Saint Xavier University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$34,640
2% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$11,302
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.74%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
84.1%
7,833 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
3,523
82.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
52.8%
325 Graduates

About

Saint Xavier University is a higher education institution located in Cook County, IL. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Saint Xavier University were Registered Nursing (138 degrees awarded), General Business (72 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (53 degrees).

In 2022, 995 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Saint Xavier University. 68.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (462 degrees), 1.53 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (302 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Saint Xavier University is $34,640, which is $10,644 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Saint Xavier University is $34,640, which is $10,644 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,302.

In 2022, 97% of undergraduate students attending Saint Xavier University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 86% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$34,640
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Saint Xavier University was $34,640. The cost of tuition at Saint Xavier University is $10,644 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$11,302
2022 Value
15.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Saint Xavier University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,302. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Saint Xavier University grew by 15.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,731
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Saint Xavier University was of $9,731 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.12% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

97%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
86%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

97% of undergraduate students at Saint Xavier University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.04% with respect to 2021, when 96% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.74%
2019 Default Rate
20
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Saint Xavier University was 1.74%, which represents 20 out of the 1150 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Saint Xavier University received 7,833 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 0.681% annual growth. Out of those 7,833 applicants, 6,590 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 84.1% acceptance rate.

There were 3,523 students enrolled at Saint Xavier University in 2022.

Saint Xavier University has an overall enrollment yield of 9.97%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

84.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
6,590
Accepted Out of 7,833

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Saint Xavier University was 84.1% (6,590 admissions from 7,833 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 84.8%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 0.681%, while admissions declined by −0.106%..

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Enrollment

Saint Xavier University had a total enrollment of 3,523 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Saint Xavier University is 2,922 students and the part-time enrollment is 601. This means that 82.9% of students enrolled at Saint Xavier University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Saint Xavier University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.7% Hispanic or Latino, 35.4% White, 12% Black or African American, 2.33% Two or More Races, 2.27% Asian, 0.0852% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0852% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Saint Xavier University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (32.9%), followed by White Female (19.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (17.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (35.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (12.4%) and White Male (12.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

82.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Saint Xavier University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,523 students. The full-time enrollment at Saint Xavier University is 2,922 and the part-time enrollment is 601. This means that 82.9% of students enrolled at Saint Xavier University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Saint Xavier University was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Saint Xavier University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,576 enrolled students
  2. White
    1,247 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    424 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Saint Xavier University is 44.7% Hispanic or Latino, 35.4% White, 12% Black or African American, 2.33% Two or More Races, 2.27% Asian, 0.0852% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0852% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 373 more women than men received degrees from Saint Xavier University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Saint Xavier University is white (462 degrees awarded). There were 1.53 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (302 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Saint Xavier University is Registered Nursing (138 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (72 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (53 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Saint Xavier University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (147 degrees awarded), Biology (79 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (28 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Xavier University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,763,926 people), Accountants & auditors (1,068,759 people), Other managers (890,978 people), Secondary school teachers (579,269 people), and Financial managers (519,792 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint Xavier University in 2022 are Education (147 degrees awarded), Biology (79 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (28 degrees), Physical Sciences (17 degrees), and Business (237 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Xavier University are Surgeons, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Saint Xavier University are Education (147 degrees awarded), Biology (79 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (28 degrees), Physical Sciences (17 degrees), and Business (237 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Xavier University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,284,279 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (923,459 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (896,615 people), Computer Systems Design (627,325 people), and Banking & related activities (520,250 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint Xavier University are Education (147 degrees awarded), Biology (79 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (28 degrees), Physical Sciences (17 degrees), and Business (237 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Saint Xavier University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 138 degrees awarded
  2. 72 degrees awarded
  3. 53 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Saint Xavier University was Registered Nursing with 138 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

311
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
684
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 311 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Xavier University, which is 0.455 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (684).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 30 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Xavier University in General Business, which is 0.714 times less than the 42 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 121 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Xavier University in Registered Nursing, which is 7.12 times more than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

39%
100% Completion Time
55%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 39% of students graduating from Saint Xavier University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 55% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 56% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (77.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Saint Xavier University is Male and Asian (77.8% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    462 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    302 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    120 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Saint Xavier University is white (462 degrees awarded). There were 1.53 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (302 degrees).

6.23% of degree recipients (62 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    310 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    215 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    152 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Saint Xavier University is white female (310 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (215 degrees).

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Operations

Saint Xavier University has an endowment valued at nearly $33.1M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−19.8%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Saint Xavier University had a total salary expenditure of 67.5M. Saint Xavier University employs 35 Lecturers, 33 Associate professors and 26 Professors. Most academics at Saint Xavier University are Female Lecturer (26), Female Associate professor (17), and Male Associate professor (16).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Xavier University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 56 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 52 employees, and Service with 47 employees.

Endowment

$33.1M
2022 Endowment
4.18%
decline from 2021

Saint Xavier University has an endowment valued at about $33.1M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Saint Xavier University declined 4.18% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $13.5M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$29M
2022 Salaries
0.0377%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Saint Xavier University paid a median of $29M in salaries, which represents 43% of their overall expenditure ($67.5M) and a 0.0377% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9M
Instructional Salaries
125
Number of Employees

In 2022, Saint Xavier University paid a total of $9M to 125 employees working as instructors, which represents 31% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Lecturer
Most Common Instructor
35 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
56 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Saint Xavier University were Lecturer with 35 employees, Associate professor with 33 employees, and Professor with 26 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Xavier University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 56 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 52 employees, and Service with 47 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Lecturer
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Saint Xavier University was Female Lecturer with 26 employees, Female Associate professor with 17 employees, and Male Associate professor with 16 employees.

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