Xavier University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$40,220
5.01% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$32,429
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
2.7%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
76.4%
14,758 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
6,973
77.8% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
73%
772 Graduates

About

Xavier University is a higher education institution located in Hamilton County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Xavier University were Registered Nursing (218 degrees awarded), General Marketing & Marketing Management (103 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (89 degrees).

In 2019, 2,053 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Xavier University. 60.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,607 degrees), 10.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (158 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Xavier University is $40,220, which is $18,194 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Xavier University is $40,220, which is $18,194 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $32,429.

In 2019, 90% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 56% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$40,220
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Xavier University was $40,220. The cost of tuition at Xavier University is $18,194 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$32,429
2019 Value
3.81%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Xavier University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $32,429. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Xavier University grew by 3.81%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,780
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Xavier University was of $12,780 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 5.19% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

90%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
56%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

90% of undergraduate students at Xavier University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 2.17% with respect to 2018, when 92% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.7%
2017 Default Rate
34
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Xavier University was 2.7%, which represents 34 out of the 1258 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Xavier University received 14,758 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 2.26% annual decline. Out of those 14,758 applicants, 11,271 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 76.4% acceptance rate.

There were 6,973 students enrolled at Xavier University in 2019, and 40% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Xavier University has an overall enrollment yield of 10.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

76.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
11,271
Accepted Out of 14,758

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Xavier University was 76.4% (11,271 admissions from 14,758 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 73.8%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −2.26%, while admissions grew by 1.15%.

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SAT Scores

40%
Submission Percentage
486
Scores Submitted

40% of enrolled first-time students at Xavier University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Xavier University has a total enrollment of 6,973 students. The full-time enrollment at Xavier University is 5,424 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,549. This means that 77.8% of students enrolled at Xavier University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Xavier University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 76% White, 9.14% Black or African American, 5.16% Hispanic or Latino, 3.34% Two or More Races, 3.16% Asian, 0.172% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.158% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Xavier University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (41.1%), followed by White Male (35.1%) and Black or African American Female (5.07%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (47.5%), followed by White Male (25.8%) and Black or African American Female (5.25%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

77.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Xavier University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,973 students. The full-time enrollment at Xavier University is 5,424 and the part-time enrollment is 1,549. This means that 77.8% of students enrolled at Xavier University are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Xavier University was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), Xavier University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    5,296
  2. Black or African American
    637
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    360

The enrolled student population at Xavier University is 76% White, 9.14% Black or African American, 5.16% Hispanic or Latino, 3.34% Two or More Races, 3.16% Asian, 0.172% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.158% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 103 students (1.48%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 445 more women than men received degrees from Xavier University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Xavier University is white (1,607 degrees awarded). There were 10.2 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (158 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Xavier University is Registered Nursing (218 degrees awarded), followed by General Marketing & Marketing Management (103 degrees) and Liberal Arts & Sciences (89 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Xavier University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (23 degrees awarded), Education (257 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (59 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Xavier University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,609,004 people), Accountants & auditors (1,001,019 people), Other managers (759,418 people), Secondary school teachers (578,531 people), and Financial managers (504,269 people).

The most specialized majors at Xavier University are Philosophy and Religious Studies (23 degrees awarded), Education (257 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (59 degrees), Business (570 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (21 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Xavier University are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dentists, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Xavier University are Philosophy and Religious Studies (23 degrees awarded), Education (257 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (59 degrees), Business (570 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (21 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Xavier University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,157,506 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (587,426 people), Computer Systems Design (506,119 people), Banking & related activities (501,287 people), and Insurance carriers (426,918 people).

The most specialized majors at Xavier University are Philosophy and Religious Studies (23 degrees awarded), Education (257 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (59 degrees), Business (570 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (21 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Xavier University.
Most Common
  1. 218 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 103 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 89 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Xavier University was Registered Nursing with 218 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

804
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,249
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 804 degrees were awarded to men at Xavier University, which is 0.644 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,249).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 92 degrees were awarded to men at Xavier University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.14 times more than the 43 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 188 degrees were awarded to women at Xavier University in Registered Nursing, which is 5.53 times more than the 34 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

61%
100% Completion Time
69%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 61% of students graduating from Xavier University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 69% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 70% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Xavier University is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.72% of graduates (21 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,607 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    158 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    102 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Xavier University is white (1,607 degrees awarded). There were 10.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (158 degrees).

1.02% of degree recipients (21 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    982 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    625 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    103 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Xavier University is white female (982 degrees awarded). There were 1.57 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (625 degrees).

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Operations

Xavier University has an endowment valued at nearly $199M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $22.3M (11.2%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Xavier University had a total salary expenditure of $195M. Xavier University employs 114 Instructors, 113 Associate professors, and 73 Assistant professors. Most academics at Xavier University are Female Instructors (87), Female Associate professors(58), and Male Associate professors (55).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Xavier University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 112 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 109 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 91 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$199M
2019 Endowment
11%
growth from 2018

Xavier University has an endowment valued at about $199M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Xavier University grew 11% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $161M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.75M - Federal
  2. $1.17M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Xavier University received $1.75M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.17M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$81.3M
2019 Salaries
4.05%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Xavier University paid a median of $81.3M in salaries, which represents 41.6% of their overall expenditure ($195M) and a 4.05% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.35% growth from 2017 and a 3.73% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$33.1M
Instructional Salaries
398
Number of Employees

In 2019, Xavier University paid a total of $33.1M to 398 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
114 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
112 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Xavier University were Instructor with 114 employees; Associate professor with 113 employees; and Associate professor with 73 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Xavier University were Office and Administrative Support with 112 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 109 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 91 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Xavier University was Female Instructor with 87 employees, Female Associate professor with 58 employees, and Male Associate professor with 55 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Xavier University.

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