Tuition & Fees

$24,394

$24,394

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
21%
500-599
50%
400-499
25%
700-800
3%
600-699
15%
500-599
48%
400-499
28%
300-399
6%
600-699
9%
500-599
26%
400-499
50%
300-399
15%
30-36
14%
24-29
33%
18-23
40%
12-17
13%
30-36
2%
24-29
36%
18-23
42%
12-17
20%
30-36
4%
24-29
32%
18-23
57%
12-17
7%
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undergraduateRatios

27%

male

73%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,589
Declined + 2,575
Total Received 7,164
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Private (nonprofit)

2,293

undergraduate students

751

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Physical Sciences
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 6975
ACT 1618

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Location

School Facts

Xavier University of Louisiana, founded in 1925, is a catholic, historically black, liberal arts institution. Its 29-acre, urban campus is located in New Orleans.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,044
Established in 1915
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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New Orleans, LA

29-acre, urban campus in New Orleans (population: 393,292). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Xavier University of Louisiana
1 Drexel Drive
New Orleans, LA 70125

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
48%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
60%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 1% of male students
 
4 sororities 2% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
28%
Top 1/4
54%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
21%
500-599
50%
400-499
25%
700-800
3%
600-699
15%
500-599
48%
400-499
28%
300-399
6%
600-699
9%
500-599
26%
400-499
50%
300-399
15%
30-36
14%
24-29
33%
18-23
40%
12-17
13%
30-36
2%
24-29
36%
18-23
42%
12-17
20%
30-36
4%
24-29
32%
18-23
57%
12-17
7%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
July 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,589
Declined + 2,575
Total Received 7,164

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Essay

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Monica C. Scott
Director of Admissions
P: 877 XAVIERU
F: 504 520-7941
apply@xula.edu

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $21,954
Room $4,524
Board $4,304
Additional fees $2,440
Books & supplies $1,300
Total $34,522
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 504 520-7517
F: 504 485-7906
fin@xula.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Emily L. Jones
Director of Financial Aid
ejones@xula.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Aerobics, Basketball, Billiards, Bowling, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Roller Skating, Soccer, Softball, Strong Man/woman Event, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Jason Horn (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Gulf Coast Athletic Conference
Mascot
Gold Rush
School colors
gold and white

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Art Education
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology Education
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chemistry ACS
Chemistry Education
Chemistry/Pre-Pharmacy
Chemistry/Pre-Professional
Chemistry/Uncertified
Communication Studies
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Counseling
Curriculum/Instruction
Dual Degree Engineering
Early Childhood Education
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
English
English Education
French
History
Language Education
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Middle School Education
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health Sciences
Social Studies Education
Sociology
Spanish
Speech Pathology
Statistics
Theology
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Physical Sciences
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

3,044

total students

54%

in-state

46%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

2,293
students

Female
73%
1,680

Male
27%
613

25%

751
students

Female
72%
540

Male
28%
211

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

2,155
students

Female
75%
1,600

Male
25%
555

7%

138
students

Female
58%
80

Male
42%
58

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
77%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
3%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

33%

Transfer applicants accepted

57%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

100

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

99%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 12
Countries most often represented Ghana
Guam
India
Nigeria
U.s. Virgin Islands
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Torian L. Lee
Director of Center for International Student Program
504 520-5490
tllee@xula.edu

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