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Xavier University of Louisiana Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 23rd 2019By -  Bhavya Rawal

For fall 2018, Xavier University of Louisiana (XU) received around 8352 applications. The acceptance rate observed for that term was 58%. The university offers 40 major areas of studies in UG and PG courses. There are only 4 PG programs available with the university.


Application PortalCommon Application Portal/University Admissions Portal
Application Fee (non-refundable)25 USD (Undergraduate)
30 USD (Graduate)
Acceptance rate64%
Retention Rate73.9%
Enrollment Rate18%
Mode of PaymentOnline Transfer through Master Card/ International Money Order
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Intake SeasonsFall/Spring/Summer
Work ExperienceNot Applicable
Average ACT22.7
Average SAT994
Financial AidWork-Study, Loans, Grants, and Scholarships

Xavier University of Louisiana Admissions Deadlines

The applicants are required to apply before given deadlines to be considered for admission:

UG priority applicationMarch 1
Graduate applicants
FallJuly 01
SpringNovember 01
SummerApril 01

Xavier University of Louisiana International Student Admissions

The general admission procedure for all international applicants is similar to that of domestic applicants. However, it is mandatory for international students to meet certain additional criteria laid across by the university. They are also recommended to review their entire visa process thoroughly.

Admission Requirements for International Students

  • Official transcript/ Official copy of the secondary school certificate and Mark Sheet
    • Evaluation of course work by US foreign evaluation service
    • Official transcripts that are not in the English language must be translated into English.
  • Photocopy of passport
  • Certification of finances
  • Letter of recommendation either in English or translated into English from the secondary school official
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • TOEFL and IELTS as Proof of English Proficiency.
  • It must be sent to:
  • Official Financial Statement form completely filled by the sponsor as well as the original bank statement should be submitted.

English Proficiency Test Score

It is mandatory for all international candidates to submit their English proficiency test scores i.e. TOEFL and IELTS. The minimum required posed by the university are as follows:

TestMinimum required score
TOEFL (Paper Based)550
TEFL (i-BT)80

Visa Process for International Students

Following criteria must be met by the applicants at the time of admission to enroll for the various programs offered by the university.

  • International applicants will be issued Form I-20 from the university after admission to the university
  • Candidates must ensure that all their expedite travel and passport process is thoroughly completed before arrival.
  • The following documents must be provided in order to receive the Form I-20
    • Copy of Passport
    • Proof of Financial Support
    • Bank Statement
    • Sponsor letter
  • Completely fill the I-20 form and must pay the fee of SEVIS-F1 fee of $500.
  • Schedule and attend the visa interview

Xavier University of Louisiana Undergraduate Admissions

The basic requirement laid out by the university for fulfilling the admission criteria are as follows:

Where to Apply:Common Application Portal or through the Univerisity Admissions Portal

Application Fee: 25 USD

Admission Requirements: The following documents must be produced by the applicants at the time of admission:

  • Official Transcripts
    • Transcript evaluation for international applicants
    • Translations, if required
  • Official ACT and SAT scores
  • English proficiency scores for non-native English speaking natives
  • Letter of recommendation from the high school counselor.
  • Core subject requirements
    • English: 4 Units
    • Science & Social Science: 1 Unit
    • Mathematics: 2 Units
    • Foreign Language: 8 Units
  • Xavier University certificate of Financial

Xavier University of Louisiana Graduate Admissions

Application PortalGraduate Application Portal

Application Fee: 30 USD

The Xavier University of Louisiana offers over 4 graduate courses in addition to 2 doctor courses to all its international applicants. The basic specifications and requirements tend to differ for each program, while the general admission needs remain similar. The admission requirements and process are mentioned below:

CourseAcademic RequirementsMinimum English Language Proficiency
Masters of ArtsGPA of 3.0; SOP; 2 LOR; GRE/MAT scoreTOEFL(PBT): 550,
Masters in Public HealthGPA of 3.0; SOP; 3 LOR; GRE/MAT scoreTOEFL(PBT): 550,
MS Speech-language therapyGPA of 3.0; SOP; 3 LOR; GRE/MAT score, Writing sampleTOEFL(PBT): 550,

Applications for courses to the Xavier University of Louisiana are based on the scores obtained and subject to review by the university. With the acceptance of 58%, admissions are scrutinized closely. It is recommended for applicants to enroll for the courses early in order to not miss out a chance for admission to the university. The university also considers SAT/ACT scores, personal recommendations, essays, and high school transcripts. Enrollment with the university should be confirmed by May 1.

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