Xavier University of Louisiana

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$21,212

3% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$17,034

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

7.92%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

64.1%

7,165 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

3,044

94.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

43.7%

269 Graduates

About

Xavier University of Louisiana is a higher education institution located in Orleans Parish, LA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Xavier University of Louisiana were General Biological Sciences (124 degrees awarded), General Chemistry (42 degrees), and General Psychology (41 degrees).

In 2017, 522 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Xavier University of Louisiana. 75.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 24.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (356 degrees), 5.65 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (63 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Xavier University of Louisiana is $21,212, which is $479 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Xavier University of Louisiana is $21,212, which is $479 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,034.

In 2017, 94% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 67% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$21,212

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Xavier University of Louisiana was $21,212. The cost of tuition at Xavier University of Louisiana is $479 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$17,034

2017 Value

2.27%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Xavier University of Louisiana had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,034. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Xavier University of Louisiana grew by 2.27%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,113

Room and Board

$1,220

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Xavier University of Louisiana was of $9,113 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,220. The cost of room and board increased by 1.97% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

94%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

67%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

94% of undergraduate students at Xavier University of Louisiana received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 3.09% with respect to 2016, when 97% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

7.92%

2016 Default Rate

69

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Xavier University of Louisiana was 7.92%, which represents 69 out of the 871 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Xavier University of Louisiana received 7,165 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 8.41% annual growth. Out of those 7,165 applicants, 4,591 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 64.1% acceptance rate.

There were 3,044 students enrolled at Xavier University of Louisiana in 2017, and 28% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Xavier University of Louisiana has an overall enrollment yield of 15.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

64.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

4,591

Accepted Out of 7,165

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Xavier University of Louisiana was 64.1% (4,591 admissions from 7,165 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 61.9%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 8.41%, while admissions grew by 12.1%.

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SAT Scores

28%

Submission Percentage

202

Scores Submitted

28% of enrolled first-time students at Xavier University of Louisiana in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Xavier University of Louisiana has a total enrollment of 3,044 students. The full-time enrollment at Xavier University of Louisiana is 2,885 students and the part-time enrollment is 159. This means that 94.8% of students enrolled at Xavier University of Louisiana are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Xavier University of Louisiana, both undergraduate and graduate, is 69.6% Black or African American, 11.4% Asian, 5.91% White, 3.68% Two or More Races, 3.58% Hispanic or Latino, 0.131% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0986% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Xavier University of Louisiana in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (60.6%), followed by Black or African American Male (18.2%) and Asian Female (3.76%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (35.5%), followed by Asian Female (14.1%) and White Female (11.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Xavier University of Louisiana, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,044 students. The full-time enrollment at Xavier University of Louisiana is 2,885 and the part-time enrollment is 159. This means that 94.8% of students enrolled at Xavier University of Louisiana are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%

2017 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 of Louisiana was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Xavier University of Louisiana had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    2,120

  2. Asian

    348

  3. White

    180

The enrolled student population at Xavier University of Louisiana is 69.6% Black or African American, 11.4% Asian, 5.91% White, 3.68% Two or More Races, 3.58% Hispanic or Latino, 0.131% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0986% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 270 more women than men received degrees from Xavier University of Louisiana. The majority of degree recipients at Xavier University of Louisiana are black or african american (356 degrees awarded). There were 5.65 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (63 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Xavier University of Louisiana is General Biological Sciences (124 degrees awarded), followed by General Chemistry (42 degrees) and General Psychology (41 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Xavier University of Louisiana, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Physical Sciences (46 degrees awarded), Biology (128 degrees), and Psychology (41 degrees).

Workforce

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 of Louisiana are Registered nurses (1,415,981 people), Physicians (587,988 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (311,875 people), Postsecondary teachers (309,240 people), and Other managers (282,632 people).

The most specialized majors at Xavier University of Louisiana are Physical Sciences (46 degrees awarded), Biology (128 degrees), Psychology (41 degrees), Health (188 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (5 degrees).

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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 of Louisiana are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Xavier University of Louisiana are Physical Sciences (46 degrees awarded), Biology (128 degrees), Psychology (41 degrees), Health (188 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (5 degrees).

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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 of Louisiana are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,063,528 people), Elementary & secondary schools (763,804 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (674,712 people), Offices of physicians (423,281 people), and Outpatient care centers (392,416 people).

The most specialized majors at Xavier University of Louisiana are Physical Sciences (46 degrees awarded), Biology (128 degrees), Psychology (41 degrees), Health (188 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (5 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Xavier University of Louisiana.

Most Common

  1. 124 degrees awarded

  2. 42 degrees awarded

  3. 41 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Xavier University of Louisiana was General Biological Sciences with 124 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 126

  2. 396

In 2017, 126 degrees were awarded to men at Xavier University of Louisiana, which is 0.318 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (396).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 41 degrees were awarded to men at Xavier University of Louisiana in Pharmacy, which is 0.402 times less than the 102 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 102 degrees were awarded to women at Xavier University of Louisiana in Pharmacy, which is 2.49 times more than the 41 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%

100% Completion Time

38%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 23% of students graduating from Xavier University of Louisiana completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 38% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 39% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (71.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Xavier University of Louisiana is Female and White (71.4% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 0.743% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    356 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    63 degrees awarded

  3. White

    48 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Xavier University of Louisiana is black or african american (356 degrees awarded). There were 5.65 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (63 degrees).

0.575% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    285 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    71 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    41 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Xavier University of Louisiana is black or african american female (285 degrees awarded). There were 4.01 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (71 degrees).

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Operations

Xavier University of Louisiana has an endowment valued at nearly $166M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $19.1M (11.5%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Xavier University of Louisiana had a total salary expenditure of $109M. Xavier University of Louisiana employs 81 Assistant professors, 74 Associate professors, and 42 Professors. Most academics at Xavier University of Louisiana are Male Associate professors (41), Male Assistant professors(41), and Female Assistant professors (40).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Xavier University of Louisiana are: Office and Administrative Support, with 86 employees, Service, with 82 employees, and Management with 80 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$166M

2017 Endowment

11.2%

growth from 2016

Xavier University of Louisiana has an endowment valued at about $166M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Xavier University of Louisiana grew 11.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $133M 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: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $22.2M - Federal

  2. $5.03M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Xavier University of Louisiana received $22.2M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.03M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$48.1M

2017 Salaries

4.17%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Xavier University of Louisiana paid a median of $48.1M in salaries, which represents 44.3% of their overall expenditure ($109M) and a 4.17% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.13% growth from 2015 and a 0.305% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$16.9M

Instructional Salaries

208

Number of Employees

In 2017, Xavier University of Louisiana paid a total of $16.9M to 208 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.62M (33.5%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

81 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

86 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Xavier University of Louisiana were Assistant professor with 81 employees; Associate professor with 74 employees; and Associate professor with 42 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Xavier University of Louisiana were Office and Administrative Support with 86 employees; Service with 82 employees; and Management with 80 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Xavier University of Louisiana was Male Associate professor with 41 employees, Male Assistant professor with 41 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 40 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Xavier University of Louisiana.

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