Xavier University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$44,770
6.01% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$31,619
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.01%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
84.5%
14,836 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
6,114
83% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
73.9%
817 Graduates

About

Xavier University is a higher education institution located in Hamilton County, OH. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Xavier University were Registered Nursing (356 degrees awarded), General Marketing & Marketing Management (104 degrees), and General Finance (66 degrees).

In 2022, 1,986 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Xavier University. 61% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,553 degrees), 11.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (140 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Xavier University is $44,770, which is $20,774 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Xavier University is $44,770, which is $20,774 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $31,619.

In 2022, 89% of undergraduate students attending Xavier University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$44,770
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Xavier University was $44,770. The cost of tuition at Xavier University is $20,774 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$31,619
2022 Value
2.32%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Xavier University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $31,619. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Xavier University grew by 2.32%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,580
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Xavier University was of $13,580 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.03% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

89%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
52%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

89% of undergraduate students at Xavier University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 4.3% with respect to 2021, when 93% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.01%
2019 Default Rate
15
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Xavier University was 1.01%, which represents 15 out of the 1485 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Xavier University received 14,836 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 2.39% annual growth. Out of those 14,836 applicants, 12,542 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 84.5% acceptance rate.

There were 6,114 students enrolled at Xavier University in 2022. 15% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Xavier University has an overall enrollment yield of 9.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

84.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
12,542
Accepted Out of 14,836

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Xavier University was 84.5% (12,542 admissions from 14,836 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 84%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 2.39%, while admissions declined by −1.79%..

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SAT Scores

15%
Submission Percentage (2022)
179
Scores Submitted (2022)

15% of enrolled first-time students at Xavier University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Xavier University had a total enrollment of 6,114 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Xavier University is 5,075 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,039. This means that 83% of students enrolled at Xavier University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Xavier University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 73.9% White, 10.7% Black or African American, 5.38% Hispanic or Latino, 3.47% Two or More Races, 2.98% Asian, 0.114% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.114% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Xavier University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (40.9%), followed by White Male (34.2%) and Black or African American Female (6.37%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (43.9%), followed by White Male (23.8%) and Black or African American Female (6.28%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

83%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Xavier University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,114 students. The full-time enrollment at Xavier University is 5,075 and the part-time enrollment is 1,039. This means that 83% of students enrolled at Xavier University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

84%
2022 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 84%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Xavier University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    4,518 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    652 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    329 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Xavier University is 73.9% White, 10.7% Black or African American, 5.38% Hispanic or Latino, 3.47% Two or More Races, 2.98% Asian, 0.114% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.114% 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 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 115 students (1.88%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 438 more women than men received degrees from Xavier University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Xavier University is white (1,553 degrees awarded). There were 11.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (140 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Xavier University is Registered Nursing (356 degrees awarded), followed by General Marketing & Marketing Management (104 degrees) and General Finance (66 degrees).

In 2022,  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 (86 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (29 degrees), and Health (595 degrees).

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 are Registered nurses (1,520,999 people), Accountants & auditors (1,052,276 people), Other managers (790,289 people), Financial managers (504,098 people), and Chief executives & legislators (401,875 people).

The most specialized majors at Xavier University in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (86 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (29 degrees), Health (595 degrees), Business (493 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (67 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Physicians, Nurse anesthetists, and Financial examiners

The most specialized majors at Xavier University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (86 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (29 degrees), Health (595 degrees), Business (493 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (67 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,927,324 people), Elementary & secondary schools (894,506 people), Computer Systems Design (566,392 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (560,445 people), and Banking & related activities (498,424 people).

The most specialized majors at Xavier University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (86 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (29 degrees), Health (595 degrees), Business (493 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (67 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Xavier University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 356 degrees awarded
  2. 104 degrees awarded
  3. 66 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Xavier University was Registered Nursing with 356 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

774
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,212
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 774 degrees were awarded to men at Xavier University, which is 0.639 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,212).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 91 degrees were awarded to men at Xavier University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.49 times more than the 61 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 315 degrees were awarded to men at Xavier University in Registered Nursing, which is 5.34 times more than the 59 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

61%
100% Completion Time
69%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 61% of students graduating from Xavier University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 69% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 69% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Xavier University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 1.22% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,553 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    140 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    88 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Xavier University is white (1,553 degrees awarded). There were 11.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (140 degrees).

2.27% of degree recipients (45 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    931 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    622 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    94 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Xavier University is white female (931 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (622 degrees).

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Operations

Xavier University has an endowment valued at nearly $225M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−17.6%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Xavier University had a total salary expenditure of 199M. Xavier University employs 132 Instructors, 107 Associate professors and 75 Professors. Most academics at Xavier University are Female Instructor (101), Male Associate professor (56), and Female Associate professor (51).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Xavier University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 109 employees, Management, with 92 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 88 employees.

Endowment

$225M
2022 Endowment
13.1%
decline from 2021

Xavier University has an endowment valued at about $225M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Xavier University declined 13.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $179M 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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Salary Expenditure

$78.6M
2022 Salaries
0.203%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Xavier University paid a median of $78.6M in salaries, which represents 39.4% of their overall expenditure ($199M) and a 0.203% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$33.8M
Instructional Salaries
404
Number of Employees

In 2022, Xavier University paid a total of $33.8M to 404 employees working as instructors, which represents 43% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
132 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
109 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Xavier University were Instructor with 132 employees, Associate professor with 107 employees, and Professor with 75 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Xavier University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 109 employees, Management with 92 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 88 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Xavier University was Female Instructor with 101 employees, Male Associate professor with 56 employees, and Female Associate professor with 51 employees.

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

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