Xavier University is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. It was founded as a seminary for men in 1831, gained university status in 1930 and became coeducational in 1969. It has an innovative "Freshman Experience Program" and a rigorous core curriculum, which integrates ethics and values with critical thinking and communication skills. Xavier is the first university to offer Service Fellowships, which cover full tuition, room and board, to students with high academic achievements and exemplary records of community service. Its 100-acre campus is located in the city of Cincinnati.

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collegeType
Private
studentType
Coed
5,304
Undergraduates
2,297
Men - 43.3%
3,008
Women - 56.7%
1,808
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
81% of 14,805 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.7 (based on weighted GPAs)
SAT Math
585 average
520-620 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
590 average
540-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
22-28 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$60,540
Tuition and Fees
$42,460
Room and Board
$13,580
Average Percent of Need Met
67%
Average Freshman Award
$27,740
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$10,914
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
385
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
11%
10-19
31%
20-29
39%
30-39
16%
40-49
3%
50-99
1%
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Cincinnati Population
304,548
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Cincinnati
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
42% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Musketeer
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.1%
Asian
3.2%
Black/African-American
10.1%
Hispanic/Latino
5.6%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3.7%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
75.9%
Unknown
1.3%
International Students
1.0%
First-Year Students Returning
85.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
60.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
64%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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