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XAVIER UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA

New Orleans, LouisianaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1925Established Year
  3231Enrollment

Xavier University of Louisiana: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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The Xavier University of Louisiana, established in 1915 is America's only historically black Catholic university. The university is known for its distinction for providing education to the blacks. They have been producing more African American students graduating from medical school and they are the top producers of African American pharmacists.

It is a small university that enrolls around 3300 students. Among them, there are around 2,512 undergraduates in the college of arts and science, 608 students in the college of pharmacy and around 187 graduate students. They have international students from about 16 countries. The admission is quite competitive as they consider the score of the standardized exams like ACT/ SAT or GRE/MAT.

Ranking

  • According to the AAMC data 2019, it has been given 1st rank in the nation for African American graduates to complete medical school.
  • Princeton Review 2020 has ranked it among the top 385 best institutes in the nation for undergraduate education.
  • College Consensus 2019, has given it the 3rd rank among all Louisiana Colleges and also among historically black colleges and universities.

Highlights

University TypePrivate
Campus SettingUrban
UG Application PortalCommon Application; Official website
Annual EndowmentUSD 171 million
Student Retention Rate72%
Work-Study ProgramYes
Mode of ProgramsFull time; Part-time; Online
Campus Housing Capacity48%
Annual Cost of AttendanceUSD 37,914
Admission Helpdesk504-520-7388;
xula.edu/admissions

Campus

The campus has provided a perfect environment for the students to pursue excellence. The campus offers various services:

  • They have Xavier University Police Department (XUPD) to provide safety. A mobile app has been launched to allow direct contact of the students with XUPD.
  • Violence Prevention Education & Advocacy helps the victim of sexual misconduct and assist them to emerge out of the aftermath of the experience.
  • The Office of Disability Services helps and supports the students with medical, physical, emotional and learning disabilities to get equal opportunities.
  • They have Student Health Services to provide medical needs and promote wellness within the campus.
  • They have a Counseling Service to help students mentally during their tough times.

Residence

  • There are 4 residential halls: St. Martin De Porres Hall, St. Michaels Hall, Living learning center, St. Katharine Drexel Hall.
  • The residential halls for males and females are different.
  • All the residential halls include 2 extra-long lofted beds, 2 desks and chairs, 2 closets, window blinds, micro-fridge, wifi, telephone jacks, and air conditioning.
  • Near the residential halls, students can find facilities like lounges & group study rooms, laundry facilities, dining hall, recreation center, mail services, and bookstore.

Program

  • They offer 50 major courses for undergraduates, graduate, and certificate courses.
  • The undergraduate courses are available in the field of arts & science, and pharmacy.
  • The master programs are available for educational, counseling, public health, theology, and speech-language pathology.
  • They offer doctoral programs only for educational leadership and Pharmacy.
  • There are certificate courses for entrepreneurship, health communication, and Spanish for healthcare professionals.

Admission Process

International students seeking admissions at the University can follow the below-mentioned admission details:

Admission Portal:

Admission deadline:

CollegesFall term deadlineSpring term deadline
College of Arts & ScienceMarch 1September 1
College of PharmacyDecember 3No admission

Standardized test scores required:

  • Minimum GPA: 2.5 to 3.2
  • Minimum GRE: 280/ MAT: 380
  • TOEFL PBT: 550/ TOEFL IBT: 80/ IELTS: 7.0

Supporting documents for undergraduate admission:

  • Secondary school transcript in English.
  • Letter of recommendation
  • ACT/ SAT results.
  • Original certificate of any national exam.

Supporting documents for graduate admission:

  • Official bachelor's degree transcript from a recognized university.
  • Letters of recommendation.
  • Scores of exams like GRE/ MAT/ MCAT.
  • Personal statement
  • Writing sample

Additional documents required for international students:

  • Evidence of English language proficiency.
  • A course by course evaluation of the undergraduate or graduate coursework done by Educational Credential Evaluators, SpanTran Evaluation Services, Josef Silny & Associates, and World Education Services
  • Xavier University certificate of financial support.

Cost of Attendance

List of expensesCost
Tuition fees for undergraduate courses11,532 USD - 17,751 USD
Tuition fees for graduate courses6,600 USD - 10,250 USD per semester
Room4,729 USD - 6,528 USD per semester
Board2,217 USD per semester
Health Insurance1,470 USD - 1,575 USD per year

Financial aid and Scholarship

The college offers scholarships, internships and other financial aids for more than 2,200 programs and spends around 6 billion USD on it.

  • The new first-time freshmen are considered for merit-based scholarships.
  • The international students may be eligible for the Presidential Scholarship and Xavier University Academic Scholarship. These two scholarships satisfy tuition fees and room & board fees.

Applying for financial aid programs in the US can be overwhelming due to their extensive application filing process. Here’s a brief list of research scholarship opportunities from private organizations both within the U.S. and India.

Alumni

The alumni are always invited to join the family and help the university grow and prosper. They can assist the university in the following ways:

  • They can organize their classes as a class agent.
  • They can join the young alumni council.
  • Assist the office of admissions as an alumni recruiter.
  • Start an alumni chapter in their area or join an existing one.
  • Assist as a team captain on the Give.Love.Xavier Day.

Placement 

  • 94% of the students are found to be employed within the 2 years of their graduation.
  • The average salary package of the graduating students is around 49,800 USD.
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Xavier University of Louisiana Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population3324
FAFSA Code002032
Application Cost$30
Accreditation SACSSCOC
Average Cost of Attendance$21,954 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-80- -
IELTS-7- -
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score10699601178 28%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing540490590-
Mathematics529470588-
ACTCheck Detailed Score232026 82%
English242027-
Mathematics221825-

Xavier University of Louisiana Acceptance Rate

64.1%

Acceptance Rate

7165

Total Applicants

3324

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

27.8%

Male

72.2%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program64.1%
Total Applicants3944
Total Enrolled2527
Graduate
Graduate Programs64.1%
Total Applicants1244
Total Enrolled797

Xavier University of Louisiana Enrollment

Enrollment
Xavier University of Louisiana Enrollment3324
Undergraduate Enrollment2527
Graduate Enrollment797
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate51.8%

Attendance Cost

$21,954

Attendance Cost

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

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$21,954 / Year
Post Graduate Program$12,984 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,300 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$9,534 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$2,003 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$9,073 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$2,003 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$2,003 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$2,003 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Program Wise Accreditations
Music ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Music
Pharmacy ProgramsAccreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
34142962452-
+1-504-5207411
TELEPHONE
1 Drexel Dr, New Orleans, LA 70125
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Bus Station

Washington at S. Carrollton0.15 Km
Washington at Pine0.15 Km
Washington at Pine0.17 Km
Washington at Fern0.23 Km
S. Carrollton at Washington0.28 Km
Washington at S. Telemachus0.3 Km
Washington at S.Telemachus0.36 Km
Palmetto at S. Carrollton0.36 Km
Washington at Fern706.15 Km
S. Carrollton at Palmetto706.96 Km
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Super Market

Family Dollar0.47 Km
Rouses Market1.72 Km
Save A Lot2.58 Km
Langenstein's4.24 Km
The Fresh Market4.29 Km
Lakeview Grocery4.58 Km
Dorignac's Food Center4.66 Km
Whole Foods Market4.91 Km
Winn-Dixie5.41 Km
Mardi Gras Zone Supermarket5.46 Km
Walmart Supercenter5.59 Km
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Train Station

National Railroad Passenger0.75 Km
Union Passenger Terminal3.37 Km

Shopping Mall

Maderera1.09 Km
Mid-City Market1.72 Km
University Village Shopping Center2.05 Km
Loubar LLC2.77 Km
Magnolia Marketplace2.82 Km
PMG Leasing, L.L.C.4.02 Km
Canal Place4.29 Km
Shops At Jax Brewery4.33 Km
Oak Park Shopping Center5.62 Km
Sunglass Hut6.74 Km
Lakeside Shopping Center6.76 Km
Elmwood Oaks Shopping Center7.26 Km
Paint. Sip. Eat. Repeat7.46 Km
Elmwood Shopping Center7.73 Km
Proactiv Kiosk7.8 Km
Westbank Village Shopping Center7.93 Km
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Book Store

Sound of New Orleans Gary1.38 Km
Tubby & Coo's Mid-City Book Shop1.96 Km
Crescent City Comics1.96 Km
Delgado Bookstore2.49 Km
Blue Cypress Books2.89 Km
Tulane Bookstore2.97 Km
Beckham's BookShop4.15 Km
Faulkner House Books4.19 Km
Lyles Ventures LLC / Da Cajn Critter4.22 Km
Frenchmen Art and Books4.74 Km
Louisiana Music Factory4.77 Km
Alex Beard Studio4.88 Km
Octavia Books5.09 Km
The Book Rack of Metairie5.24 Km
Dillard University Bookstore5.39 Km
Barnes & Noble7.25 Km
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Restaurant

Parkway Bakery & Tavern1.95 Km
Jacques-Imo's2.93 Km
Deanie's Seafood Restaurant in the French Quarter3.71 Km
Bourbon House3.81 Km
Acme Oyster House3.82 Km
Luke3.83 Km
Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse3.85 Km
Herbsaint3.89 Km
Pat O'Brien's4.07 Km
The Court of Two Sisters4.09 Km
House of Blues New Orleans4.1 Km
NOLA Restaurant4.15 Km
August4.18 Km
Mother's Restaurant4.19 Km
Muriel's Jackson Square4.28 Km
Emeril's New Orleans4.39 Km
Commander's Palace4.48 Km
The Howlin' Wolf4.61 Km
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Airport

Helipad2.41 Km
New Orleans Downtown Heliport2.67 Km
Hospital Helipad 12.96 Km
Hospital Helipad 22.97 Km
Ochsner Foundation Hospital Heliport3.73 Km
Troop B Heliport3.97 Km
Metry Cab5.54 Km
Hospital Helipad5.6 Km
Children's Hospital Heliport5.6 Km
Air Oil Incorporated Heliport Number 27.37 Km
P H I Heliport7.86 Km
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Pharmacy

Maurice Hew, RPh2.9 Km
Tien-Hua Ho, R2.9 Km
Alexander A. Echevarria, PHARM2.9 Km
Walgreens Pharmacy at Tulane Medical Center3.1 Km
Mary J. St Pierre, NP3.32 Km
Jay A. Yancey, PharmD3.71 Km
Latrina H. Franklin, PA3.74 Km
Walgreens3.91 Km
Gerard M. Johnson, RPH4.3 Km
CVS4.34 Km
Christine L. Davis-Dehesa, RPH4.48 Km
Adrienne B. Allen, PharmD4.48 Km
Walmart Pharmacy5.59 Km
Mark J. Lescale, RPh7.61 Km
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