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Regional University
Private not-for-profit
Roman Catholic
Great Lakes
City: Large
NCAA Division I-AAA
4,540
Undergraduates
12 to 1
Student-to-Faculty Ratio

Overview

A top-notch Jesuit university just northeast of Cincinnati, Xavier is an excellent school whose star is rising – and that elevation is well-deserved. Ranked impressively among all colleges and universities, Xavier grads are well developed on all fronts.

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Key Findings

  • Xavier is ranked 10th among regional universities, 31st among medium schools and 113th among all colleges, which is much better than their reputation rank of 220th would suggest
  • Among all schools, Xavier grads rank their Spiritual Development 10th and their Social Development 36th, spurring grads to recommend their school to prospective students (29th)
  • Ranked 42nd in Preparation for Career Success and 40th in Immediate Job Opportunities, Xavier well prepares its graduates to succeed in a wide variety of fields
  • 19% of graduates become teachers, which might help explain lower Financial Success (ranked 181st)

Notable Alumni

US Speaker of the House, John Boehner; former US senator and baseball Hall of Famer, Jim Bunning; surgeon and inventor of the embolectomy catheter, Thomas Fogarty; founder of Adobe Systems, Charles Geschke; and former US ambassador to Singapore, Patricia Herbold.

Photo courtesy of Greg Rust, Xavier University.

Admissions

Total Expenses: 
$43,880
Average Discount: 
$18,151
Average Net Price: 
$25,729
Degrees: 
Bachelor's
Doctorate
Master's
SAT Reading: 
480-600
SAT Math: 
500-610
SAT Writing: 
470-600
ACT Composite: 
22-27
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Majors

Accounting and Related Services
Allied Health Diagnostic- Intervention- and Treatment Professions
Biology- General
Business Administration- Management and Operations
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Classics and Classical Languages- Literatures- and Linguistics
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions
Communication and Media Studies
Computer Science
Criminal Justice and Corrections
Economics
English Language and Literature- General
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations
Finance and Financial Management Services
Fine and Studio Arts
Germanic Languages- Literatures- and Linguistics
Health and Physical Education/Fitness
History
Human Resources Management and Services
International Business
Liberal Arts and Sciences- General Studies and Humanities
Management Information Systems and Services
Marketing
Mathematics
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies- Other
Music
Natural Resources Conservation and Research
Natural Resources Management and Policy
Natural Sciences
Philosophy
Physical Sciences- Other
Physics
Political Science and Government
Psychology- General
Public Relations- Advertising- and Applied Communication
Radio- Television- and Digital Communication
Registered Nursing- Nursing Administration- Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin
Religion/Religious Studies
Romance Languages- Literatures- and Linguistics
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education and Teaching
Teacher Education and Professional Development- Specific Levels and Methods
Teacher Education and Professional Development- Specific Subject Areas
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Athletic Programs

Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field - Indoor
Track and Field - Outdoor
Track and Field - XCountry
Volleyball
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Special Programs

Career Counseling
Distance Learning Program
Employment Services
Placement Services
ROTC
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College

Graduate Respondent Outcomes

  • Xavier University Grads
  • All College Grads

Prepared Me for Career Success

20%
40%
60%
80%
100%
38.1%
33.1%

Was a Good Value for the Money

20%
40%
60%
80%
100%
42.3%
46.7%

6-Year
Graduation Rate

20%
40%
60%
80%
100%
77.0%
77.3%

Alumni Respondent Employment

  • 12.0%Independent / Entrepreneur
  • 21.0%With Large Organization
  • 15.6%With Medium Organization
  • 14.4%With Small Organization
  • 5.4%With Government
  • 18.6%Any Level Teaching
  • 13.2%Other

Income Distribution of Graduate Respondents

  • Xavier University Grads
  • All College Grads
0%
20%
40%
60%
<$55k $56k-149k $150-299k $300-499k >$500k

Other Key Alumni Outcomes

53.9%
Have post-graduate degree
52.8%
Live in dual-income homes

Ultimate Outcomes

Ultimate Outcomes combine pairs of attributes to measure the type of graduate a college is likely to develop.

AttributeRegional University RankMedium
Size Rank
Overall Rank
All Ways Wealthy
Financial Success + Happiness
1237141
Pursue Your Passions
Happiness + Intellectual Development
82272
Life to the Brim
Happiness + Friendship Development
112080
Smart Money
Financial Success + Intellectual Development
1143149
Big Ideas
Friendship + Intellectual Development
92896
The Good Life
Financial Success + Friendship Development
1744154

Graduate Respondent Profile

Where are the Graduates of Xavier University on the Political Spectrum?

  • Very Liberal
  • Liberal
  • Somewhat Liberal
  • Somewhat Conservative
  • Conservative
  • Very Conservative

Where Do Graduate Respondents Live

Least Graduate Population Greatest Graduate Population

Student Population

Gender Distribution

  • Female
  • Male

Enrollment

  • Full-Time
  • Part-Time

Student Population

  • Under 18
  • 18-24
  • 25-64
  • Over 65

Undergraduate Race & Ethinicity

20%
40%
40%
60%
80%
100%
American Indian / Alaskan Native
0%
Asian
2%
Black / African American
10%
Hispanic / Latino
4%
Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander
0%
White
77%
Two or More Races
1%
Unknown
2%
Non-Resident Alien
3%
2%
Transfer-In Rate
N/A
Transfer-Out Rate
84%
Retention Rate
8%
Students with Disabilities

Admissions Selectivity

9,783 70% 16%
  • 9,783Applicants
  • 70%Accepted
  • 16%Accepted Who Enroll

School Reputation

AttributeDemand IndexReputation Index
Score8.930.23
Rank98220

School Details

3800 Victory Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45207-1092
United States

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Intellectual Development Ranked #76 Overall
Overall Happiness Ranked #77 Overall
Friendship Development Ranked #95 Overall