#8 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

Xavier University

Cincinnati, Ohio

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Student Population
Xavier University overview
Location Cincinnati, Ohio
Online xavier.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Xavier University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Cincinnati, Ohio, Xavier University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 14,758 prospective students applied, and 11,271 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,210 enrolled in the school.  5,392 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,735 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $40,220 plus fees of $230. Xavier is ranked 238 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Xavier is rated within the top 34% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Xavier University overview
SAT 1070/1280
ACT 22/28
GPA 3.62
Applications Accepted
Xavier University overview
Applications Due Feb 15, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $35

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Xavier University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$230
Room and Board $13,310
Budget for Other Expenses$3,200
Total One Year Cost$58,260

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$54,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
77% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Xavier University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 28%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 17%
Social Sciences 8%
Health Professions 8%
Biology 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=206622 IPEDS survey data for Xavier University.

Current students may use the Xavier University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.