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About Saint Xavier University (SXU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private



4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College




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Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Roman Catholic

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?


Saint Xavier University or SXU was established in 1846 by the Sisters of Mercy. This private not-for-profit university was established to serve the women and economically deprived students known as the first Catholic university in the state of Chicago and the first mercy institution providing higher education in the U.S. The University is named after the Jesuit saint Frances Xavier.

Now it is providing education for both men and women in diverse fields of knowledge. Its main aim is to make the student more productive, successful and compassionate members of society.

  • It has 120 acres huge campus with diversified students from all over the world.

  • There are more than 3500 students enrolled in this university with a student to Faculty Ratio of 14:1. This university has 83% of its faculty with the highest degree in their field of study.

  • University's acceptance rate is 75% and retention rate is 72%.

  • The graduation rate of the university is 52%.

Online Education at SXU

It is used by the students to access information regarding the events, activities happening in the university. The students can know the information regarding the university’s history and present.

The alumni of the university can donate money online to provide the university and its students with various financial assistance.

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Some of the reviews provided by the students are

  • They have updated facilities for the students studying on campus.

  • Staff and Faculties are knowledgeable and help students to resolve the academic issues

  • Students are being given individual attention by the faculty.

Location & Contact


3700 W 103rd St


Email: N/A
Phone: 7732983000
Fax: 7732983076
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  • It ranked 72 in regional Universities Midwest by the U.S. News and World Report.

  • It ranked 121 according to the Forbes rankings.

  • It ranked 498th in the U.S. universities in 2019 by Times Higher Education.


Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.


Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.


SAT Range

950 - 1130

ACT Range

19 - 24

Application Fee



Neither required nor recommended

High School GPA


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Saint Xavier University Admission ProcessSaint University Admissions

A great educational experience with high-quality academics will be offered to the students by Saint Xavier University online programs. The admissions at Saint Xavier Univesity is flexible for students. The requirements for admissions may vary by the degree or course level at Saint Xavier University. The candidates are required to check the admissions checklist for their preferred program requirements.

Saint University Admission Process

The students must submit the following for all the university's degree programs:

  • The candidates must have completed application for admission. The application will be available in both formats of online and pdf copy.

  • No application fee to be paid by the candidates for online application

  • The candidates should submit an official transcript from each college or university they have attended

    • The Paper transcripts can be accepted as official transcripts if they are either mailed or personally delivered to the Office of Admission in the original, sealed envelope from the school

    • The Electronic transcripts can be accepted as official transcripts if they are emailed directly from the school or they are submitted via an electronic transcript service to admission office email address

  • The candidates are required to submit a high school transcript and ACT/ SAT if they have been completed fewer than 30 college credits

  • The candidates should provide personal essay (if necessary)

  • The candidates should complete the Penn State online learning readiness survey for nursing programs

  • The candidates should maintain RN License throughout the program of study for nursing programs

 Admission Requirements for International Students

  • The international applicants must submit the following supplemental documents to be considered for admission, regardless of citizenship status:

  • The candidates must submit the online degree application (no application fee)

  • The students should submit the copy of passport (with both the identification and expiration pages)

  • One set of official transcripts (if applicable) from all the U.S. colleges/ universities they have attended must be submitted by the candidates

  • Candidates must submit the official, course-by-course transcript evaluation of all colleges/ universities they have attended outside the U.S. for both graduate and undergraduate level coursework from one of the following organizations:

    • ECE (Educational Credential Evaluators)

    • WES (World Education Services)

    • Educational Perspectives

  • The candidates must submit the official results of the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

    • The applicants must submit official TOEFL results showing a minimum score of 80 on the Internet-based exam, or 550 on the paper-based exam, or 213 on the computer-based exam if they elect TOEFL

    • The applicants must submit official IELTS results showing a minimum Overall Band Score of 6.5 if they elect IELTS

  • The sponsor must complete the Notarized Saint Xavier University Affidavit of Support form to demonstrate an international applicant's ability to afford tuition and living expenses while enrolled in a graduate degree program at Saint Xavier University.

  • The applicants must submit an official bank letter which indicates the student has financial sponsorship in the amount of at least $29,000

  • The sponsor's bank must be written the bank letter in English or translated into English and the letter must be signed and stamped by the bank official

  • The candidates must submit official results of the GRE or GMAT if they are seeking for Graham School of Management (MBA) program

    • The candidates must have secured a combined score of 300 (with a minimum Verbal section score of 150 and a minimum Writing section score of 4.0) in GRE if they choose GRE

    • The candidates must have secured a score of minimum 950 which will be obtained by multiplying applicants cumulative GPA with 200 and adding it to their GMAT score

  • The applicants must submit a copy of current student visa

  • The applicants must submit a copy of I-20 form from current U.S. college/university

  • The applicants must submit a copy of I-94 form documenting the original entry into the U.S

  • The candidates are required to submit the letters of reference from an administrator or teacher at the last school they have attended by attesting to their potential for academic success and proficiency in English

Saint Xavier University Graduate Admission Requirements

  • The candidates should have completed the application form

  • The candidates must submit an official transcript which is sent directly from the Registrar of all colleges, universities and professional schools they have attended

  • The official transcript obtained from accredited baccalaureate degree-granting college/ university and all graduate level coursework is also required to submit by the candidates

  • The applicants must submit a copy of their current registered nursing license and current work status and they are required to be working full-time in order to apply for Graduate degree program at Saint Xavier University

  • The candidates are required to submit three written recommendations from nursing professionals, such as recent employers, professors, etc.

  • The candidates should submit at least one recommendation from a professional Nurse with an MSN who has observed and is able to speak to the applicant’s clinical performance.

  • The applicants should submit their Current Resume

Annual Cost to Attend

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Saint Xavier University is a private not-for profit university so the university has kept the average cost of all the costs including the books, living and other expenses. The average annual cost is the cost which the student has to pay annually to secure his admission every year.

  • Average annual cost is $32,800, whereas the net price stands at $15,131.

  • Total one year average cost of the university comes out to be $48,436.


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio


Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Academic Calendar


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Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad


Registered Nursing, Administration,...

148 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

46 Graduates

Psychology, General

44 Graduates

Biology, General

43 Graduates

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Ps...

38 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

37 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

35 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

32 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

30 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

27 Graduates

Computer Science

27 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

25 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

25 Graduates


24 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

19 Graduates

Business, Management, Marketing, an...

14 Graduates


14 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

13 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

11 Graduates


10 Graduates

Political Science and Government

9 Graduates


8 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

7 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

6 Graduates


6 Graduates


6 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

5 Graduates


4 Graduates

Biological and Physical Sciences

3 Graduates

Teaching English or French as a Sec...

2 Graduates

International Business

1 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

1 Graduates


Student Body

Undergraduate Students


Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.






Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%




41% White

3% Unknown

12% Black

39% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

0% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

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Unknown Location


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Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$69,054 per year

Campus Life


The students can reside on campus and 20% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

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The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

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School Colors

scarlet and gray

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Mid-States Football Association

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Cross Country




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Cross Country




Track and Field


Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol


Campus Emergency Phones


24-Hour Escort Safety rides


Mobile Campus Emergency Alert


On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At SXU, $11,430 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Several dining and meal plan options are available for the students at SXU. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At SXU, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 38% male and 62% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

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Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.




Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$159 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

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and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

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Average Amount

< $30K


$30K - $48K


$48K - $75K


$75K - $110K


> $110K


This university is providing various grants, scholarships and federal aids to the students

  • 100% of this university students who applied received Federal State or Institutional Aid.

  • 76% of the students received Federal and student loans in this university.

  • 65 students got benefitted from Post 9/11 GI Bill Award from this university.

  • Average aid awarded for the university students as grant or scholarship is $15,448.

The Saint Xavier University federal School code is 001768. It can be used by the students to apply for the financial aids from this university.

Saint Xavier University (SXU) Scholarships

The following are a few of the scholarships available at the university

  • Anthony And Pauline Giaimo Scholarship

  • Carol A. Keene Philosophy Scholarship

  • Catherine H. Malin Scholarship

  • Daniel B. Fleming '93 Memorial Scholarship.

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