A look at student life on the Xavier University of Louisiana campus.

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Xavier University of Louisiana

One Drexel Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana 70125-1098

Level Four or more years
Undergraduate Enrollment 2,512
Setting City
Links Financial Aid Office
Admissions Office
Online Application (Fee: $0)
Total 2019 Full-Time Undergraduate Enrollment 2,512
Total 2019 Full-Time First-Year Enrollment 832
Total 2019 Total Enrollment 3,325
Middle 50% Range of HS GPA for Freshmen 3.70 GPA
Middle 50% Range of ACT/SAT for Freshmen 23 ACT; 1080 SAT
Test Optional No
Accept Transfer Students Yes
Middle 50% Range of College GPA for Transfer Students N/A
Total 2019 Full-Time Transfer Student Enrollment 69
Catholic Order Affiliation Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament
3 Most Popular Majors Biology, Chemistry, Psychology
Unique Academic Programs Xavier offers a unique dual-degree engineering program. We also offer the X-Core program, a core curriculum designed to offer students flexibility in college course planning. The Center for Undergraduate Research and Graduate Opportunities (CURGO) offers research experiences for both non-STEM and STEM majors. All students have the ability to gain hands-on experience.
School Mascot Gold Rush (men); Gold Nuggets (women)

Interesting Facts:
  • Xavier University of Louisiana is the only historically black and Catholic institution in the nation.
  • Xavier ranks number one in African-American students who go on to complete medical school.
  • Xavier is #1 in the nation for awarding bachelor's degrees to African-American students in the biological and biomedical sciences, the physical sciences, and physics.