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Xavier University of Louisiana Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Xavier University of Louisiana

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
57.9%
Admission Difficulty for Xavier University of Louisiana
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into Xavier University of Louisiana and can I get accepted? The school has a 58% acceptance rate ranking it #8 in Louisiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,834 out of 8,352 applicants were admitted making Xavier University of Louisiana a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 53 percent. Xavier University of Louisiana typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

Xavier University of Louisiana SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1020-1190
Applicants Submitting SAT
42%
SAT Scores for Xavier University of Louisiana
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 530
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 1020
SAT Scores for Xavier University of Louisiana
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1190
Average SAT Score 1110

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Xavier University of Louisiana?

Xavier University of Louisiana typically requires applicants to be in the top 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #7 in Louisiana for highest average SAT composite score. 42 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Xavier University of Louisiana admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1190 and Above Good >70%
1105 to 1190 Avg + 58%-70%
1020 to 1105 Avg - 45%-58%
935 to 1020 Reach 32%-45%
Less than 935 Low <32%
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Xavier University of Louisiana ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
73%
ACT Scores for Xavier University of Louisiana
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Xavier University of Louisiana
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Xavier University of Louisiana?

Admission data indicates that Xavier University of Louisiana regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #7 in Louisiana for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 73 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Xavier University of Louisiana.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Xavier University of Louisiana admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >70%
23 to 26 Avg + 58%-70%
20 to 23 Avg - 45%-58%
17 to 20 Reach 32%-45%
Less than 17 Low <32%
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Xavier University of Louisiana GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.37
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Xavier University of Louisiana?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Xavier University of Louisiana. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Xavier University of Louisiana was 3.37 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #6 in Louisiana for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Xavier University of Louisiana accepts 58% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Xavier University of Louisiana students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 36% Good
3.50 to 3.75 15% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 14% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 11% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 13% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 9% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 2% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

56% of Xavier University of Louisiana freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Xavier University of Louisiana students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 28%
Top 25% of class 56%
Top 50% of class 81%
Bottom 50% of class 14%
Bottom 25% of class 5%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Xavier University of Louisiana admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 6,302 2,050 8,352
Accepted 3,741 1,093 4,834
Acceptance Rate 59% 53% 58%
Enrolled 669 196 865
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 18% 18%

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Mar 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
93

Applicants have 93 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Xavier University of Louisiana and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Xavier University of Louisiana Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Xavier University of Louisiana
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=160904 IPEDS survey data for Xavier University of Louisiana.

FAQs

Does Xavier University of Louisiana prefer SAT or ACT?

42% of students submit their SAT scores to Xavier University of Louisiana. 73% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Xavier University of Louisiana?

58% of those who apply are granted admission to Xavier University of Louisiana. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Xavier University of Louisiana?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1020 and 1190. 42% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Xavier University of Louisiana?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 26. 73% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.