60655

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
17%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Activities Board
  • Black Student Union
  • UNIDOS (Hispanic Organization)
  • Student Nurses Association
  • Business Students Association

Top Events

  • Homecoming Celebrations
  • Boat Bash
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
50%
Top 1/2
84%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
4%
24-29
33%
18-23
58%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.4

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,579
Declined 941
Total Received 5,520

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
interview
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Bowling, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Bowling

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Botany/Plant Biology
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Counseling Psychology
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
History, General
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Philosophy
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Sciences, General
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

4,709

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

63%

2,978
students

Female
69%
2,049

Male
32%
944

37%

1,731
students

Female
75%
1,302

Male
24%
414

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

2,537
students

Female
69%
1,736

Male
31%
801

16%

456
students

Female
69%
313

Male
31%
143

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 72%
Student 4 year graduation rate 32%
Student 5 year graduation rate 15%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
38%
Hispanic/Latino
40%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

391

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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