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ACCEPTANCE RATE

72.65%

FINANCIAL AID RATE

100%

STUDENT TEACHER RATIO

15:1

DEGREE OFFERED ONLINE

4

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.

$21,294

Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students

Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid

Percent of Students Paying In-State Tuition vs Out-of-State Tuition

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Saint Xavier University

Also known as St. Xavier University

729 E. Carpenter St, Springfield, IL

Saint Xavier University provides a variety of degree programs for students to guide them in their growth and development. The school is located in Chicago, Illinois and operated as a private institution. The school maintains a Roman Catholic affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Around 4,900 students enroll at SXU annually.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs Saint Xavier University offers:

  • Education
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Psychology

Students applying for admission are generally required to submit an application, transcripts, test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by admissions staff. A SAT or ACT exam is required prior to applying, with scores in a range of 1405 - 1760 for the SAT exam and within the range of 20 - 25 on the ACT is common among students admitted to this school. Saint Xavier University accepts about 80% of applicants. Of those applicants accepted, about 13% registered for enrollment. More information regarding admissions can be found here.

Tuition is approximately $30,000 per year, though it may change based on any number of circumstances. Students should check the school's tuition calculator to get a more personalized estimate of costs. Student housing is available for students and costs around $5,900 for the year. Some students at SXU may be eligible for financial aid, which is typically provided as scholarships, grants, and loans.

The mascot for Saint Xavier University is the "Cougars", and they participate in intercollegiate sports through the NAIA. Athletic programs that are available include:

  • Baseball (NAIA Division I)
  • Basketball (NAIA Division I)
  • Track & Field (NAIA Division I)
  • Football (NAIA Division I)
  • Soccer (NAIA Division I)

Students may visit the Saint Xavier University website to obtain a complete list of areas of study, programs, admissions information, and more that is available at this school.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the students St. Xavier University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Saint Xavier University has a total student population of about 3,700, with undergraduate students making up about 81% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $33,000-$40,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $680 to $820 per unit
  • The estimated cost for on campus housing and meals is around $14,000

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$25,494
Receiving Student Loans85%$5,922
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Saint Xavier University may provide services like:

  • Distance learning
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assisting students to find work

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Music Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
  • Speech-Language Pathology Program
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

St. Xavier University is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports being in the NAIA Division II classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conf)
  • Basketball (Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conf)
  • Track and Field (Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conf)
  • Football (Mid-States Football Association)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Bowling
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • English Language and Literature

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Visual and Performing Arts

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