Xavier University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$35,920

5.49% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$27,757

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

4.4%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

68.6%

13,213 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

6,509

75.3% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

71.8%

746 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 Liberal Arts & Sciences (111 degrees awarded), General Finance (73 degrees), and Registered Nursing (67 degrees).

In 2016, 1,668 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Xavier University. 55.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,334 degrees), 11.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (114 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Xavier University is $35,920, which is $15,760 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Xavier University is $35,920, which is $15,760 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,757.

In 2016, 93% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 57% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$35,920

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Xavier University was $35,920. The cost of tuition at Xavier University is $15,760 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$27,757

2016 Value

0.602%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Xavier University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,757. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Xavier University grew by 0.602%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,140

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Xavier University was of $11,140 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 2.11% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

93%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

57%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

93% of undergraduate students at Xavier University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 1.09% with respect to 2015, 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.

4.4%

2015 Default Rate

62

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Xavier University was 4.4%, which represents 62 out of the 1409 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 13,213 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 23.9% annual growth. Out of those 13,213 applicants, 9,061 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 68.6% acceptance rate.

There were 6,509 students enrolled at Xavier University in 2016, and 33% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Xavier University has an overall enrollment yield of 12.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

68.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

9,061

Accepted Out of 13,213

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Xavier University was 68.6% (9,061 admissions from 13,213 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 71.6%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 23.9%, while admissions grew by 18.7%.

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SAT Scores

33%

Submission Percentage

366

Scores Submitted

33% of enrolled first-time students at Xavier University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Xavier University has a total enrollment of 6,509 students. The full-time enrollment at Xavier University is 4,903 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,606. This means that 75.3% of students enrolled at Xavier University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Xavier University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 74% White, 8.88% Black or African American, 4.78% Hispanic or Latino, 3.36% Two or More Races, 2.55% Asian, 0.184% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.123% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Xavier University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (39.1%), followed by White Male (33.5%) and Black or African American Female (4.68%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (48.2%), followed by White Male (25.2%) and Black or African American Female (4.97%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

75.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Xavier University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,509 students. The full-time enrollment at Xavier University is 4,903 and the part-time enrollment is 1,606. This means that 75.3% of students enrolled at Xavier University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%

2016 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 87%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), 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

    4,817

  2. Black or African American

    578

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    311

The enrolled student population at Xavier University is 74% White, 8.88% Black or African American, 4.78% Hispanic or Latino, 3.36% Two or More Races, 2.55% Asian, 0.184% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.123% 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 236 students (3.63%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 170 more women than men received degrees from Xavier University. The majority of degree recipients at Xavier University are white (1,334 degrees awarded). There were 11.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (114 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Xavier University is Liberal Arts & Sciences (111 degrees awarded), followed by General Finance (73 degrees) and Registered Nursing (67 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 Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (56 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (13 degrees), and Business (528 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 (2,087,993 people), Accountants & auditors (1,098,687 people), Miscellaneous managers (785,507 people), Financial managers (442,087 people), and Secondary school teachers (363,887 people).

The most specialized majors at Xavier University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (56 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (13 degrees), Business (528 degrees), Education (200 degrees), and History (21 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Xavier University are Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Xavier University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (56 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (13 degrees), Business (528 degrees), Education (200 degrees), and History (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 (3,209,234 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (590,939 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (577,077 people), Banking & related activities (505,765 people), and Hospitals (466,636 people).

The most specialized majors at Xavier University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (56 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (13 degrees), Business (528 degrees), Education (200 degrees), and History (21 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 111 degrees awarded

  2. 73 degrees awarded

  3. 67 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Xavier University was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 111 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 749

  2. 919

In 2016, 749 degrees were awarded to men at Xavier University, which is 0.815 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (919).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 105 degrees were awarded to men at Xavier University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.63 times more than the 40 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 78 degrees were awarded to women at Xavier University in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.05 times more than the 38 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

63%

100% Completion Time

71%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 63% of students graduating from Xavier University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 71% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 71% 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 (67.2%).

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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,334 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    114 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    63 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Xavier University is white (1,334 degrees awarded). There were 11.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (114 degrees).

1.5% of degree recipients (25 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    720 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    614 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    70 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Xavier University is white female (720 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (614 degrees).

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Operations

Xavier University has an endowment valued at nearly $156M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.54M (2.26%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Xavier University had a total expenditure of $165M. Of that $165M, they spent $65.7M on salaries and $165M on benefits.

Xavier University employs 120 Associate professors, 71 Assistant professors, and 63 Professors. Most academics at Xavier University are Male Associate professors (62), Female Associate professors(58), and Female Assistant professors (43).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Xavier University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 122 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 116 employees, and Management with 80 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$156M

2015 Endowment

1.89%

growth from 2014

Xavier University has an endowment valued at about $156M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Xavier University grew 1.89% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $128M 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. $1.7M - Federal

  2. $387k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Xavier University received $1.7M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $387k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$65.7M

Salary Expenditure

$165M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Xavier University had a total expenditure of $165M. Of that $165M, they spent $65.7M on salaries and $165M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Xavier University as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$65.7M

2015 Salaries

5.38%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Xavier University paid a median of $65.7M in salaries, which represents 39.7% of their overall expenditure ($165M) and a 5.38% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.14% decline from 2013 and a 2.78% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$27M

Instructional Salaries

354

Number of Employees

In 2015, Xavier University paid a total of $27M to 354 employees working as instructors, which represents 41% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

120 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

122 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Xavier University were Associate professor with 120 employees; Assistant professor with 71 employees; and Assistant professor with 63 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Xavier University were Office and Administrative Support with 122 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 116 employees; and Management with 80 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Xavier University was Male Associate professor with 62 employees, Female Associate professor with 58 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 43 employees.

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

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