Xavier University of Louisiana

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$20,594

4.01% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$17,430

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

8.04%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

61.9%

6,609 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

2,997

94.6% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

41.1%

246 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 (130 degrees awarded), General Chemistry (45 degrees), and General Psychology (39 degrees).

In 2016, 549 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Xavier University of Louisiana. 75.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 24.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (395 degrees), 5.41 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (73 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Xavier University of Louisiana is $20,594, which is $434 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Xavier University of Louisiana is $20,594, which is $434 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,430.

In 2016, 97% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 64% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$20,594

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Xavier University of Louisiana was $20,594. The cost of tuition at Xavier University of Louisiana is $434 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$17,430

2016 Value

6.38%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Xavier University of Louisiana had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,430. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Xavier University of Louisiana grew by 6.38%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,937

Room and Board

$1,220

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Xavier University of Louisiana was of $8,937 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,220. The cost of room and board increased by 2.59% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.67% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

97%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

64%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

97% of undergraduate students at Xavier University of Louisiana received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 3.19% with respect to 2015, when 94% 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.

8.04%

2015 Default Rate

73

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Xavier University of Louisiana was 8.04%, which represents 73 out of the 908 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 6,609 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 36.4% annual growth. Out of those 6,609 applicants, 4,094 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 61.9% acceptance rate.

There were 2,997 students enrolled at Xavier University of Louisiana in 2016, and 25% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Xavier University of Louisiana has an overall enrollment yield of 18.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

61.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

4,094

Accepted Out of 6,609

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Xavier University of Louisiana was 61.9% (4,094 admissions from 6,609 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 65.8%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 36.4%, while admissions grew by 28.5%.

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SAT Scores

25%

Submission Percentage

203

Scores Submitted

25% of enrolled first-time students at Xavier University of Louisiana in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Xavier University of Louisiana has a total enrollment of 2,997 students. The full-time enrollment at Xavier University of Louisiana is 2,834 students and the part-time enrollment is 163. This means that 94.6% 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 69.9% Black or African American, 12.2% Asian, 6.57% White, 3.67% Hispanic or Latino, 3.4% Two or More Races, 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.167% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Xavier University of Louisiana in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (61.1%), followed by Black or African American Male (19.2%) and Asian Female (4.24%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (32.5%), followed by Asian Female (15.4%) and White Female (14.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Xavier University of Louisiana, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,997 students. The full-time enrollment at Xavier University of Louisiana is 2,834 and the part-time enrollment is 163. This means that 94.6% of students enrolled at Xavier University of Louisiana are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%

2016 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

    2,096

  2. Asian

    365

  3. White

    197

The enrolled student population at Xavier University of Louisiana is 69.9% Black or African American, 12.2% Asian, 6.57% White, 3.67% Hispanic or Latino, 3.4% Two or More Races, 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.167% 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 33 students (1.1%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 277 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 (395 degrees awarded). There were 5.41 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (73 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Xavier University of Louisiana is General Biological Sciences (130 degrees awarded), followed by General Chemistry (45 degrees) and General Psychology (39 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 (50 degrees awarded), Biology (133 degrees), and Psychology (39 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 Physicians & surgeons (492,941 people), Miscellaneous managers (380,724 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (276,518 people), Postsecondary teachers (273,205 people), and Counselors (189,500 people).

The most specialized majors at Xavier University of Louisiana are Physical Sciences (50 degrees awarded), Biology (133 degrees), Psychology (39 degrees), Theology (7 degrees), and Communications (21 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 Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Dentists, Chief executives & legislators, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Xavier University of Louisiana are Physical Sciences (50 degrees awarded), Biology (133 degrees), Psychology (39 degrees), Theology (7 degrees), and Communications (21 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Xavier University of Louisiana are Hospitals (719,435 people), Elementary & secondary schools (614,313 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (584,181 people), Offices of physicians (224,275 people), and Outpatient care centers (211,651 people).

The most specialized majors at Xavier University of Louisiana are Physical Sciences (50 degrees awarded), Biology (133 degrees), Psychology (39 degrees), Theology (7 degrees), and Communications (21 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. 130 degrees awarded

  2. 45 degrees awarded

  3. 39 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Xavier University of Louisiana was General Biological Sciences with 130 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 136

  2. 413

In 2016, 136 degrees were awarded to men at Xavier University of Louisiana, which is 0.329 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (413).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 46 degrees were awarded to men at Xavier University of Louisiana in Pharmacy, which is 0.523 times less than the 88 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 101 degrees were awarded to women at Xavier University of Louisiana in General Biological Sciences, which is 3.48 times more than the 29 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

28%

100% Completion Time

43%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 28% 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, 43% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 44% 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.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Xavier University of Louisiana is Male and Two or More Races (50% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 0.407% of graduates (1 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

    395 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    73 degrees awarded

  3. White

    34 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Xavier University of Louisiana is black or african american (395 degrees awarded). There were 5.41 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (73 degrees).

1.28% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    312 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    83 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    44 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Xavier University of Louisiana is black or african american female (312 degrees awarded). There were 3.76 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (83 degrees).

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Operations

Xavier University of Louisiana has an endowment valued at nearly $160M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.69M (1.06%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Xavier University of Louisiana had a total expenditure of $100M. Of that $100M, they spent $43.5M on salaries and $100M on benefits.

Xavier University of Louisiana employs 83 Assistant professors, 71 Associate professors, and 41 Professors. Most academics at Xavier University of Louisiana are Female Assistant professors (42), Male Assistant professors(41), and Male Associate professors (38).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Xavier University of Louisiana are: Office and Administrative Support, with 103 employees, Management, with 76 employees, and Service with 67 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$160M

2015 Endowment

0.853%

decline from 2014

Xavier University of Louisiana has an endowment valued at about $160M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Xavier University of Louisiana declined 0.853% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $131M 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. $24.9M - Federal

  2. $5.22M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Xavier University of Louisiana received $24.9M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.22M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$43.5M

Salary Expenditure

$100M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Xavier University of Louisiana had a total expenditure of $100M. Of that $100M, they spent $43.5M on salaries and $100M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Xavier University of Louisiana as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$43.5M

2015 Salaries

0.305%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Xavier University of Louisiana paid a median of $43.5M in salaries, which represents 43.3% of their overall expenditure ($100M) and a 0.305% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.38% decline from 2013 and a 2.68% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$16.6M

Instructional Salaries

212

Number of Employees

In 2015, Xavier University of Louisiana paid a total of $16.6M to 212 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

83 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

103 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Xavier University of Louisiana were Assistant professor with 83 employees; Associate professor with 71 employees; and Associate professor with 41 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Xavier University of Louisiana were Office and Administrative Support with 103 employees; Management with 76 employees; and Service with 67 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Xavier University of Louisiana was Female Assistant professor with 42 employees, Male Assistant professor with 41 employees, and Male Associate professor with 38 employees.

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

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