Saint Xavier University

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Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Illinois

Description

Saint Xavier University continues to build upon the ideals of its founders and sponsors, the Sisters of Mercy, who in 1846, inspired by their Catholic faith and its mandate of union and charity, established an academy defined by intellectual rigor in the tradition of the Liberal Arts, the encouragement of religious faith, and action in solidarity with the economically poor of the world, especially women and children.

Students at Saint Xavier encounter a wide range of course work, co-curricular activities, community experiences, and support services designed to enhance their learning at all levels, and to help them develop more fully as confident, contributing citizen leaders of an ever-increasingly complex and global community.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 5337
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 176

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 30:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

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Contact Information

Address:
3700 W 103rd St
Chicago Illinois 60655

Website: http://www.sxu.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 773-298-8300

Additional Campuses:
Orland Park Campus
18230 Orland Parkway
Orland Park, IL 60467
www.sxu.edu/administrative/Orland_Park/orland_park.asp

Admissions Contact:
Nancy Sheehan
Associate Director, Transfer Admission, Office of Admissions
(773) 298-3076 ext. 3060
sheehan@sxu.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Dave Kokandy
International Specialist, International Admissions
1.800.462.9288
kokandy@sxu.edu

Athletics Contact:
Bob Hallberg
Athletic Director, Athletics & Fitness
(773) 298-3109
hallberg@sxu.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
There is a minimum GPA of 2.5 (from 4.0) requirement for transfer.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
There is a minimum grade requirement of "C" for transfer credit.

Credits (Min/Max):
Saint Xavier University accepts a minimum of 30 hours, maximum of 70 hours from a community college and 90 hours from a collegiate institution.

Test Scores for Applying:
SAT/ACT scores are not required for transfer student application.

Letters of Recommendation Required:

Essay(s) required:
A typed essay is required with your application describing the quality of your academic performance in the past and how you plan to be successful at Saint Xavier University. How did you hear about SXU and why did you decide to apply for admission?

Application Fee:
There is a $25 nonrefundable application fee.

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Apply Here:
http://hosted.sxu.edu/admission/application/apply.asp

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Saint Xavier University offers a Preferred Transfer Scholarship to qualified individuals of $1,000 - $9,000. No application necessary. More than 90% of our undergraduates receive financial aid.

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