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Xavier University Overview

Located in Cincinnati, Ohio, Xavier University is a private not-for-profit institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is Xavier University Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$41,101 Avg Cost After Aid
84% Acceptance Rate
  • The student loan default rate at Xavier is 1%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • The highest award offered at Xavier is the doctor's degree.
  • In <nil>, 51% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Xavier makes roughly $60,750 a year. This is 49% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
  • The average Xavier student graduates in 4.1 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

Where Is Xavier University?


Contact details for Xavier are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3800 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45207-1092
Phone: 513-745-3000

How Do I Get Into Xavier?

You can apply to Xavier online at:

Admission Requirements for Xavier

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Xavier?

84% Acceptance Rate
57% Of Accepted Are Women
16% Submit SAT Scores
Xavier has an acceptance rate of 84%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 84%, and the acceptance rate for women is 84%.

Average Test Scores

About 16% of students accepted to Xavier submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 550 and 650. Math scores were between 540 and 630.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Xavier University  ( 550 to 650 )

SAT Math Scores for Xavier University  ( 540 to 630 )
Xavier received ACT scores from 45% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 21 and 29. Math scores were between 20 and 27. Composite scores were between 22 and 28.

ACT English Scores for Xavier University  ( 21 to 29 )
ACT Math Scores for Xavier University  ( 20 to 27 )
ACT Composite Scores for Xavier University  ( 22 to 28 )

Can I Afford Xavier University?

$41,101 Net Price
59% Take Out Loans
1.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Xavier is $41,101. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Xavier, approximately 59% of students took out student loans averaging $9,239 a year. That adds up to $36,956 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Xavier is 1.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Xavier University Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,879 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,139 undergraduate students at Xavier, with 4,879 being full-time and 260 being part-time.


There are also 1,493 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,879 full-time undergraduates at Xavier, 43% are male and 57% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Xavier University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 139
Black or African American 481
Hispanic or Latino 291
White 3,681
International Students 46
Other Races/Ethnicities 241

Geographic Diversity

Ohio students aren't the only ones who study at Xavier University. At this time, 41 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 59 countries are represented at Xavier. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, China, and India.

Online Learning at Xavier University

606 Took All Classes Online
2,998 Took At Least One Class Online
31.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 2,998 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Xavier has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 81st most popular in Ohio for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of Xavier

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Xavier University was 31.5%. This is the #859 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Xavier regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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