St. Xavier University

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St. Xavier University



Tuition

$19,860 / year

Room and Board

$7,414

Application deadline

Rolling

Application fee

$25




Educational Resources

Libraries

Orland Park Campus Library

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 174,000 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 15,000 current serial subscriptions.
  • 11,327 microforms.
  • 1,200 Audio/Visual items.
  • 40 e-books.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 500 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 0 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 0 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 0 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 0 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 1,500 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

career, personal

Career

co-op education, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 19% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 6% of housing units are Singles.
  • 70% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 24% of housing units are Triples.
  • 0% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 4 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 50% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 50% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Freshmen Orientation Centered on University Services (FOCUS); Welcome Week; Midnight Boat Cruise; Homecoming and Cougar 5-K; Cougar Christmas; Midnight Breakfast; Pack the SAC; Cougar Bytes Concert Series; Spring Formal; Service Day; Taste of SXU; Black History Month; Hispanic Heritage Month; Founder's Day; Mercy Day; Virgen de Guadalupe Celebration; Black STudent Union Open Mic Nights; Take Back the Night; Soup Suppers; Blood Drives; Breast Cancer Walk; All-Campus Excellence Awards; Student Success Program Recognition; Honors Induction Ceremonies; New Student Induction & Medallion Ceremony; WXAV & Residence Life Halloween Party; Sweetheart Auction; Real World/Road Rules Panel; SXU Idol; Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration; New Student Induction & Medallion Ceremony;
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra
  • In total, there are about 33 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Beta Beta Beta ("Tri-Beta") National Biological Honor Society; Delta Mu Delta National Business Honor Society; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society; Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society; Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology; Kappa Delta Pi (International Honors Society in Education); Alpha Upsilon Alpha (Honors Society of the International Reading Association
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Ambassadors for Christ (AFC)/Upper-Room Ministry, Muslim Student Association (MSA), Ladies' Room (AFC Ministry sub-group), Men of Might (AFC Ministry sub-group), Weekly Bible Study Group, Christian Students for Peace & Justice;
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union (BSU), Unidos, Central/Eastern European Club
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Adult Non-Traditional Student Support Group (ANTS), Collegiate Music Educators' National Conference (CMENC), Cougar Cheerleading, Drama Club, FOCUS Leaders, Philosophy Club, National Student Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (NSSLHA), Opus - Literary Arts Magazine, Paw Prints - Dance Team, Political Science Forum (PSF), Peer Ministers (Campus Ministry), Residence Hall Association (RHA), Resident Assistants (RA's), Service Club, Student Activities Board (SAB), Student Ambassadors, Student Government Association (SGA), Student Nurses' Association (SNA), Student Success Program (SSP) , SXU Seminar Peer Mentors, Leadership and Outreach Council (LOC), WXAV-88. 3FM, Student-run radio station, The Xavierite student newspaper, SXU Kikon Club, (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgenders Alliance (LGBTA)), Gender Connections, People, Culture & Society, Barrier Breakers, Students for Justice in Palestine.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Xavierite (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Chicago (20), Chicago (10)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Chicago (10)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Chicago (10)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 90% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 22% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 3,000
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 0% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 0% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors

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