Xavier University of Louisiana

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$22,503
2.5% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$18,794
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
8.59%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
60%
9,291 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
3,325
95.8% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
49.1%
247 Graduates

About

Xavier University of Louisiana is a higher education institution located in Orleans Parish, LA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Xavier University of Louisiana were General Biological Sciences (133 degrees awarded), General Psychology (36 degrees), and General Chemistry (35 degrees).

In 2019, 508 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Xavier University of Louisiana. 77.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 22.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (342 degrees), 5.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (60 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Xavier University of Louisiana is $22,503, which is $477 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Xavier University of Louisiana is $22,503, which is $477 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 $18,794.

In 2019, 84% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 67% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$22,503
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Xavier University of Louisiana was $22,503. The cost of tuition at Xavier University of Louisiana is $477 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$18,794
2019 Value
3.11%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Xavier University of Louisiana had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,794. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Xavier University of Louisiana grew by 3.11%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,570
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Xavier University of Louisiana was of $9,570 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board increased by 2.86% 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

84%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
67%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

84% of undergraduate students at Xavier University of Louisiana received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 1.2% with respect to 2018, when 83% 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.
8.59%
2017 Default Rate
67
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Xavier University of Louisiana was 8.59%, which represents 67 out of the 780 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 of Louisiana received 9,291 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 11.2% annual growth. Out of those 9,291 applicants, 5,573 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 60% acceptance rate.

There were 3,325 students enrolled at Xavier University of Louisiana in 2019, and 45% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Xavier University of Louisiana has an overall enrollment yield of 14.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

60%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
5,573
Accepted Out of 9,291

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Xavier University of Louisiana was 60% (5,573 admissions from 9,291 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 57.9%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 11.2%, while admissions grew by 15.3%.

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SAT Scores

45%
Submission Percentage
377
Scores Submitted

45% of enrolled first-time students at Xavier University of Louisiana in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Xavier University of Louisiana has a total enrollment of 3,325 students. The full-time enrollment at Xavier University of Louisiana is 3,184 students and the part-time enrollment is 141. This means that 95.8% of students enrolled at Xavier University of Louisiana are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Xavier University of Louisiana, both undergraduate and graduate, is 73% Black or African American, 7.73% Asian, 5.44% White, 4.36% Hispanic or Latino, 3.64% Two or More Races, 0.0301% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Xavier University of Louisiana in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (64.5%), followed by Black or African American Male (17.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.22%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (37.2%), followed by White Female (12.4%) and Asian Female (11.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

95.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Xavier University of Louisiana, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,325 students. The full-time enrollment at Xavier University of Louisiana is 3,184 and the part-time enrollment is 141. This means that 95.8% of students enrolled at Xavier University of Louisiana are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
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 of Louisiana was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), Xavier University of Louisiana had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    2,427
  2. Asian
    257
  3. White
    181

The enrolled student population at Xavier University of Louisiana is 73% Black or African American, 7.73% Asian, 5.44% White, 4.36% Hispanic or Latino, 3.64% Two or More Races, 0.0301% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. 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.

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Graduates

In 2019, 278 more women than men received degrees from Xavier University of Louisiana. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Xavier University of Louisiana is black or african american (342 degrees awarded). There were 5.7 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (60 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Xavier University of Louisiana is General Biological Sciences (133 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (36 degrees) and General Chemistry (35 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Xavier University of Louisiana, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Biology (142 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (43 degrees), and Psychology (36 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Xavier University of Louisiana are Registered nurses (1,494,257 people), Physicians (592,433 people), Postsecondary teachers (299,987 people), Other managers (293,341 people), and Medical & health services managers (223,554 people).

The most specialized majors at Xavier University of Louisiana are Biology (142 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (43 degrees), Psychology (36 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), and Health (157 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 of Louisiana are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Surgeons, Physicians, Computer hardware engineers, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at Xavier University of Louisiana are Biology (142 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (43 degrees), Psychology (36 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), and Health (157 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Xavier University of Louisiana are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,059,038 people), Elementary & secondary schools (705,102 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (684,922 people), Offices of physicians (478,081 people), and Outpatient care centers (449,275 people).

The most specialized majors at Xavier University of Louisiana are Biology (142 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (43 degrees), Psychology (36 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), and Health (157 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 of Louisiana.
Most Common
  1. 133 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 36 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 35 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Xavier University of Louisiana was General Biological Sciences with 133 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

115
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
393
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 115 degrees were awarded to men at Xavier University of Louisiana, which is 0.293 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (393).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 29 degrees were awarded to men at Xavier University of Louisiana in Pharmacy, which is 0.309 times less than the 94 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 108 degrees were awarded to women at Xavier University of Louisiana in General Biological Sciences, which is 4.32 times more than the 25 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

30%
100% Completion Time
44%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 30% of students graduating from Xavier University of Louisiana completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 44% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 45% 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 of Louisiana 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, 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. Black or African American
    342 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    60 degrees awarded
  3. White
    35 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Xavier University of Louisiana is black or african american (342 degrees awarded). There were 5.7 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (60 degrees).

1.57% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    275 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    67 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    40 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Xavier University of Louisiana is black or african american female (275 degrees awarded). There were 4.1 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (67 degrees).

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Operations

Xavier University of Louisiana has an endowment valued at nearly $171M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $7.47M (4.37%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Xavier University of Louisiana had a total salary expenditure of $122M. Xavier University of Louisiana employs 99 Assistant professors, 72 Associate professors, and 48 Professors. Most academics at Xavier University of Louisiana are Female Assistant professors (53), Male Assistant professors(46), and Male Associate professors (41).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Xavier University of Louisiana are: Office and Administrative Support, with 99 employees, Management, with 74 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 72 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$171M
2019 Endowment
2%
decline from 2018

Xavier University of Louisiana has an endowment valued at about $171M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Xavier University of Louisiana declined 2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $133M 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: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $26.7M - Federal
  2. $6.4M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Xavier University of Louisiana received $26.7M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $6.4M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$51M
2019 Salaries
1.61%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Xavier University of Louisiana paid a median of $51M in salaries, which represents 41.9% of their overall expenditure ($122M) and a 1.61% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.79% growth from 2017 and a 4.17% 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

$19.7M
Instructional Salaries
227
Number of Employees

In 2019, Xavier University of Louisiana paid a total of $19.7M to 227 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.7% 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

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
99 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
99 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Xavier University of Louisiana were Assistant professor with 99 employees; Associate professor with 72 employees; and Associate professor with 48 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Xavier University of Louisiana were Office and Administrative Support with 99 employees; Management with 74 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 72 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Xavier University of Louisiana was Female Assistant professor with 53 employees, Male Assistant professor with 46 employees, and Male Associate professor with 41 employees.

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

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