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Study at Xavier University of Louisiana  Xavier University of Louisiana is a private, coeducational, liberal arts, Roman Catholic university located in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. It was established in 1915 to develop African-American Christian leadership; however, today, over half of the Student Enrolment is non-Catholic and only 10% is black. The university offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse Course Topics. Xavier is organized into the following academic divisions:

College of Arts and Sciences

College of Pharmacy

New Orleans, LA is home to Xavier University of Louisiana. New Orleans is a medium-sized city. Students select the school partly because it is a Roman Catholic school. Xavier University of Louisiana is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at the school go up to the Post-Master's certificate.

Course Topics

Students commonly pursue studies in medicine, science, and therapy and Counselling.

Xavier University of Louisiana Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 400. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 400 and 550. Since a large share of students are from out-of-state, you can assume the school has broad appeal.


Xavier University of Louisiana has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

The school has 3, 088 enrolled students. Xavier University of Louisiana has a large minority student population.

Student Life

Full-time students are the norm at the school. Xavier University of Louisiana offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans. Xavier University of Louisiana values student athletics, and belongs to the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"MISSION STATEMENT Xavier University of Louisiana is a Catholic and historically Black institution. 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. So that they will be able to assume roles of leadership and service, Xavier graduates will be:prepared for continual spiritual, moral, and intellectual development;liberally educated in the knowledge and skills required for leadership and service; and educated in a major field so that they are prepared to complete graduate or professional school and to succeed in a career and in life. "


Xavier University of Louisiana

One Drexel Drive

New Orleans, LA 70125-1098

General Phone: (504) 486-7411


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