Saint Xavier University

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Saint Xavier University (SXU) is a four-year private university in Chicago, Illinois. It is highly regarded for its academic programs, offering over 80 undergraduate and graduate programs through five different schools.

U.S. News & World Report’s annual list, America’s Best Colleges, named Saint Xavier one of the 40 best universities in the Midwest for comprehensive Master’s programs. Students can pursue Master’s degrees in Business Administration, Nursing, Education, Computer Science, Speech and Language Pathology, and a variety of other fields.

Saint Xavier was established in 1846 by the Sisters of Mercy. The original campus was located in downtown Chicago and was destroyed in the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. The current campus was soon rebuilt on 5 acres of land in the city’s southwest side.

General Information

Admission Office

3700 West 103rd Street

Chicago, IL 60655

(773) 298-3050

(800) 462-9288

Fax: (773) 298-3076

[email protected]

Contact: Kathleen Carlson

Vice President of Student Recruitment and Enrollment Planning
Main Address

3700 West 103rd Street

Chicago, IL 60655

(773) 298-3000

Total undergrads: 3,169

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 553

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,160

Graduate enrollment: 2,168


Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 71%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – Voice/Opera B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Botany B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B,C
Actuarial Science B
Business – General B
International Business B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B


Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Education – General B
History Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine C
Nursing (RN) B
Premedicine B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B
Speech-Language Pathology B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B


Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Theology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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