Xavier University (XU)

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XU can be found in Cincinnati, OH, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around seven thousand students enrolled each year at Xavier University.

Students can submit either the SAT or ACT exam scores at XU. A score within the range of 1500 - 1800 on the SAT exam, or 23 - 27 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Xavier University (XU) average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.13 - 3.45. 70% of all those who apply are granted admission to XU, from which 17 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at xavier.edu.

Overall Xavier University (XU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

70.0%

The overall acceptance rate for Xavier University was reported as 70.0% in Fall 2013 with over 10,900 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • XU SAT Scores: 1500 - 1800
  • XU ACT Scores: 23 - 27
  • XU Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into Xavier University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Xavier University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for XU has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 73.2%
  • 2010-2011: 69.2%
  • 2011-2012: 70.2%
  • 2012-2013: 67.7%
  • 2013-2014: 70.0%
  • Projected XU Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 69.5%

How Does Xavier University (XU) Compare?

70.0%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Xavier University is twenty-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
College of Mount St. Joseph87.6%
Thomas More College87.8%
Wilmington College46.0%
Central State University33.3%
Earlham College63.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants10,90753.6%46.4%
Admitted7,63245.5%54.5%
Enrolled1,28943.9%56.1%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Xavier University (XU) (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading500 - 600
Math510 - 610
Writing490 - 590
Total Score1500 - 1800
ACT®Score Range
English22 - 28
Math22 - 27
Composite Score23 - 27
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