Saint Xavier University

Saint Xavier University

Saint Xavier University is a four-year private college located in a quiet residential neighborhood in Chicago. Founded in 1846, we are Chicago's oldest Catholic university. Saint Xavier offers an excellent educational experience within a friendly, supportive campus atmosphere. We also offer generous scholarship opportunities to make a college education affordable. These are some of the many reasons why Saint Xavier was recognized by U.S. News and World Report as among the 2017 Top 10 Best Value Regional Universities in the Midwest.

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  • 100% of new incoming freshmen receive a merit scholarshiptowards the cost of tuition. We also offer talent scholarships (for athletes, musicians, and artists) and need-based financial aid based on the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • We have over 40 different undergraduate academic programs plus graduate programs in numerous areas. All of our programs are accredited and many have special accreditation in their specific subject areas.
  • Saint Xavier has a vibrant campus life including varsity and club sports, intramural programs, student organizations based on students' interest, our own radio station, study abroad opportunities, leadership development programs, and much more.
  • We encourage students and families to visit campus by scheduling a campus tour and meeting with an admission counselor. Or, attend one of our many visit events. See our website for details, or contact us at (844) GOTO-SXU or . 

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