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Most Helpful Review for Saint Xavier University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Victoria from University Park, IL
  • 8 out of 8 people found this review helpful

I like Saint Xavier because the classes are smaller and it is easy access to get in touch with the teacher. They help you if you have questions and it is more intimate where you can get that one on one needed sometimes.

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  • Rana from Palos Hills, IL
  • Mar-07-2014 I am a current student here

    Saint Xavier is a very supportive school to their students. They try to do whatever they can to guide the students in the right direction while helping them make the best choices. The teachers and staff overall really want their students to succeed and will do whatever it takes to do so.

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  • Girl1
  • Mar-01-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Very small, very home-y, and not as great as it is made to seem. Because it is an expensive private school, I expected it would be a very good quality school but it is not up to my standards after visiting. It also is not too good that St. Xavier is one of those schools that accepts just about anyone! Even the kids with quite terrible grades... What does that say about a private school?

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  • Luis from Burbank, IL
  • Feb-20-2014 I am a current student here

    I would say that SXU is great university for those looking for a more personal experience with their professors. The professors are great and very helpful usually if you need assistance they try and help you around your schedule. Very nice campus with a friendly and welcoming staff.

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  • Juanita from Tinley Park, IL
  • Jan-16-2014 I am a current student here

    It's a great school for nursing and education majors, although if you go there in pursuit of other professions you're likely to get a job after graduating anyways. It's overall a great school as far as teachers, it's a small private school so it's pricey, be warned. The professors, for the most part, are easy to get along with, and for students, well- there are more commuters than there are residents, so it's a very commuter-friendly school!

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  • Alma from Chicago, IL
  • Jan-10-2014 I am a current student here

    Saint Xavier University is Chicago's oldest Catholic educational institution. The university is inspired by the values of Sisters of Mercy, where the 8 core values (Respect, Excellence, Compassion, Service, Hospitality, Integrity, Diversity, and Leaning for Life), are integrated into the student's education and career. Saint Xavier University become part of your family.

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  • Cara from Blue Island, IL
  • Jan-09-2014 I am a current student here

    At SXU, there are helpful staff members, namely people who are willing to help and try to get you the resources you need. They have all types of study rooms and cafeterias and programs to take advantage of! There are all cool events and clubs to attend!

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  • Yesse from Chicago, IL
  • Jan-09-2014 I am a current student here

    Saint Xavier has a very friendly staff that will get to know you and is looking out for you. The president of the university takes the time to ensure every student is getting the education they deserve and also takes the time to meet students. Aside from having a wonderful campus, it also has friendly former students and current students that can become your friends quickly.

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  • Jocelyn from Chicago, IL
  • Dec-06-2013 I am a current student here

    The faculty here want to see you succeed. There are a lot of events posted all around the school. It's a small school so you get used to seeing similar people as the year progresses.

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  • Jasmine from Chicago, IL
  • Sep-08-2013 I am a current student here

    Saint Xavier has smaller class sized so they are more focused on you. The teachers love meetings with you just so they can get to know you. Also they have a lot of fun events.

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