Xavier University of Louisiana

country rank  813
world rank  2339

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Established in 1925, Xavier University of Louisiana is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of New Orleans (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Louisiana. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Xavier University of Louisiana (XULA) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Xavier University of Louisiana (XULA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 95 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. XULA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym XULA
Founded 1925
Motto Deo Adjuvante Non Timendum
If God is with us, Nothing is to be feared
Colours Gold and white

University Location

Address 1 Drexel Drive
New Orleans
70125-1098 Louisiana
United States
Tel +1 (504) 486 7411
Fax +1 (504) 520 7904

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Historically Black Institution
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 1 Drexel Drive
New Orleans 70125-1098
(504) 520 7388
877 928 4378

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament - www.katharinedrexel.org

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Xavier University of Louisiana's Library
Xavier University of Louisiana's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 103,670 physical volumes, 4,396 physical media, 24,831 digital/electronic medium and 239 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Xavier University of Louisiana provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,503 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1938


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • Louisiana Department of Education (LADOE)
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Council on Education (ACE)
  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
  • Association of American Colleges
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • Association of College Unions International (ACUI)
  • Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education (AILACTE)
  • Catholic Commission on Intellectual and Cultural Affairs (CCICA)
  • Conference of Southern Graduate Schools (CSGS)
  • Cooperative College Development Program (CCDP)
  • Council of Graduate Schools (CGS)
  • Council of Historically Black Graduate Schools (CHBGS)
  • United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)
  • Association of Minority Health Professional Schools (AMHPS)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

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