Xavier University of Louisiana


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Louisiana


Xavier University of Louisiana is Catholic and historically Black. The ultimate purpose of the University is the promotion of a more just and humane society. To this end, Xavier prepares its students to assume roles of leadership and service in society. This preparation takes place in a pluralistic teaching and learning environment that incorporates all relevant educational means, including research and community service. In all, Xavier offers degrees in some three dozen majors on the undergraduate, graduate and professional degree levels.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 3236
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Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 212

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 15:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

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Contact Information

One Drexel Drive
New Orleans Louisiana 70125

Website: http://www.xula.edu

Main Email: apply@xula.edu

Main Phone: 504-486-7411

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Admissions Contact:
Sondra C Reine
Associate Director of Admissions, Office of Admissions
(504) 520-7578

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Applying to Transfer

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Minimum Grades for Transfer:
In general, credit may be granted for courses taken that are comparable to Xavier courses and a grade of at least a C has been earned.

Credits (Min/Max):
A degree will be conferred only after the applicant has fulfilled the requirement of at least 25% of course credit in residence, eighteen hours of which must be in the major. A max of 60/2-year and 100/4-year semester hours will be accepted.

Test Scores for Applying:
Transfer applicants with less than 20 hours of college credit must present ACT or SAT scores.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
A recommendation from an appropriate university official from each institution attended as a full-time student may also be required.

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Other Requirements:
A resume or a statement of activities may be required to account for extended periods of non-enrollment.

Fall Deadline:
June 1

Spring Deadline:
December 1

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Transfers Applied: 789

Transfers Accepted: 268

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 34%

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General Financial Aid Information:
All students are automatically considered for a merit-based Xavier University scholarship at the time of application for admission. For Financial Aid complete a FAFSA as soon as possible after Jan 1st. Contact the Financial Aid Office at finaid@xula.edu.

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