Saint Xavier University founded by the sisters of Mercy in Chicago is one of the USA’s first Catholic universities. The university was established in 1846 for imparting higher education to women and the poor but now it has been converted into a private co-ed Catholic institute.
The university prepares students beyond studies. On-campus clubs and organizations allow students to follow their interests and help in overall development. Also, the university offers mentorship and internship so that they are able to get an early exposure to the corporate world.
The following are the rankings as per the U.S. News for the year 2020:
Furthermore, Times Higher Education has ranked the university on #501 - 600th spot in the year 2020.
|Type of university||Private|
|Membership||Higher Learning Commission|
|Enrollment (2019 - 2020)||3,623|
|Male - Female ratio||35:65|
|Faculty with the highest degree||76%|
Various courses are offered by the Saint Xavier University at the levels of Undergraduate and Graduate. Along with the degree programs the university also offers online graduate and undergraduate courses as well. Some Summer courses such as Intro to business course, media summer camp, intro to Nursing course, and Speech-language Pathology courses are also offered by the university. These short term courses help to provide the students from high school the opportunity to earn college credit towards a high demand field of interest.
Graham school of management, College of Arts and Science, School of Nursing and Health Sciences are some of the schools of the university offering various programs at the university.
Some major popular courses at the Saint Xavier University are Management, Marketing, Health professions and related programs, Biomedical Science, and Education.
Saint Xavier University is located in Chicago and is spread over 109 acres. The campus life is full of fun offering various opportunities. From trips in Chicago and Baseball games to student organizations and events enhance the student’s overall college experience.
Here students get a chance to engage in various events fostering various cultural and leadership qualities.
Along with the housing options offered by the USA, Saint Xavier University offers various accommodation options to international students. It is Affordable, convenient, provides independence and fun. The life at on-campus residence is enjoyable and worth making memorable.
However, the accommodation is allotted on a first come first basis, living at the on-campus will offer the students to meet other residents with similar interests. Studying together, late-night pizzas, attending events, exploring the city, and etc are some of the opportunities for the on-campus students. The university offers the facility of Residence Halls. McCarthy Hall, Morris Hall, O’Brien Hall, Pacelli Hall, and Rubloff Hall are the options available. All the rooms are enabled with an air conditioner with a capacity of over 100 students.
The above-given graph evidently shows the living arrangement breakdown of freshmen students (2018-2019).
Admissions at Saint Xavier University are offered in the Fall and Spring semesters. Below are the academic requirements for the students seeking admission in Undergraduate and Graduate programs.
How to Apply?
The application deadline is May 1 for the fall semester admissions and October 1 for the Spring semester admissions.
Below is the cost of attendance for the international students at Saint Xavier University for the year 2020 - 2021.
|Expenses||Off-campus commuter (USD)*||On-campus resident (USD)*|
|Tuition and fees||34,730||34,730|
|Books and supplies||40/ enrolled per hour||40/ enrolled per hour|
|Room and board||7706||11540|
*Charges may vary from year to year
The university offers only a merit-based scholarship to international students. The scholarship ranges from 1,000 to 4,000 USD per academic year and is available for the international students pursuing undergraduate and graduate programs. However, the availability of the scholarship is limited for graduate students. This scholarship is applied to the tuition charges only.
Apart from the merit-based scholarship, the students can also opt for the various other scholarship options in the USA.
Some of the prominent people who once were a part of the university were Mike Rizzo (General manager of the Washington Nationals), Craig Robinson (American actor), Luke Gregerson (Baseball pitcher), Carla Arocha (Artist), Kathryn Ann Clarke (American writer) and many more.
Professional Networking, socializing, and remaining a member of the SXU community are some of the benefits offered to the students once he/ she completes the degree from the university. Shannon Center membership, Library privileges, and SXU books are some other benefits of being alumni at Saint Xavier University.
|Institution Type||Private (Not for Profit)|
|Average Cost of Attendance||$33,300 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||1 : 1|
|Saint Xavier University Enrollment||4359|
|Average Graduation Rate||56.7%|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$33,300 / Year|
|Post Graduate Program||$29,970 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$1,200 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$11,340 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$1,976 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$7,278 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$3,134 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$2,422 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$2,444 / Year|
|North Central Association of Colleges and Schools|
|Program Wise Accreditations|
|Music Programs||National Association of Schools of Music|
|Nursing Programs||Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education|
|Nursing Programs||Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing|
|Programs||American Speech-Language-Hearing Association|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary