2,993
Students
Financial aid thermometer
24,699
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
82
82%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Saint Xavier University is a Comprehensive institution located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 3700 West 103rd Street
Chicago, IL  60655-3105
United States
Contact Dr. Kathleen Carlson
Vice President
Email: carlson@sxu.edu
Phone: 773-298-3305

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Industrial And Organizational Psychology Checkmark
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,520
Applied
4,579
Accepted
2,993
Enrolled
83%
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Female Admissions

3,748
Females Applied
3,111
Females Accepted
83%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,772
Males Applied
1,468
Males Accepted
83%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.4
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Recommended Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 20 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

27,330
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Fees

780
Full-time student fees
9,490
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

24,699
Avg. Financial Aid Package
26,904
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
18,821
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,078
Avg. Loan Aid
15,202
Avg. Grant Aid
20,004
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
77%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
14%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,993
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
5%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.98%
Black or African American 17.41%
White or Caucasian 53.39%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.47%
Asian 2.26%
Two or more races 2.09%
Other 7.09%

Gender

Male (31.54%)
Female (68.46%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 29%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming Celebrations and Boat Bash

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Activities Board, Black Student Union, UNIDOS (Hispanic Organization), Student Nurses Association and Business Students Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Football No Checkmark Checkmark
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball No No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

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Baseball No No No
Basketball No Checkmark Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No No No
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
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Weight Lifting No No No

Faculty

431
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 173
Part-time - 258
Male - 167
Female - 264